Upper West Side Openings & Closings: Maje, Kate Spade, Variazioni, Radio Shack, Town Shop

Looks like women’s clothing boutique Maje is coming to the Upper West Side. Signage recently appeared at the old Space NK Apothecary store at 217 Columbus (between 69th & 70th). When it opens later this summer, it will be Maje’s fifth NYC store (I believe they also have showroom space at Bloomingdale’s).

UWS Openings: Tasti D-Lite, El Mitote, Variazioni

UPDATE 10/1: Turns out this is NOT a new Tasti D-Lite. The one on Broadway has closed and is relocating to the space pictured above sometime in October. Looks like the neighborhood is getting a new Tasti D-Lite — it will be the fourth location on the UWS. Oddly, this one is opening barely a [...]

UWS Openings & “Not Closings”: The Purple Fig, 7-Eleven, Variazioni

I’ve spent the past three days speculating that The Purple Fig had closed for good (here, here & here). It turned out to be as unproductive as speculation usually is… Looks like Purple Fig will indeed be reopening.

UWS Openings & Closings: Variazioni, Hot & Crusty

Women’s clothing boutique Variazioni has been busy on the Upper West Side of late. In April, they opened opened their second neighborhood store at 2659 Broadway (corner of 101st). On  Monday, they opened their third at 181 Columbus (corner of 68th).

UWS Openings & Closings: Variazioni, Michaels

Mentioned in February that the former All Bright Trading Company space at 2659 Broadway (corner of 101st) was being gutted. It has now reopened at Variazioni, a women’s clothing boutique.