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Financial District (nyc)

  1. Neighborhood Watch
    Despaña Opens Wine Store in Little Italy; Perilla Launches New Winter MenuPlus Sixpoint Brewery celebrates its sixth anniversary in Prospect Heights, and more, in our daily neighborhood watch.
  2. Closings
    Pussycat Owner: ‘It’s Better We Don’t Reopen; It’sRobert Kremer tells us he doesn’t know whether or not he’ll reopen his 41-year-old go-go dive.
  3. Openings
    Pour Your Own in the Financial DistrictTwo newcomers boast estimable beer programs.
  4. Closings
    41-Year-Old Pussycat Lounge Is Closed by CityOne of the city’s few pre-Giuliani holdouts and a survivor of 9/11 is forced to shutter, at least for now.
  5. Openings
    What to Eat at the Bailey, Wall Street’s New ‘Pub & Brasserie’“Kobe Pigs in the Blanket,” anyone?
  6. Reopenings
    Eamonn’s Bounces Back With 25-and-Over Policy“Any illegal activity will not be tolerated” at the neighborhood pub.
  7. Openings
    Zigolinis Pizza Bar Adds Fire to Hell’s Kitchen “Classic Neapolitan style pizza with a boutique bar.” See the menu.
  8. Neighborhood Watch
    Le Pain Quotidien Expands to Battery Park; T Poutine ClosesPlus: Ayza opens for lunch on weekends, and River Barrel Café transforms into Mrs. Kim’s, in our daily roundup of neighborhood news.
  9. Openings
    Ed’s Carts Lobster Rolls to World Financial CenterSoft-shell crab sandwiches by the marina!
  10. The Chain Gang
    Chains Drop on Fulton StreetChipotle, Five Guys, and more are coming to the financial district.
  11. Reopenings
    Blarney Stone Gets a TV Face-liftOn the Discovery Channel.
  12. The Great Outdoors
    Outdoor Openings: Frying Pan, Water Taxi Beach, Rooftops, a Burger Garden, andWhat’s new in the great outdoors.
  13. Neighborhood Watch
    Wall & Water Launches Brunch; Organic Italian Coming to Cobble HillPlus: Demel closes at the Plaza, and Vino goes global, in our regular roundup of neighborhood food news.
  14. Neighborhood Watch
    A Cooking Class at ‘21’ Club; Teany Reopening on the Lower East SidePlus: A vodka taste test tonight in the Financial District, and more, in our daily roundup of neighborhood food news.
  15. Neighborhood Watch
    Get a Piece of Bed-Stuy’s Farm Share; 10,000 Free Cups of Coffee inPlus, new French-Caribbean in Prospect Heights, and a punk dream bar in Park Slope?
  16. Neighborhood Watch
    No More Prix Fixe at Colicchio & Sons; St. Paddy’s Milkshakes at Bill’s Bar &Plus: Record-holding St. Patrick’s Day pub crawl this weekend, and a P.J. Hanley’s pizza shop, in our daily roundup of neighborhood food news.
  17. Fire Damage
    Basement Fire Fells Ryan Maguire’s Ale HouseA fifteen-year-old pub won’t see St. Patty’s day.
  18. Closings
    Valentine’s Day Massacre: Fraunces Tavern Will Close SaturdayThe future of the George Washington hangout is uncertain.
  19. Endangered
    Dens of Depravity: Cordato’s Cleans Up Its Act, Scandals Fights City HallOne go-go bar becomes a sports bar while the other fights for its right to party.
  20. Openings
    Chicken Nuggets: Bon Chon Opens Two New Ones; Kyochon May Open Next MonthPlus, Korean tacos!
  21. Neighborhood Watch
    Tour the Kitchen at SHO; German-Beer Tasting at LoreleyPlus: I Tre Merli closed for renovations, and Leon’s Burger Hut in Williamsburg does occasionally open, in our regular roundup of neighborhood food news.
