IMPORTANT: Health Department Warns Of Possible Hepatitis A Exposure At 97th Street Westside Market

Well here’s some disconcerting news to start the weekend: Customers who purchased pre-cut fruit from the Westside Market at 2589 Broadway (between 97th & 98th) between 8/9 & 8/22 are urged to get a hepatitis A vaccination as a precaution due to possible contamination from an infected worker. Below is the full press release from [...]

Upper West Side Openings: Blockheads Burritos, West Side Market, 2381 Broadway

Looking for a little help on this one… MUW reader Ilene sent in this photo of 2381 Broadway (between 87th/88th) noting “the for rent signs are gone and the windows are hidden behind paper.” This was the temporary home of one of the Upper West Side Uniqlo pop-up shops that were open during the summer. [...]

Upper West Side Week In Review: 10/3 – 10/9/11

A round-up of some of the most popular posts from the past week: Can You Hear Me Now? Cell Phone Service Coming To UWS Subway Stations Video From Black Eyed Peas Central Park Concert 4 NYC UWS Animal Blessing Brings Out Camels & Yaks, Among Others Another Water Main Break On West 82nd UWS Real [...]

Upper West Side Openings & Closings: Eddie’s Pizza Truck, Golden Boy Grocery, West Side Market

People tend to think of food trucks as mobile vehicles that drive around, but Eddie’s Pizza Truck (a finalist in this year’s “Vendy Awards”) just landed a permanent spot in Richard Tucker Square at Broadway & 66th. Rather than a “truck,” it appears as though the UWS location will be more of a cart — [...]

Upper West Side Openings: New Westside Market

Got a press release the other day that West Side Market is opening their fourth Manhattan store, which will be their third on the Upper West Side. The new store will be located at 2589 Broadway, between 97th & 98th. This spot was previously a Duane Reade (who knew Duane Reades closed!) The space will [...]

Upper West Side Celebrity Sightings

Jerry Stiller was spotted on the Upper West Side last Thursday.  The comedian, often recognized for his role as Frank Costanza on Seinfeld, was “eyeing the fruit” at West Side Market (Broadway between 76th and 77th) at about 11:00 pm.  Thanks to My Upper West tipster Mark for the info. Also spotted recently was Elisabeth [...]