Old Town Bar Taunts Younger CompetitionCedar Tavern is closed while a condo is built on top of it, Chumley’s is closed while it tries to rebuild itself, and though these two will someday reopen, this sign on the window indicates that Old Town is enjoying watching its old-timey competition dwindle. We saw it on our way to Pete’s!
Brighton Beach Restaurant Manager Fights Thief, and LosesBrighton Beach: Manager of Little Odessa restaurant Tatiana wrestled a thief with gun, but the intruder got away with holiday-weekend earnings of $100,000 after brandishing a knife. [NYDN]
Chelsea: There’s speculation that Little Seoul has closed, but it sounds like the restaurant just took a long weekend. [Blog Chelsea]
Greenwich Village: Hopes that Cedar Tavern would return from the condo-development grave seem dashed, though neighbors don’t seem too disappointed. [Gothamist]
Park Slope: Bierkraft’s free “Bizarro” beer tasting at 7 p.m. tonight includes cheese pairings. [Brooklyn Record]
Prospect-Lefferts-Gardens: Met Foods open! [Across the Park]