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  • alternate textFrom left: David Yurman at 712 Madison Avenue and Tah-Poozie at 50 Greenwich Avenue

    On the Upper East Side, a new Italian eatery is opening at 768 Madison Avenue on the corner of 66th Street. Luna Espresso is opening its doors at 1593 First Avenue on the corner of 83rd Street. David Yurman has opened a new location at 712 Madison Avenue on the corner of 63rd Street. A meatball street cart has opened on 58th Street between Second and Third avenues.
    A Heartland Brewery has opened in the Port Authority, according to Midtown Lunch. Pizza by Cer Te has opened at 132 East 56th Street between Park and Lexington avenues. A new coffee shop called B Koffie has opened at 370 West 51st Street on the corner of Ninth Avenue. Argo Tea will
    be bringing teas to 1792 Broadway near 58th Street. There were
    grumblings about a Grom gelato shop opening near Columbus Circle.
    Signage in the window two doors north of the Argo Tea spot indicate
    that Grom will be opening there soon…. [more]

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    From left: the Sunglass Hut on the corner of 49th Street and Fifth Avenue, and Graceland at the corner of Avenue A and 2nd Street

    An eatery specializing in lobster rolls is opening in mid-May at 242 East 81st Street near the corner of Second Avenue. On the Upper West Side, the Westside Independent brings word of several new openings, including a children’s store called Giggle at 350 Amsterdam Avenue between 76th and 77th streets; a Mexican restaurant and bar called Jalapeno at 77 West 68th Street on the corner of Columbus Avenue; a new Time Warner Cable store on the corner of 96th and Broadway; a new street-level studio for public television company WNET on the corner of 66th Street and Broadway; and a Mexican eatery called Cafe Frida at 768 Amsterdam Avenue on the corner of 98th Street. An eatery specializing in homestyle Chinese food called Walle is opening at 251 East 53rd Street near the corner of Second Avenue. A Sunglass Hut location is opening on the corner of 49th Street and Fifth Avenue. Bill’s Bar & Burger is expanding beyond its Meatpacking District environs and opening a Midtown location at 16 West 51st Street between Fifth and Sixth avenues this summer. An on-the-go food shop called Market has opened in the Grand Hyatt hotel at 109 East 42nd Street between Park and Lexington avenues. A Lego store is opening in Rockefeller Center in a former Brookstone location at 620 Fifth Avenue near the corner of 50th Street. Grimaldi’s pizzeria is opening in the Limelight Marketplace in Chelsea at 47 West 20th Street near Sixth Avenue in early May…. [more]

  • alternate textFrom left: Fultummy’s at 221 Columbia Street and Atomic Passion at 430 East 9th Street

    In Harlem, a new eatery Chocolat has opened at 2217 Eighth Avenue near the corner of 120th Street. Doug E.’s Fresh Chicken and Waffles, meanwhile, plans to open by summer at 2245 Adam Clayton Powell Boulevard on the corner of 132nd Street.
    Macaron Cafe is opening a new location on 59th Street between Madison and Park avenues. The Tri Tip Grill is opening in Midtown at 30 Rockefeller Plaza. In the East Village, the Lounge at Dixon Place has opened at 161A Chrystie Street between Rivington and Delancey streets. Pa-Plern Thai eatery is opening at 6 Clinton Avenue near the corner of East Houston Street. South Brooklyn Pizza is opening up in the East Village as well, at 122 First Avenue between 7th Street and St. Marks Place. In the West Village, after shuttering last year due to a kitchen fire, Annisa is reopening at 13 Barrow Street near the corner of West 4th Street. French designer Isabel Marant has opened a Soho boutique at 55 Greene Street on the corner of Broome Street…. [more]

  • alternate textFrom left: JC Hibachi at 198A Orchard Street and Senor Swanky’s at 513 Columbus Avenue

