Ace Hotel’s Basement Bar Opens; Niagara’s New One Will Be Called Black Market


Brooklyn Heights: A soon-to-open café at 71 Pineapple Street received a liquor license. [Brooklyn Heights Blog]

Cobble Hill: Blue Marble plans to open a new location at 196 Court Street, at Wyckoff Avenue. The location will serve a new line of soft-serve ice cream. [Brownstoner]

East Village: The Niagara and Cabin Down Below sibling set to replace Pizza Shop will be called Black Market. [Gothamist]

Flatiron: The bar Ken Friedman has installed below the Breslin will open tonight. [UrbanDaddy]

Meatpacking District: Kiss & Fly reopens tonight after being closed for renovations. New features include an expanded dance floor, new lighting, and booth seating. [Eater NY]

Midtown West: Virgil’s celebrates Mardi Gras February 9 through 16, with Zydeco music, a menu featuring po’ boys, and free necklaces with no flashing required. [Grub Street]