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Articles about "Manhattan Restaurants"

  • The Best of Chibeca By Helen Olivo | May 03, 2016

    Everything you need to know about the border between Tribeca and Chinatown—featuring the best of dining, entertainment, culture, and residential buildings.

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  • #SotW: West 11th Street's Illustrious History By Serena Horrigan | February 23, 2016

    From Oscar Wilde to Keith McNally, West 11th Street has had some very notable residents in its storied history.

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  • Living in NYC: The Food Truck Debate By Kamini Ramdeen | August 08, 2014

    Jon Favreau's new film "Chef" is said to be shedding new interest into the food truck industry. Here in Manhattan we are no stranger to the local food truck. Food trucks have evolved in NYC from the classic ice-cream trucks to serving waffles topped with ice-cream butter and even lobster rolls from Maine. They’re conveniently parked right outside your building with a selection of artisan foods and provide quick no-hassle transactions.  

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  • NYC New Restaurant Roundup By Peter Black | December 13, 2013

      Burger and Lobster - Flatiron London based mini-chain Burger and Lobster is coming to New York. These relatively upscale, chic restaurants only have three items on their menu: $20 burgers (somewhat ridiculous), $20 lobster rolls (reasonable), and $20 whole grilled lobsters (very reasonable). All three look delicious.  

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  • NYC Restaurant Grading: F? By Peter Black | November 21, 2013

    New York City’s restaurant grading system is under attack. Implemented by Michael Bloomberg in 2010, the program is one of the soon-to-be former mayor’s many health initiatives. Although the grades are certainly more reasonable than Bloomberg’s infamous Big Gulp proposal, the system continues to irk many restaurant owners. 

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  • Where to Watch The Presidential Debate in Manhattan By Aby Thomas | October 03, 2012

    It may not be a “hot new fall TV show,” but tonight’s televised presidential debate between Barack Obama and Mitt Romney can be safely expected to have a lot of viewers glued in front of their television screens. In what is the first debate of the 2012 election season, New Yorkers, like every other American in the country, will be eager to hear Obama and Romney square off on issues related to domestic policy. And while the “traditional” way to watch the debate might be to do so in the comfort of your own apartment, New York City has a number of “watch parties” that allow you to enjoy the presidential nominees spar and squabble, while drinking your favorite concoctions.

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  • Tavern On the Green Gets New Owner; Opens Fall 2013 By Aby Thomas | August 21, 2012

    There were a lot of tears when Tavern on the Green, the restaurant located within Central Park, shut shop in 2009 after its owners filed for bankruptcy. Tavern was one of New York City’s most cherished landmarks, with the restaurant having being referenced in movies, music, theater and television. As a result, it was no surprise to see a considerable crowd hoping to take over the reins of the restaurant when the city’s Department of Parks and Recreation hosted a site visit in February. New Yorkers waited with bated breath to find out who would be bringing back a restaurant that has provided dining in the city’s most famous park for 75 years.

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  • New Tavern on the Green Begins Taking in Offers By Gabrielle Hughes | April 02, 2012

    Bidders are preparing to take on the newly renovated Tavern on the Green, as two restaurateurs submitted offers to the New York City Parks Department for a stripped-down version of the restaurant last Friday. Once a go-to destination for fine dining and special occasions, Tavern on the Green is being transformed into a less formal, moderately priced restaurant for the Upper West Side neighborhood.

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  • Riverfront Revival Continues with Pier 26 Restaurant By Daniel Muhlenberg | March 16, 2012

    The Hudson River Park Trust is planning to open a new restaurant on Pier 26 in Battery Park City. Pier 26 is one of three new restaurants slated to open in Hudson River Park, and in April the trust will seek proposals to develop the 200-seat waterside restaurant there. The new space will feature an open rooftop terrace and sweeping views of the Hudson River and the New York Harbor, something that should please current residents of apartments in Battery Park City and the Financial District and attract new potential buyers and renters as well.

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  • Famous Harlem Rib Joint That Served the Beatles Seeks to Avoid Closure By Justin Spees | January 06, 2012

    One of the things that makes Harlem such a fascinating neighborhood to live in is that while it is rapidly becoming a high-end neighborhood, full of luxury condos for sale, it still retains, not just a gritty reputation, but so much legend and folklore. The neighborhood that birthed the Harlem renaissance, and where jazz icons like Miles Davis used to blow back in the 1940s and 50s, is synonymous with urban New York character, and the mystery that makes the city so appealing to outsiders.

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