    The Upper East Side will see a new Sur La Table location move in at 1320 Third Avenue on the corner of 76th Street. This will be the second New York City location. The Grand Hyatt hotel in Midtown has opened Market, a small food stand that utilizes locally-grown ingredients, in its lobby at 109 East 42nd Street between Park and Lexington avenues. A new food court is reportedly moving in on 32nd Street between Broadway and Fifth Avenue. The STK restaurant line has signed a 20-year lease for space in the Grace Building at 1114 Sixth Avenue on the corner of 43rd Street, according to a press release.
    Grand Central Terminal will welcome an eco-friendly beauty and fashion boutique pop-up shop, EcoLux, on April 19, just in time for Earth Day, on April 22. The shop will remain open till April 24. Queens-based burger shop Bare is opening its first Manhattan location at 535 La Guardia Place between Bleecker and West 3rd streets…. [more]


  • From left: Crumbs at 109 Montague Street and Neo Sushi at 2298 Broadway

    Beecher’s Handmade Cheese, a Seattle mainstay, is opening a cheese factory at 900 Broadway on the corner of 20th Street in the Flatiron District. A used bookstore is opening in the East Village on Avenue A between 4th and 5th streets, according to the EV Grieve blog. Popular wine bar Terroir is planning to open a new location, called Terroir Tribeca, at 24 Harrison Avenue between Greenwich and Hudson streets. Kastel cocktail lounge is opening in the Trump Soho condo-hotel April 9 at 246 Spring Street near Varick Street…. [more]


  • From left: the Psychic Boutique at 497 Myrtle Avenue and Ellen at 122 Ludlow Street

    A new taco truck called El Camioncito has opened near Penn Station at the corner of 31st Street and Seventh Avenue. Nearby, the Empire Room, a ground-floor bar in the Empire State Building at 350 Fifth Avenue between 33rd and 34th streets, has opened. A new Irish gastro-pub has had its soft opening at 247 West 30th Street between Seventh and Eighth avenues, with an official opening date planned for April. ?Farther west, the Ink48 hotel at 653 11th Avenue on the corner of 48th Street has opened its new rooftop lounge. In the East Village, two recently-vacated neighboring spaces at 105 Avenue A and 103 Avenue A between 6th and 7th streets are reportedly reopening as one, larger eatery. A new Peruvian restaurant called Bar Paya is opening in the neighborhood as well, on Second Avenue near 4th Street…. [more]


  • From left: Parilla Steakhouse at 3379 Broadway and Eighty One at 45 West 81st Street

    In Hamilton Heights, Harlem + Bespoke brings word that Parilla Steakhouse is opening at 3379 Broadway at the corner of 137th Street. Staten Island mainstay Talay Thai is planning to open an Upper East Side location on the corner of 95th Street and First Avenue. On the Upper West Side, the Westside Independent reported a few openings. Canteen 82, a new restaurant, is opening on Columbus Avenue between 82nd and 83rd streets, and up the avenue, Scratch restaurant, is opening at 680 Columbus Avenue on the corner of 93rd Street. Scottrade is opening a new location in 1,400 square feet at the corner of 88th Street and Broadway. Despite the recent spate of retailers abandoning the Plaza Retail Collection stores at the hotel at One Central Park South, which The Real Deal reported yesterday, high-end clothier Ungaro officially announced that it will open a boutique there…. [more]


  • From left: the Moldy Fig at 178 Stanton Street and Grocer John’s at 5-19 West 14th Street

    In Midtown, the much anticipated Ma Peche restaurant, from famed chef David Chang, is rumored to be opening in the next couple of weeks at 15 West 56th Street between Fifth and Sixth avenues. Racked has reported that Tiffany & Co. is opening its third New York City location in the Flatiron District at 200 Fifth Avenue on the corner of East 23rd Street. After being ravaged by a fire last June, Teany vegan cafe is reopening on the Lower East Side at 90 Rivington Street between Orchard and Ludlow streets. The Bowery Boogie blog brings word that a new jazz bar called the Moldy Fig will be opening at 178 Stanton Street between Clinton and Attorney streets. A restaurant called Seven Rivers of India is set to open at 203 East Houston Street between Orchard and Ludlow streets…. [more]


  • From left: N.Y. Deli at 307 East 14th Street and Great NY Noodletown at 28 Bowery

