As evidenced by the crowded streets right now, New Yorkers in my five blocks of the Upper West Side were eager to get back outside. Although many restaurants and stores are still closed, several have opened already and more are gearing up. Here’s a quick list of a few:
The Muffin Cafe
Fiorello’s – the line is out the door!
La Traviatta Pizza
Red Velvet Bakery
Aroma Espresso Bar
Empire Columbus Ave
An’s Beauty — in case you’re in need of a manicure, pedicure or massage
Note that all the Starbucks in the neighborhood are closed til Monday, August 28th.