Upper West Side Openings & Closings: Gotham Burger Company, Verizon, Brief Encounters

Gotham Burger Company opened for business on the Upper West Side earlier this evening. The kosher burger restaurant based out of Teaneck, NJ is located at 726 Amsterdam (between 95th & 96th).

UWS Openings & Closings: Verizon Wireless, Obama Campaign Office, Alexis Bittar Jewelry

It’s been more than ten months since word first broke that Verizon Wireless would be taking over the old H&H Bagels spot at 2239 Broadway (corner of 80th). They finally opened last week, just in time for Black Friday and the holiday shopping season.

UWS Openings & Closings: The Purple Fig, Verizon Wireless (In Former H & H Bagels Space)

It’s day three of “The Purple Fig Death Watch.” Posted on Monday that the restaurant had not reopened from their “summer vacation” as planned and that their telephone was disconnected. Then yesterday, despite all indications that the restaurant had ceased operating, a deal was listed for them on Groupon. Today, that deal seems to be [...]

UWS Openings & Relocations: Verizon Wireless (In Former H&H Bagels Spot), Paper Source

Looks like there’s finally some serious action going on at the dilapidated corner of Broadway & 80th, previously home to H & H Bagels for nearly 40 years. Plywood went up today around both the former H & H spot, as well as the adjacent two spaces that used to house Magic Smile and Oz [...]

Upper West Side Openings: Beacon… Something, Red Velvet Bakery, Verizon Wireless, H&H Bagels

A mystery opening of sorts is slated for the ground floor of the Beacon Hotel at 2130 Broadway (between 74th & 75th). As you can see from the sign above (thanks to MUW reader @dzoldan), a liquor license has been filed under the completely uninformative name of “Beacon Operating LLC.”