  22. Neighborhood Watch
    Greenwich Grill Expands in Tribeca; Wall Street Burger Now OpenPlus: Holiday eats at the Greenpoint Food Market, and a boutique wine shop for Jackson Heights, in our regular roundup of neighborhood food news.
  23. Neighborhood Watch
    Picknick Smoked Will Deliver; Last Chance for the Redhead’sPlus: Veselka Bowery scores a liquor license, and an airy Tribeca restaurant space is available for rent, if you have $14,000 a month.
  24. Truckin'
    Goldfarb Answers Pressing Question: ‘Where’s the Beef’An update on the state of the Picnick Smoked truck.
  25. Truckin'
    What to Eat at Will Goldfarb’s Picnick Smoked, Now Serving Kobe BrisketA new “good for you” barbecue truck hits the streets.
  26. Slideshow
    First Look at Cowgirl Sea-horse, Now Serving Fish Tacos and Beach BasketsThe Lucy Browne’s po’ boy isn’t the only one that was added to the city’s dining landscape this week.
  27. Beef
    Embattled Hamptons Restaurateur Ed ‘Jean Luc’ Kleefield PlotsThe owner of Madame Tong’s, who has turned himself in to face charges of writing bad checks, wants to open a downtown bistro.
  28. Empire Building
    Michael Huynh Is Everywhere!He’s coming to the old Klatch space, and randomly appearing on fish-sauce bottles.
  29. Openings
    A First Look at SHO Shaun Hergatt, Opening MondayThe splashy newcomer in the Financial District’s Setai condos.
  30. Openings
    Cowgirl Hall of Fame Will Bring Fish Shack to South Street SeaportOyster po boys and “rough and tumble fun.” Yee haw!
  31. Oenofile
    Wine-Store Owner Welcomes Supermarket Competition“Wine, after all, has always been more than just a floor-stacked commodity.”
  32. Slideshow
    A First Look at Pump Energy Food’s Sexy MakeoverThe chain we’ve always associated with Naked Cowboy types has opened a new flagship.
  33. Crime Scenes
    Food and Drug AdministrationA T.G.I. Friday’s was closed due to drug dealing — plus, cocaine-infused peppers?
  34. Reopenings
    Pussycat Lounge Gets a Makeover, Will Start Serving FoodPot roasts and strippers!
  35. Slideshow
    Murray’s Bagels Co-Founder Set to Open Leo’s Next WeekPomerantz to Wall Street workers: ‘Let them eat bagels!’
  36. Reopenings
    Old Homestead Shrinking, Dinosaur Moving, Grimaldi’s Opening a New OneThe beloved pizzeria will cross the bridge and the barbecue house is being moved by Columbia.
  37. Mediavore
    PepsiCo Suffers When You Drink Tap Water; Pastas for High-Pressure TimesShopping for groceries with studly chef Gavin Kaysen in his neighborhood, and the future plans for Aureole, from our glance at the morning headlines.
  38. NewsFeed
    Immense, Overwrought Eatery Headed to Desolate Downtown AreaIt’s big, it’s crazy, and it’s headed to the financial district.
  39. Openings
    Free Frozen Yogurt Today in the Financial DistrictBut only till 4 p.m., so hurry!
  40. Openings
    La Maison du Chocolat to Open on Wall Street With New LookThe 30-year-old brand is eschewing its old-world, dark-wood look for a spare, bleached-blond setting.
  41. Neighborhood Watch
    “Beach Brawl” at Beer Island; Tomato Farmer Hosts at TelepanFive Guys opening is like “a cow fart,” and Southern Hospitality owner fights FiDi residents for a liquor license, in today’s neighborhood food news.
  42. NewsFeed
    Future of Financial District Grime Looks Bright
  43. Neighborhood Watch
    New York School Coming to East Village; Financial District Giddy Over Fresco toOne more reason to wish you could get into NYU’s Chick-fil-A, and the nice food coming to Harlem, in today’s neighborhood food news.