    On the Upper West Side, an Eater tipster brings word that gelato spot Grom is opening at Columbus Circle. Housing Works thrift shop will have a new outpost at 730-732 Ninth Avenue on the corner of 50th Street in Midtown. In the East Village, the EV Grieve blog says that a new deli has opened at 307 East 14th Street near the corner of Second Avenue. The former Café Brama location on the corner of Second Avenue and 10th Street is being transformed into a pizzeria. A new waffle shop is opening in Greenwich Village at 120 West 3rd Street on the corner of MacDougal Street. On the Lower East Side, Chloe Sevigny’s brother’s new bar and eatery Kenmare has opened at 98 Kenmare Street near the corner of Mott Street. Longtime resident of 3 Essex Street, M. Schames & Son paints, is planning to relocate to 90 Delancey Street between Ludlow and Orchard streets. Soho has welcomed a boutique store from French handbag designer Jerome Dreyfuss at 473 Broome Street on the corner of Greene Street…. [more]


  • The Standard Beer Garden at 848 Washington Street and Vogue Beauty Spa at 322 Grand Street

    In Harlem, a new sandwich shop called Kuti has opened on the corner of 116th Street and Manhattan Avenue, according to Harlem + Bespoke. The Westside Independent brings word of lots of openings on the Upper West Side, including Cocofe cafe at 244 West 72nd Street between Broadway and West End Avenue, Associated Supermarkets at 801 Amsterdam Avenue in the Columbus Square development, Bank of America at 200 West 72nd Street, and a children’s creative writing center called Writopia Lab at 155 West 81st Street between Amsterdam and Columbus avenues. A little further south, a Goodburger location is opening on Eighth Avenue between 57th and 58th streets. Pro Hot Korean eatery in Midtown on 56th Street between Fifth and Sixth avenues is closed until April 19 for renovations. A new Chelsea bar called Drunken Horse has opened at 225 10th Avenue between 23rd and 24th streets. In Murray Hill, vegetarian restaurant Bhojan is open at 102 Lexington Avenue on the corner of 27th Street. A restaurant with a stock market theme called the Exchange Bar and Grill is opening in April in the Gramercy Park area at 256 Third Avenue between 20th and 21st streets.
    Nearby, Chipotle chain restaurant has opened a new location at the corner of 14th Street and Irving Place…. [more]


  • From left: My Most Favorite Food at 247 West 72nd Street and Blarney Stone at 121 Fulton Street

    Urban Outfitters is set to take space at the base of Ariel West tower at 2625 Broadway between 99th and 100th Streets this summer. The location marks the apparel and household products retailer’s seventh Manhattan location, according to a press release from Newmark Knight Frank, which represented the landlord. A kosher restaurant called My Most Favorite Food is opening soon at 247 West 72nd Street between Broadway and West End Avenue. On the Upper East Side, Exhale spa has opened in Manhattan House at 200 East 66th Street on the corner of Third Avenue. A Neapolitan-style pizzeria is opening in Midtown at 120 East 57th Street between Park and Lexington avenues.
    The Brickyard Gastropub is slated to open in Midtown on the corner of Ninth Avenue and 52nd Street. After a brief hiatus, Solo restaurant at 550 Madison Avenue between 55th and 56th streets is reopening today, according to a press release. In Greenwich Village, Pubblico Espresso Bar is opening at 124 MacDougal Street near the corner of West 3rd Street…. [more]


  • In & Out boutique and Ellis Bar

    On the Upper East Side, new Swedish beauty boutique In & Out has opened on Madison Avenue between 77th and 78th streets. Today only, the Time Warner Center at 10 Columbus Circle is offering a pop-up tea party from until 6 p.m., featuring tea service, snacks and other treats. In Midtown, the Heartland Brewery is coming to where 41st Street intersects with the Port Authority, Eater reported. In Chelsea, a new eatery called Alpha Asian Cuisine is opening on the corner of Eighth Avenue and 19th Street. Famed restaurateur Jean-Georges Vongerichten has opened a new restaurant called ABC Kitchen on the first floor of ABC Carpet in Gramercy at 18 East 35th Street between Park Avenue South and Broadway. New Indonesian restaurant Satay Junction has opened at 28 Greenwich Avenue between Charles and West 10th streets in the West Village. Also, restaurateur Cobi Levy is one step closer to opening a tapas bar at the former Beatrice Inn spot at 285 West 12th Street on the corner of West 4th Street, after getting some tepid support from Community Board 2…. [more]


