A video wake for the meatpacking-district landmark.
If Florent is to reopen as a Florent-type diner just two days later, we have to question the emotional roller coaster of the past few months.
Mimi Sheraton likes Merkato 55, and a self-proclaimed Danny Meyer veteran has opened a restaurant in Cobble Hill, in today's neighborhood food news.
The restaurant's unlikely savior of sorts? The landlord!
A new ad promises the bistro will live forever.
Unbelievable trauma visited upon the children of the Slope, outer Queens folks take a protest of a "whore motel" out to Great Neck, and John Varvatos's carrionlike radar takes him to the meatpacking district. And other stuff in our daily hood scoper.
Have you ever wanted to read seven paragraphs about the décor of a meatpacking-district nightclub?
Plus a man who's lost 60 pounds on a McDonald's-only diet, seven new cases of salmonella in New York City, and more, in our morning news digest.
The four or five coolest events will likely sell out soon, so get moving.
The State Liquor Authority has leveled a staggering $40,000 in fines against the club and suspended its liquor license for 21 days.
Owner David Rabin is working on a new concept with the guys from Tenjune.
Thierry Mugler might revive womenswear for Paris's couture week, Laetitia Casta might be the new face of Louis Vuitton, and Carla Bruni dishes on Sarko.
From the outside, the Standard still looks messy. But from the inside, looking out, it's kind of impressive.
'Sex and the City' has influenced a legion of women to wear more fashion-forward and revealing clothes to work. This is not always a good thing.
A year after leaving Alto and L'Impero, chef Scott Conant introduces us to his latest Italian venture.
Each month, Earnest Sewn gives over its back room to a guest label with a set designer. This time it's Ruffian, and we got a very close look.
Florent Morellet was the heart and soul of the meatpacking district — when it had a heart and soul.
Moschino will open a flagship in the meatpacking district, and Naomi Campbell will soon find out if she'll be charged for her purported outburst on British Airways.
When Florent goes, the old Meatpacking district goes with him, and Frank Bruni tries to capture the spirit of both.