Posts Tagged ‘UWS’

Food Fight at Food City

Written by Megan Finnegan Bungeroth on . Posted in Breaking News, News West Side Spirit, West Side Spirit

Photo by Karl Crutchfield The perfect neighborhood grocery store—one with a variety of products, fresh produce, good prices and friendly staff – is a precious commodity in Manhattan, and many Upper West Side residents have found that grocery store standby in Food City, a family-owned outpost on Columbus Avenue between West 94th and 95th streets. A seemingly intractable labor [&hellip
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Rezoning Battle Rages on UWS

Written by Megan Finnegan Bungeroth on . Posted in Breaking News, News West Side Spirit, West Side Spirit

Dozens of supporters and a fair number of detractors showed up at Community Board 7’s meeting to express their views on the proposed retail rezoning initiative for the Upper West Side. The proposal from the City Planning Commission would limit storefront widths along certain sections of Broadway, Amsterdam and Columbus Avenue, in an effort to encourage small individually-owned "mom and pop" shops and keep big banks and chain stores out
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Second Annual Business Survey Shows Signs of Life on West Side

Written by admin on . Posted in News West Side Spirit

Business isn’t booming yet, but commerce on the Upper West Side is definitely experiencing a comeback. That’s the consensus emerging from local business leaders and the conclusion indicated by West Side Spirit’s second business survey, conducted almost exactly a year after the first. The methodology this year was the same: Feb. 22, West Side Spirit [&hellip
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