Enter Sandman: The Building of Manhattan’s First Water Taxi Beach Begins
The sand has arrived!By Daniel Maurer
The sand has arrived!By Daniel Maurer
Bacon-wrapped deep-fried dogs!By Daniel Maurer
Will there be coffee and cupcakes? Oh yes!By Daniel Maurer
Oyster po boys and "rough and tumble fun." Yee haw!By Daniel Maurer
Local vendors return to the South Street Seaport.By Alexandra Vallis
And the Governors Island outpost opens on July 4.By Daniel Maurer
Tourists? What tourists?By Daniel Maurer
$10 gets you freebies from Russ & Daughters, Murray's Cheese, Doughnut Plant, and local vineyards. Plus, oysters and Manhattans!By Daniel Maurer
Brewfest nightmare and smoking meat at home, in our daily news roundup.By Alexandra Vallis
Chef Eton Chan’s dumplings are filling and cheap in Carroll Gardens, and a free concert comes with BBQ in Queens this Saturday, in today’s neighborhood food news.By Alexandra Vallis
Grilled skewers and waterfall views come to the South Street Seaport.
It's that time of year again.
We’re thinking it could persuade locals, mistrustful of any proposals to overhaul the waterfront, that the developers might not actually destroy the very fabric of their lives.
Bijou lounge hides beneath Merkato 55, and Le Pain Quotidien mobilizes staff for its big opening in Tribeca, in our daily neighborhood roundup.
Milk samples, a "snakejaw" burger, and more local food news, in our daily roundup.
A proposed Union Square restaurant gets put on hold, food workers are not unknown to deal some drugs, and how to tell Studio B from Plan B.
Bureaucratic holdups and funding failures are slowing the Word Trade Center transit hub and have killed the starchitect's "Sky Cubes" residential tower.
Astoria: People who live in this building get their very own Rapunzel balcony in their very own profoundly ugly castle. Call this style Middle Ages middlebrow. [OuterB via Curbed] Bushwick: This cancer survivor who runs the music joint Goodbye Blue Monday is a cool dude. But when he says you could toss a cat in any direction around here and hit a building owned by his landlord, we hope he doesn't mean that cute kitty he's holding in the photo. [amNY] Harlem: Guess which Manhattan neighborhood didn't make it onto this (clever but not quite accurate, given gentrification) "White Folks' Map of the NYC Subway System"? [Gothamist]
Chelsea: It doesn’t look good for those who are just getting used to the belly; pig’s ears are the latest trend, and even the version at stellar tapas spot Tía Pol was described by Peter Meehan as "crunchy and sticky with a funky pigskin flavor." [Mouthing Off/Food & Wine] Financial District: Don’t forget, the trial run for the proposed year-round seasonal market at South Street Seaport starts on December 16 (and Molto Mario will be there). [Grub Street] Park Slope: Tempo Presto is closing this Friday because the restaurant can’t keep up with the pricey rent. [Gowanus Lounge] Upper West Side: Dovetail‘s opening next week. [Zagat] West Village: Sasha Muniak must feel really good about the Centro Vinoteca formula; after tapping chef Anne Burrell to take over for Amanda Freitag, he plans to redesign the Gusto space by next year with help from Centro Vinoteca and Jean Georges designer Thomas Juul-Hansen. [Restaurant Girl] Andrea Strong unveils renderings of Jason Neroni’s new gig, 10 Downing. [Strong Buzz via Eater] Magnolia Bakery will be open regular hours every day this holiday season except for Christmas, and from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. on December 24, kids can pick up a cupcake that comes with a note to Santa. [Bottomless Dish/Citysearch] Williamsburg: A benefit party at Supreme Trading tomorrow night promises an open Bass Ale Beer bar from 7 to 8 p.m. and "one of the most difficult cuisines to find in New York City: Rwandan." [Cakehead]