Category Archives: Store Openings

Shake Shack opening soon on Harlem’s 125th street

As Shake Shack prepares to open their Harlem store on 125th street, some residents are excited and some local burger joints are concerned. Harlem Shake and Harlem Burger Co which are both located nearby. are hoping their clientele will continue to come. Some of the offerings are similar. There is no set date yet for the opening of Shake Shack in Harlem but there is partnership with a local bakery, Lady Lexis pies to produce an item only available at the Harlem store. Also 5% of the custard sales will go to a local charity, Harlem Grown.

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The Author-  Brian Silvestry , a licensed real estate broker, has been selling residential and commercial real estate since 1999. He has sold in every neighborhood from Battery Park City to Washington Heights.

Trader Joe’s Upper West announces opening date

The Upper West Side Trader Joe’s, located between 92nd and 93rd street on Columbus avenue will be opening on May 4th at 10am according to NBC.

A Soho Trader Joe’s is not far behind as they recently held a job fair for the store on Spring street.

The Author-  Brian Silvestry , a licensed real estate broker, has been selling residential and commercial real estate since 1999. He has sold in every neighborhood from Battery Park City to Washington Heights.

 

Trader Joe’s Upper west side now has signage

The Trader Joe’s store that is being built at 670 Columbus avenue now has signage. Opening date to be determined.

Trader Joe’s has installed signage this week and will be located at 670 Columbus avenue

The Author-  Brian Silvestry , a licensed real estate broker, has been selling residential and commercial real estate since 1999. He has sold in every neighborhood from Battery Park City to Washington Heights.

Harlem Taco & Bowl to open on west 123 street

Harlem Taco & Bowl Company will open a store at 2288 Frederick douglass boulevard at the corner of West 123rd street. According to a worker at the store, they will open either at the end of this month or next month.

 

 

The Author-  Brian Silvestry , a licensed real estate broker, has been selling residential and commercial real estate since 1999. He has sold in every Manhattan market from Battery Park City to Washington Heights.

Juice Generation coming soon to Astor Place

Work continues on the Juice Generation store that will open on Astor Place in the Village. The website just says coming soon. Looks like we will have to wait a bit longer to get our Almond butter bliss bowls. This will be a great, high traffic location for them.

 

The Author-  Brian Silvestry , a licensed real estate broker, has been selling residential and commercial real estate since 1999. He has sold in every Manhattan market from Battery Park City to Washington Heights.

Why so many empty Manhattan stores?

Daily Mail takes a look at some of the reasons that storefronts remain empty and more and more are joining them. Part of what made Manhattan neighborhoods what they are is mom and pop. Most mom and pop are being forced out due to high rents but even recently, Petco closed a store on Manhattan’s upper west side with the reason being given that the rent was too high. This store was only open less than 2 years.

The Author-  Brian Silvestry , a licensed real estate broker, has been selling residential and commercial real estate since 1999. He has sold in every Manhattan market from Battery Park City to Washington Heights.

Make my Cake expands to Upper West side

by  Brian Silvestry

Make my Cake will close their location on West 116th street and St.Nicholas avenue after 22 years due to rising rents. However, they will open a new location on Manhattan’s Upper West side at 795 Columbus avenue in the Columbus Square shopping center. They will take over the space that was occupied by Crumb’s.

 

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New Cleaners to open on Central Park West

In one of the only retail locations on Manhattan’s Central Park west, a cleaners has just put signage for a soon to be opened store. The location was previously rented by a CPA that was there for many years. The cleaners will be two doors down from a new deli that opened last year on Manhattan’s upper west side near West 100th street.

In between the two stores, there is one more empty storefront.