Upper West Side Snags 10 Spots On The Annual Village Voice “Best Of NYC” List

The Village Voice recently published their annual “Best Of NYC” list and the Upper West Side is pretty well represented. Like any “Best…” list, I’m sure not everyone will agree with the choices. Still, I’d rather have these ten than none.

Upper West Side Week In Review: 9/12 – 9/18/11

A round-up of some of the most popular posts from the past week: October Spa Week Reservations Now Available Fiery 3-Car Crash At Amsterdam & 104th Injures Six (With Video & Photo Gallery) Upper West Side Filming Location: Imogene (Great Cast!) Tickets For 3rd Annual NYC Wingfest At UWS Boast Basin Cafe Now On Sale [...]

Upper West Side Openings & Closings: Spices & Tease, Century 21, Uniqlo

Looks like Spices & Tease, first scheduled to launch by June, is getting ready to finally open their doors. MUW readers Jim (photo above) and Sam & Alissa (photo at bottom of post) wrote in to say the finishing touches are being put on the store, with Sam noting that the spices are already in [...]

Upper West Side Week In Review: 8/15/11 – 8/21/11

A round-up of some of the most popular posts from the past week: Homeless Man Found Squatting In Ann Curry’s Vacant UWS Townhouse UWS Wine Bar “Wine & Roses” Served With Eviction Papers In NYS Civil Court Upper West Side Photo Of The Day: Double Rainbow Over The Neighborhood “Boarding School Bandit” Pleads Guilty To [...]

Upper West Side Openings: Jacob’s Pickles, Polarn O. Pyret

UPDATE 12/19: Jacobs’s Pickles is finally open In March, the word on the street about the new restaurant moving into 509 Amsterdam (between 84th & 85th) was that it would be named “Snack Bar” and “bring a Lower East Side feel uptown.” It now appears that something called “Jacob’s Pickles,” which may very well be [...]

Upper West Side Openings & Closings: Physique 57, P & G Bar, Uniqlo

Physique 57, a fitness studio with locations in New York, Los Angeles, and the Hamptons, has added the Upper West Side to their portfolio. Today marked the first day of business at their new location inside the historic Ansonia (Broadway & 73rd). NY1 had a feature on them last week — check out the link [...]

Upper West Side Openings: Century 21, Uniqlo, Polarn O. Pyret

It’s been almost exactly a year since news first broke that the Barnes & Noble at 66th & Broadway was closing and would be replaced by clothing store Century 21. To celebrate that anniversary of sorts, the store now has an official opening date.

Upper West Side Week In Review: 8/8/11 – 8/14/11

A round-up of some of the most popular posts from the past week: Upper West Side Blue Donkey Bar Shutters, Blames Vocal Angry Neighbor Alec Baldwin Ditching Upper West Side For SoHo & Yoga Instructor Girlfriend Second Triathlete Dies After (Mostly) Upper West Side Race Police Make Arrest In Connection To “Serial Groper” Case Upper [...]

Upper West Side Opening: Uniqlo Pop-Up Store

@chippygee tweeted last night night that at least one of the two new UNIQLO pop-up stores mentioned earlier in the week is supposed to be open as of 10:00 am today.

Upper West Side Openings: UNIQLO, Athleta

Those two empty storefronts pictured above (Broadway, btw. 87/88, left & Broadway, btw. 61/62, right) won’t be vacant much longer. UPDATE 8/13: The store between 61st & 62nd appears to be open now – no confirmation on the other one yet. Shophound (link via Racked) reports that UNIQLO, the Japanese-based clothing chain, is opening two [...]