  • From left: the Nutbox and Chabela’s

    On the Upper East Side, Lanvin is slated to open a third U.S. boutique at 815 Madison Avenue between 68th and 69th streets in mid-June. In Midtown, a new Grand Sichuan is opening on 46th Street between Eighth and Ninth avenues. Mustang Cafe at 22 West 38th Street between Fifth and Sixth avenues is open. Brooklyn chain Nutbox, which has a Chelsea Market location, is opening at 49 East 8th Street in the former Big Bag space on the corner of Mercer Street in Greenwich Village. Custom-made jewelry store Mirari at 70 East 1st Street near First Avenue is closing, as is its neighbor Alpana Bawa. The Monk Thrift Shop on Avenue A near 10th Street is relocating, but the site of its new home is unclear. Cheep’s restaurant is heading into the old Cinderella’s Falafel space on the corner of Second Avenue and St. Marks Place, also in the East Village…. [more]


  • From left: True Perfection Kitchen & Bath at 3102 Avenue U and Grand Sichuan at 15 Seventh Avenue South

    Spanish clothier Desigual is opening a Midtown location near the corner of 34th Street and Fifth Avenue. Murray Hill will soon welcome a new restaurant, Marcony, at 184 Lexington Avenue near the corner of 31st Street. In Gramercy, a new eatery called Baoguette and Thao Noodles has opened at 241 Third Avenue on the corner of 19th Street. Lower East Side ice cream shop Labortorio del Gelato is opening a new location at 188 Ludlow Street near the corner of East Houston this summer. In Brooklyn, Greenwood Heights is getting a new pizza place called Barro at 725 Fourth Avenue. A new boutique shop called Black Gold is opening in Carroll Gardens at 461 Court Street in the near future. In Queens, at JFK airport’s Terminal 4, Palm Bar & Grille opens as Mexican eatery Skinny Cantina sets to open in Long Island City at 47-05 Center Boulevard. Famed Spanish chef Jose Andres said that he plans to open a restaurant in New York City sometime in the next five year. No word yet on what neighborhood he’s eyeing. Amid these openings, there was news of one closure, possibly temporary. In the West Village, Grand Sichuan at 15 Seventh Avenue South between Carmine and Leroy streets was hit with a Department of Health closure…. [more]


  • From left: Gansevoort Park South at 420 Park Avenue South and Brooklyn Star at 33 Havemeyer Street

    Swarovski crystal retailer has announced plans to open a shop at 200 West 34th Street on the corner of Seventh Avenue, near Penn Station. Secondhand Rose, a 45-year vintage wallpaper shop, is opening a Flatiron location at 230 Fifth Avenue on the corner of 27th Street. Nearby, things are looking good for a summer opening at the Gansevoort Park South at 420 Park Avenue South on the corner of 29th Street. What was supposed to be a pop-up shop for Phaidon books at 100 Wooster Street between Spring and Prince streets in Soho is turning permanent.
    Restaurateur John McDonald is reportedly angling to open a third Mercer Street restaurant. While the official plans are not yet clear, McDonald, who owns Lure Fishbar and MercBar in the Soho neighborhood, is reportedly envisioning it to be an fancy burger joint. In Brooklyn, a group of restaurateurs is pitching a possible burger joint to the Community Board 1 for Greenpoint called Park Picnic. The spot would be located near Lorimer Street and Driggs Avenue. Prospect Heights will soon welcome a new coffee joint called the Penny House Café at 732 Washington Avenue…. [more]


  • From left: Busy Bee Bikes at 437 East 6th Street and Operations at 60 Mercer Street

    The much-anticipated Upper West Side outpost of Trader Joe’s, at 200 West 72nd Street on the corner of Broadway, is now slated to open in late September or early October, according to Westside Independent. In the West Village, Pizza Roma eatery has just penned a 10-year lease for 1,100-square-feet at 263 Bleecker Street between Morton and Cornelia streets. After a run-in with the law, Busy Bee Bikes has reopened at 437 East 6th Street between First Avenue and Avenue A. Spanish tapas restaurant Lizarran is opening at 45 Mercer Street between Broome and Grand streets…. [more]


