Levine Gets Serious; Playbill Plays Dirty; Automat Could Be Out

Ed Levine launches food portal in cooperation with A Hamburger Today, Amateur Gourmet, Slice, and others. [Ed Levine Eats]

Feud between Bamn! owners could mean end of automat renaissance. [NYS]

Actors reportedly bribed to recommend advertiser restaurants in Playbill. [Amateur Gourmet]

Club crackdowns continue after Sean Bell shooting. [NYDN]

State Liquor Authority to perform background checks on bar employees. [NYP]