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4/18/2008 at 2:55 p.m.
Some Old CBGB Punks Think the John Varvatos Store Isn't That Bad
Fancy cornices aim to redeem Fedders homes in Carroll Gardens, aging rockers defend CBGB's new retail use on the Bowery, and a Billyburg record store faces shutdown. Oh yeah, the boroughs are alive and well in our handy-dandy Neighborhood Watch!
4/18/2008 at 1:30 p.m.
Restaurant Tour: Inside Elettaria
Take a video walk-through of the new restaurant from Akhtar Nawab and Noel Cruz.
4/16/2008 at 4:15 p.m.
Rusty Knot Video Puts a Knot in Our Throat
The month-old bar is already the subject of blogger wistfulness.
4/16/2008 at 3:00 p.m.
Jerry's Asian Opens Today in Tribeca; Gold-Plated Twinkies in Greenpoint
The owner of now-closed Jerry's opens an Asian restaurant on Chambers Street, a new shop in Greenpoint is selling newfangled twinkies coated in gold, and there's still non-hyped ramen to be had in the East Village in today's neighborhood food news.
4/15/2008 at 6:25 p.m.
Andres Glasner of Waverly Inn Highly Recommends Siberia
Andres Glasner has served a Who’s Who of A-listers — though he’s not allowed to say just who.
4/14/2008 at 3:10 p.m.
Ducasse to Open Benoit in One Week; Picholine Honors ‘South Pacific’ With Special Menu
Alain Ducasse will unveil his replacement for Brasserie LCB next Monday, Terrance Brennan is loosening up for spring, and Kyotofu imports Japanese mountain peach for its new menu.
4/14/2008 at 8:50 a.m.
BarFry Gives Up the Ghost
Saturday was the last night in the life of
BarFry, the West Village tempura restaurant helmed by Josh DeChellis.
4/10/2008 at 3:01 p.m.
John Varvatos's CBGB Store Mildly Protested
Thought you knew all of New York's quirky neighborhood names? What about New Dorp? We thought not.
4/10/2008 at 3:00 p.m.
Zeppelin's New Space; Jay-Z and Beyoncé Have Good Taste in Pizza, Too
Zeppelin to moor on Church Street, Jay-Z and Beyoncé are fans of Lucali, and Almondine will deliver on one day only — for mom.
4/8/2008 at 3:30 p.m.
Rising Rents Aren’t the Only Things You’ll Have to Swallow in Coney Island
They're downing coat hangers in Coney, resenting the gentry in Fort Greene, and freezing the teardowns in Prospect Heights. That and more in our daily borough news report.
4/8/2008 at 3:00 p.m.
Wylie Dufresne Serves Lunch on the LES; New Starbucks Roast: It's Just Like D-n' D!
WD-50 kicks off lunch service this month, Starbucks' Pike Place Roast is as mild as one from Dunkin' Donuts, and a second Sakae Sushi will open downtown.
4/4/2008 at 3:00 p.m.
Astoria Has Red Velvet Cake Too; Fino Shuttered by the DOH
More chains for Chelsea, red velvet is a new trend in Astorian bakeries, and BarFry tops the list of one-hit wonders.
4/1/2008 at 3:00 p.m.
Single, Attractive Cooks Wanted in Williamsburg; Rhum Sure to Make You Frisky on the UWS
A cooking show wants to mate sexy Brooklyn foodies, Insomnia Cookies could be faster, and Madaleine Mae is marketing rum shots as "cures."
3/28/2008 at 4:40 p.m.
Stuy Town Residents Finally Get to Have Puppies!
Cuddly, scrumptious puppies! The people who live there must be so happy! Or not: "We will now have sidewalks like the rest of the city with puddles of urine and smears of dog poop," grumbles one. All this and more in our daily roundup of neighborhood news.
3/28/2008 at 3:00 p.m.
Pies-N-Thighs Settles on a June (or July) Opening; Ground Duck Put to Use in the West Village
Pies-N-Thighs is ready for a June (or July) opening, Perilla has a mean duck burger, and La Creperie goes down for the count.
3/28/2008 at 9:00 a.m.
Chanto Shuttered Last Night
Last night was the final service for
Chanto, a Japanese import that couldn't find its place in New York.
3/27/2008 at 3:15 p.m.
Bar Milano Merely Weeks Away; Winegasm Hopes to Avoid Schism in Astoria
Winegasm has a terrible name but a good location, Fedora is truly old-school, and Bar Milano isn't far off.
3/25/2008 at 3:00 p.m.
Rusty Knot Bringing Back Frozen Drinks; Bruce Willis Tended Bar in the East Village
Robuchon in the house, frozen drinks at the Rusty Knot, and a Web page for Di Fara.
3/25/2008 at 1:00 p.m.
Beatrice Inn Provides Valuable Sociology Lesson
At some point in your undergrad days, you probably learned the basics of sociology. If you didn’t, just stand in line at the
3/24/2008 at 3:15 p.m.
Bobo's New Chefs Have Hearth and 360 Pedigrees; Psilakis Revolutionizes the Bar Wing
Visit the newly opened Vue Cafe in Astoria, attend a cocktail mix-off in midtown, and try chocolate tres leches in Williamsburg.