Another Place to Buy $200 Jeans Opening on Columbus

by - June 9, 2010 at 10:07 am - - Comments Off on Another Place to Buy $200 Jeans Opening on Columbus

IMG_4676Paige PPD, a California jean store, will soon be selling its $200 denim on Columbus Avenue between 71st and 72nd Streets, in the space vacated by a Godiva chocolate shop. Read More / Comment »

Open and Shut: New Stuff Just in Time for Summer

by - June 7, 2010 at 1:59 am - - Comments Off on Open and Shut: New Stuff Just in Time for Summer

If you’ve ever wondered what a dark chocolate chili martini tastes like, you can now satisfy your curiosity. In fact, lots of new restaurants and stores will give Upper West Siders a Read More / Comment »

Tavern on the Green to Become Snack Bar, Vistor Center

by - May 21, 2010 at 9:45 am - - 1 Comment

tavern padlock2One of the most famous restaurants in New York City, known for its gorgeous Tiffany lamps and filet mignon, could be serving your kids corn dogs this summer.

Talks just broke down between Read More / Comment »

New Time Warner Cable Location Holds Grand Opening

by - May 19, 2010 at 1:36 pm - - Comments Off on New Time Warner Cable Location Holds Grand Opening

The new Time Warner Cable spot on 96th Street and Broadway, where you can buy new cable service, pay your bill, and test out products, officially opened yesterday Read More / Comment »

Open and Shut: You Must Buy These Princess Baby Bling Shoes

by - May 17, 2010 at 2:27 am - - 1 Comment

Even as businesses continue to close down, new dreamers (including people from Brooklyn!) think they can make it here. This month, the casualties include a plant store, a restaurant, a coffee shop and a chocolate shop. But lots of exciting Read More / Comment »

Bright Lights, Tight Spandex: The Swimsuit Hunt is On!

by - May 15, 2010 at 11:29 am - - 1 Comment

bikini1Editor’s Note: Cheryl Wischhover is the Westside Independent’s style columnist. And yes, because you asked, the Upper West Side does have style.

By Cheryl Wischhover
It’s May. We all know what that means: Time to start thinking about swimsuits. OK, possibly we have different ideas about what May means. Anyway, retailers actually Read More / Comment »

Mom & Pop Stores Could be Displaced by Redevelopment

by - May 5, 2010 at 2:43 pm - - 4 Comments

columbus house1The owners of 95 West 95th Street want to redevelop the bottom two floors of the apartment building with new commercial and community space, but neighbors are upset that they could lose the small stores that are there now. Read More / Comment »

Open and Shut: New Local Options for Hair, Nails, and Beef

by - May 3, 2010 at 1:14 am - - 1 Comment

This week’s Open and Shut comes to you in two’s: two new places to make yourself pretty, two competing phone stores just blocks away from each other, two new restaurants serving beef products. All that, plus Read More / Comment »

Pharmacy Records Transfer Rankles Some Locals

by - April 16, 2010 at 1:07 pm - - 1 Comment

therapieTherapie, a “lifestyle emporium” on 74th Street and Columbus Avenue, closed its pharmacy this week and transferred its customers to drug store behemoth Duane Reade. Some of them aren’t so pleased Read More / Comment »

Open and Shut: Good for Your Brain, Not Your Body

by - April 13, 2010 at 2:14 am - - 1 Comment

High-concept restaurants have been shutting down on the Upper West Side, but burgers keep flooding the neighborhood. More diner food is on its way, and our Mexican food options are multiplying. Also, two companies in Read More / Comment »

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