  • From left: Kyochon on Fifth Avenue between 32nd and 33rd streets and Agnes and Eva’s Cafe at 243 East 13th Street

    Dinner will be served at Torrisi Italian Specialties, at 250 Mulberry Street, near Prince Street, March 9 on the Lower East Side. A Brother Jimmy’s will be arriving in the former Irving Mill space next Monday at 116 East 16th Street, near Irving Place. It’s name: Brother Jimmy’s Union Square. Polar Lounge at the Marcel Hotel recently opened at 201 East 24th Street. Tomorrow is supposed to be opening day for Midtown Kyochon, a Korean fried chicken establishment, on Fifth Avenue between 32nd and 33rd streets, marking the chain’s first Manhattan eatery…. [more]


  • From left: A+ Thai Place at 1007 Second Avenue and Cafe Brama at 157 Second Avenue

    On the Upper West Side, the Westside Independent brings word of several new retailers. On the corner of 92nd Street and Amsterdam Avenue, a new restaurant called Kikuchi Sushi is opening. Valley Drugs has begun welcoming customers at 850 Amsterdam Avenue near 101st Street, where another drug store once stood. A Mediterranean eatery called Vareli is opening at 2869 Broadway between 111th and 112th streets. A new eatery called A+ Thai Place has opened at 1007 Second Avenue between 53rd and 54th streets. A new home furnishings store called La Maisone Supreme is coming to the West Village at 617 Hudson Street on the corner of Jane Street. After closing its Dumbo location, Mexican eatery Hecho en Dumbo is establishing a new location on the Lower East Side at 354 Bowery near 4th Street. Nearby, a new restaurant called JC Hibachi is opening at 198A Orchard Street at the corner of East Houston Street…. [more]


  • From left: Dish D’Lish at 1424 Sheepshead Bay Road and Noisette at 46 North 6th Street

    On the Upper West side, Tangled Vine wine bar is opening March 1 at 434 Amsterdam Avenue on the corner of 81st Street. Meanwhile, on the Upper East Side, construction of clothier Reed Krakoff’s new store at 831 Madison Avenue between 69th and 70th streets is underway, and a fall 2010 opening date is expected. In Midtown, new rooftop bar called Upstairs at the Kimberly Hotel plans to open this March at the hotel, at 145 East 50th Street between Lexington and Third avenues. Also in Midtown, My Suit, which sells made-to-measure suits, has opened at 360 Madison Avenue, and is looking for other spaces in the Wall Street and Rockefeller Center areas, according to Women’s Wear Daily. In Chelsea, a spa featuring salt caves — thought to improve complexion and breathing — has opened in Chelsea at 133 West 22nd Street between Sixth and Seventh avenues. The Jane Hotel’s Ballroom is reopening at 113 Jane Street between Washington Street and 11th Avenue in the West Village this Monday after shuttering in October due to neighborhood complaints, according to the Dizzy Fizz…. [more]


  • From left: Il Cuntuccio at 478 Smith Street and Organic Avenue at 101 Stanton Street

    Upper East Side catering company Michelle’s Kitchen has opened a French/Belgium hybrid Michelle’s Restaurant on 46th Street between Fifth and Sixth avenues, according to Midtown Lunch. Burberry is reportedly coming to the Upper West Side. Word is spreading that city officials are hoping to install a permanent outdoor market at the South Street Seaport. In Chelsea, popular paella spot Socarrat is opening an adjacent bar called Soccarrat Bar De Vinos at 259 West 19th Street between Seventh and Eighth avenues. Los Angeles-based consignment store Decadestwo plans to open a New York City pop-up shop at 79 Greene Street from March 18 to March 21. In Brooklyn, an international sandwich eatery called Fultummys is opening soon at 221 Columbia Street between Union and Sackett streets in the Columbia Street Waterfront District, according to the Word on Columbia Street blog. An as-of-yet unknown restaurant is setting up shop in Downtown Brooklyn at 189 Bridge Street. In Cobble Hill, a pizzeria called Il Cuntuccio is opening shop at 478 Smith Street, according to the Cobble Hill Blog…. [more]