The Observer

The new Strand location, set to open in March, will take the place of the recently-closed Book Culture on Columbus Avenue and 81st Street.

Strand Bookstore Comes to UWS

February 19, 2020

Student favorite bookstore, The Strand announced it will be opening a new location at 450 Columbus Ave. at 81st Street.

Halting to Help: My Experience as a New York Tourists’ Savior

June 5, 2011

How Stopping to Give Directions Can Boost Self Esteem, Lighten Your Mood and Improve Your Italian Accent By SHERRI ELDIN Contributing Writer Published: October 30, 2008 Picture it: You’re walking down Columbus Avenue. You see a group of people who are clearly tourists—they are wearing fanny packs, I ...