Aroma Espresso Bar Opens in Midtown; Get $1 Soft Serve Tonight

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Noho Star's Ice-Cream Cart Photo: Alexandra Vallis

East Village: Noho Stars ice-cream cart features regular flavors including raspberry cream and chocolate chocolate chip, plus oddities like caramel balsamic. [Grub Street]
Chelsea: Three Tarts sells frozen Bakery Bits: Leftover ends, corners, and bits from cut ice-cream sandwiches are jammed into plastic containers and sold for $2.50. [Serious Eats: NY]
Greenpoint: Former Fatty Crab line cook Jon Meyer has been serving his take on bánh mì and other eclectic bites in a lot behind t.b.d. this summer. [BlackBook]
Midtown East: Houston Streets Aroma Espresso Bar is opening a third location on Wednesday at 205 East 42nd Street, near Third Avenue. [Grub Street]
Midtown West: Time Warner Cables $1 ice-cream truck for charity is parked on 40th Street between Fifth and Sixth Avenues and will be there until 9 p.m. [Midtown Lunch]
West Village: Alfama has finally closed, after reports that it was relocating. [Eater]