And the new Seymour Burton is opening soon, too.
The former Indochine and Odeon restaurateur says of Manhattan: 'The rich and richer have completed their rout of most of what was different or interesting.'
Workers say the new incarnation will be ready in about six weeks.
Construction is at full tilt.
Plus: the best firehouse cook in New York in our morning news roundup.
Who opened their checkbooks for Obama and who (if anyone) gave to McCain?
The well-meaning Bowery Association Network continues to fight the swarming locusts.
Last call for the Beatrice Inn?
Nolita is looking tonier and tonier.
Broker Alan Shmaruck believes the restaurateur will help make the Bowery the next meatpacking district.
Plus Lindsay Lohan takes over a Palace Fried Chicken and critics try out Restaurant Week, in our daily news roundup.
John Penley, the “slack-tivist” who protested the Bowery Wine Company the other week, is not happy.
Can McNally get his Bowery neighbors to support a "slightly Italian" restaurant?
A Community Board 2 agenda has him taking over a former restaurant-supply store.
French-Japanese fusion on the way to Charlton Street, kosher workers need protection, and more, in our daily news roundup.
Tony Liu of August replaces Jody Williams at Morandi, which sort of makes sense.