  44. Neighborhood Watch
    Sapa to Get Latin Makeover; Dorrian’s Inspires Preppies to SingWhere you can now find Vietnamese sandwiches in Tribeca and watching the Euro Cup at a beer garden, in today’s neighborhood food news.
  45. Mediavore
    De Niro to Open Nobu Hotel; Start Stockpiling Food TodayRobert De Niro will put an outpost of the Japanese restaurant in his financial-district hotel, ‘Law and Order: SVU’ featured a locavore villain this week, and consumers are starting to stockpile food again.
  46. House Mix
    Burger Shoppe Is Bad to the Bone MarrowPop Burger was the original burger joint–cum–party spot, so when partner Kevin O’Connell opened Burger Shoppe in the financial district a couple weeks ago, we were curious to see what would be on the house sound system.
  47. Neighborhood Watch
    It’s Pancake Month — Where to Celebrate; New Fresco FinancialAstoria: Igloo, at 22-26 31st Street, serves brunch, and the fries are “hot and crisp, not soggy at all.” That would describe the ideal fry, no? [Joey in Astoria] Financial District: A second Fresco on the Go is set to open in May at 10 Hanover Square, only this version will be 8,000 square feet and “combine elements of a retail store, restaurant, and party space.” [Zagat] Morningside Heights: It’s Pancake Month! And it’s no surprise that some of the best hot cakes in town can be found at Clinton Street’s sister restaurant, Community Food & Juice. [Gridskipper] Tribeca: The new sommelier at Cercle Rouge, Jorge Riera, comes from the late 360 in Red Hook, and he’s hosting a biodynamic-wine dinner on Monday with Loire Valley winemakers Chateau Tour Grise. [Grub Street] West Village: Le Gamin has been rechristened the New French now that one of the owners is out and there’s a new chef and a reworked menu. [Bottomless Dish/Citysearch]
  48. Neighborhood Watch
    Wing Woes on First Avenue; French Bistro Tougher Than Gun Shots in BrooklynDitmas Park: Patois and Sweetwater owner Jim Mamary is opening a French bistro at the corner of Newkirk Avenue and Argyle Road, and his progress hasn’t been hampered by a recent shooting nearby: “You can’t open up a flower shop on a strip nobody would walk on. It’s us guys who take the risks. Restaurants take the risks.” [NYT via Eater] East Village: Despite having encouraged wing reservations for yesterday’s big game, Atomic Wings lost track of orders and left customers waiting one to two hours for what turned out to be cold Buffalo not-so-goodness. [Grub Street] Financial District: A new Mexican cantina called Mad Dog and Beans has brought fish tacos and chiles rellenos to Pearl Street. [Zagat] Soho: Palacinka has lost its lease. [Eater] West Village: L’Impero alum chef Michael Genardini will be in the kitchen of a rustic Italian eatery called I Sodi, which should be ready this March in the former Puff & Pao space. [TONY]
  49. NewsFeed
    The Palm Coming to Chambers Street The Palm, having launched satellite steakhouses everywhere from Atlanta to Atlantic City, will soon have a third restaurant right here in the 212. The restaurant confirmed a tip that a third Palm is coming to the financial district — Chambers Street, to be exact. We’re still working on the address but thought you would like to know, because there aren’t enough steakhouses popping up in Manhattan these days. Related: Can Downtown Support Another Steakhouse?
  50. NewsFeed
    Four Seasons Bringing Hotel and Restaurant to Ground-Zero AreaWith the hype starting to swirl over which restaurateur will snag space in the Freedom Tower, Crain’s brings news that the Four Seasons will be erecting an 80-story structure designed by Robert A.M. Stern to contain a hotel, condos, and a restaurant. The city’s tallest residential tower will open in 2011 at 99 Church Street, a block from ground zero. Taking inflation into account, we predict the martinis will be at least $30 by then. Four Seasons Inks Deal for Downtown Hotel [Crain’s NY] Related: Robert A.M. Stern Likens New Larry Silverstein Development to the ‘Titanic’ [Daily Intel]
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