Upper West Side Openings & Reopenings: Gastronomie 491, Starbucks, Verizon Wireless, Unamed Children’s Clothing Concept, Abbey Pub, Hungarian Pastry Shop

I first mentioned Gastronomie 491 (491 Columbus, between 83rd & 84th) way back in September. At the time, word was they’d open “sometime in October.” As with many openings in the neighborhood, things moved a little slower than originally planned. However, the wait is now over — the gourmet market and cafe is opening for [...]

Columbus Square Begins to Seek Out Small Retailers

Now that a slew of big-name chains have settled into Columbus Square, the large development surrounding Columbus between 97th and 100th, the realty group who is filling retail space is looking to community businesses.  Winick Realty Group sent out a press release this week announcing their search for smaller retailers to fill the remaining spaces, [...]