Bruce Has No Beef With Connolly’s; Totonno’s Coming Soon


• Bruce Springsteen wants his name off a licensing lawsuit filed by ASCAP against Connolly’s Pub after a band covered two of his songs there. [NYP]

• The Coney Island pizza joint Totonno’s is set to reopen on Wednesday, February 10. [Slice/SeriousEats]

• Soon-to-launch absinthe Edward III is only the second to be manufactured in New York since Prohibition. [Fork in the Road/VV]

• Fairway is in negotiations to open a store on the Upper East Side. [Crain’s]

• A former Penthouse Club waitress is suing, charging sexual harassment. [NYP]

• After 40 years of complaints that its ketchup is tough to open, Heinz modeled its new packets after the bottle. [NYDN]