Neighborhood Watch

No More Prix Fixe at Colicchio & Sons; St. Paddy’s Milkshakes at Bill’s Bar & Burger

Chelsea: Customers’ financial woes are partly to blame in Tom Colicchio’s decision to ditch the Colicchio & Sons prix fixe menu. [Fork in the Road/VV]
East Village: Vietnamese joint Le Da Nang will replace SEA at 75 Second Avenue. [EV Grieve]
Once rumored to become jazz café Rokara, the former Cosmos Parcels space will soon house a P.J. Hanley’s pizza shop, possibly complete with backyard garden. [Jeremiah’s Vanishing New York]
Financial District: Despite undergoing renovations early last year, the Blarney Stone has been court ordered to close for good. [EV Grieve/Eater]

Midtown East: The three-day, five-mile “Luck of the Irish” St. Patrick’s Pub Crawl (the world’s largest, according to the Guiness Book of World Records) commences tonight with the Leprechaun Happy Hour Crawl. Registration opens at 5 p.m. at T.G. Whitney’s. [EV Grieve]
Meatpacking District: March is Milkshake Month at Bill’s Bar & Burger. Get into the St. Paddy’s spirit with the $6.95 Mint Chocolate Chip Milkshake, on the menu through the 17th. Add a $4 shot of Maker’s Mark (or your favorite liquor) to make your celebration really authentic. [Grub Street]
Park Slope: Noisy Hotel Le Bleu rooftop lounge Vue will be taken over by a “classy” (and hopefully quieter) Italian restaurant. [The Brooklyn Paper]
Upper West Side: After serving as a consulting chef, Patricia Williams is now working full-time at Smoke jazz club; her new menu debuted this week. [Grub Street]

No More Prix Fixe at Colicchio & Sons; St. Paddy’s Milkshakes at Bill’s Bar &