Lobster Tales: Lobster Claus Arrives, Plus Luke’s and RHLP Expand

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This adorable little fellow you see here is Lobster Claus, and the folks at the Greene Grape tell us he’ll be outside of the store this Friday from 6 p.m. till 8 p.m. Fun fun! In meatier lobster news, the Red Hook Lobster Pound’s D.C. truck has proven so popular that according to the Washingtonian’s Best Bites blog, it’s adding a second truck there. Hey! Why not one for New Yorkers? Eh, well, there’s good news here, too: Eater discovers that Luke’s Lobster (also expanding to D.C.) is soon opening a third Manhattan shop on Amsterdam Avenue near 80th Street.