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Battery Park

  1. RIP, Zelda, Battery Park TurkeyA true New Yorker.
  2. Scenes From Sandy: The Downtown WreckageSubmerged cars, downed trees, and improvised food and water stations.
  3. Rabble Rousing
    Italian-American Activists Protest Pier A RestaurantsThey want a cultural heritage museum in the site instead.
  4. Spot Check
    Yup, There Are Already 45 Minute Lines at the New Shake ShackAn opening-day spot check.
  5. Farm Fresh
    Fatty Farm in Battery ParkThe Fatty ‘Cue kiosk will get very local veggies.
  6. Openings
    Harry’s Team Will Bring Oyster Bar and Restaurants to Pier ALower Manhattan’s outdoor-dining options just get better and better.
  7. Openings
    And Here’s Another Convenience Store With a Stumptown BarIs Stumptown the new Slurpee?
  8. Neighborhood Watch
    Le Pain Quotidien Expands to Battery Park; T Poutine ClosesPlus: Ayza opens for lunch on weekends, and River Barrel Café transforms into Mrs. Kim’s, in our daily roundup of neighborhood news.
  9. Empire Building
    Serge Becker’s Bathhouse Plans Are Heating UpIs the city’s consummate downtowner planning a Varick Street hamam?
  10. Neighborhood Watch
    Van Leeuwen Gets Grounded; New Coffee Shop in BushwickPlus: Bridge Café will host some Texans, and more in our daily roundup of neighborhood news.
  11. Openings
    Battery Park Readies a Massive Patio for the Financial DistrictBuffalo chicken rangoon could also be on tap.
  12. Beef
    Embattled Hamptons Restaurateur Ed ‘Jean Luc’ Kleefield PlotsThe owner of Madame Tong’s, who has turned himself in to face charges of writing bad checks, wants to open a downtown bistro.
  13. Openings
    People’s Pops Opens Popsicle Pop-up in Battery ParkLocal, seasonal Popsicles come to Manhattan!
  14. NewsFeed
    Goldfarb Pooh-Poohs Doubts of Picnick’s Success How has the opening of Picnick been going? Some Goldfarbian skeptics might say not so well. Writers to Eater have detailed their disappointments in graphic terms (“There was a bone in my pork. Ow.”), and now one of our correspondents writes in to ask, “What’s with Picnick? It was open for Labor Day and a couple days after, but now it seems to always be closed? Is there an official date for a re-opening?”
  15. Neighborhood Watch
    Goldfarb’s Kiosks to Invade Battery Park in SeptemberAstoria: Hellgate Community Supported Agriculture is distributing some very fine cherries, chives, and beets today. [Joey in Astoria] Battery Park: Will Goldfarb’s high-concept kiosks should open around Labor Day. [NYS] Greenwich Village: Lassi now sells packets of their freshly ground spices, including musky mango powder and tandoori masala. [NYT] Harlem: Sample exotic desserts and wine this evening at Make My Cake; beats provided by 90.3 WHCR. [Uptown Flavor] Morningside Heights: The owners of Clinton St. Baking Company plan to open a green restaurant on Broadway near 112th Street by the end of August. [NYT] Shelter Island: The Pridwin Beach Hotel & Cottages hosts all-you-can-eat cookouts every Wednesday night beginning July 4. [Hamptons.com] Upper East Side: Food historian and cookbook author Francine Segan will discuss the aphrodisiacal history of various foods from ginseng to rhinoceros horns at the 92nd Street Y tonight at 6:30 p.m. Samples will be notably more tame and will probably involve chocolate. [92nd Street Y] Williamsburg: U.K.-based TMI Food Group, whose packaged products include cooked sandwich bacon, opened its new food-manufacturing facility today at 7 Bushwick Place. [Bridal Blog/NYO]