MOST RECENT ARTICLES BY:

Mary Reinholz

  1. 'Tis the Season
    Another Holiday, Another Chance to Help Out Holy ApostlesThe soup kitchen had its budget cut in half this year.
  2. Community Boards
    Death & Co. Has Uncharacteristically Pleasant CB3 ExperienceThe board’s SLA committee approves the bar’s plans to extend its hours.
  3. Community Boards
    CB2 Split on Village Pourhouse Team’s Proposed Bleecker Street BarbecueWith food from Daisy May’s.
  4. Community Boards
    Mile End Sandwich Hits a Snag at CB2 MeetingZella Jones doesn’t think the upcoming restaurant should have a liquor license.
  5. Serious Matters
    Holiday Season Highlights Need at City’s Soup KitchensHoly Apostles church in Chelsea struggled to procure enough turkeys to feed the 1,200 dinner guests it expects tomorrow.
  6. Community Boards
    CB2 Agrees to Steve Hanson’s Strip House Expansion PlansB.R. Guest’s plans for their latest property are moving along.
  7. Sing
    The New Korean Karaoke Hang on St. Marks Is OfficialHave fun, kids.
  8. Community Boards
    Neighbors Still Not Into Strip House Expansion Plans, CB2 Approves ApplicationProvided soon-to-be-owner Steve Hanson agrees to close at 2 a.m.
  9. Occupy Wall Street
    Will Winter Put the Freeze on OWS Food Donations?Recent reports say food donations are slowing down as the weather cools.
  10. Oy
    Batali Sucker Punched by ProtestersA lot to chew on.
  11. Frustration
    The Strip House Hits a SnagYou can’t always get what you want.
  12. Expansions
    Steve Hanson’s Strip House Plans: Late-Night Hours, Casual OffshootHanson hopes to keep the steakhouse open until 4 a.m.
  13. Community Boards
    Things Not So Rosy at Greenhouse’s CB2 AppearanceThe board has rejected the club’s plans to expand twice.
  14. Survival
    In Case Anyone Was Worried, Occupy Wall Street Is Eating WellBeware of tainted tacos.
  15. Community Boards
    CB3 Okays Basketball Bar for Pier 36Booze will flow at the East River location of Basketball City.
  16. Community Boards
    CB2 Slams Bowery Poetry Club’s Bar-Relocation PlansBut owner Bob Holman says the move would help his club better comply with the city’s egress code.
  17. Sucks
    Bad News for HeathersHeathers helped solve crime, but still can’t endure.
  18. Community Boards
    CB2 Uproots Josh Pickard’s Rooftop-Garden PlansThere’s some concern that the project might become a “hot spot.”
  19. Beef
    Satur Farms Owners File Defamation Suit Against Unhappy NeighborsThe suit claims one defendant called Satur co-owner Eberhard Müller a “f-cking Nazi scumbag.”
  20. Community Boards
    Flaming Hula-Hoop Accusations Ignite Teneleven Liquor License DisputeAn owner calls the Hula-Hoop story a lie, but does admit to some wrongdoing.
  21. Community Boards
    Osteria Morini’s Expansion Plans Clear Another Community-Board HurdleThings are looking good for the restaurant’s plans to take over the space next door.
  22. Community Boards
    Umberto’s Clam House Sails Through CB2 Meeting; Empanada Mama Gets BurnedTwo different restaurants get two very different reactions from the board’s SLA committee.
  23. Community Boards
    CB3 Strikes a Sour Note With U2 Karaoke Expansion PlansThe karaoke bar had planned to expand its offerings, but the community board has other ideas.
  24. Community Boards
    CB2 Pulls a Switcheroo on Pieces DecisionThe iconic gay bar gets the board to make a rare reversal on its earlier decision.
  25. Community Boards
    CB2 Committee Denies Liquor Application for Iconic Gay Bar Over Fears of SmokingPieces will have to rethink their relocation plans.
  26. Community Boards
    Chuck Close Goes to Bat for Il Buco ExpansionThe artist tells CB2 that “bars and restaurants saved our neighborhood.”
  27. Community Boards
    CB3 Squashes Plans for Former Mo Pitkin’s SpacePiney Woods won’t grow in the East Village.
  28. Community Boards
    La Esquina Expects to Prevail in the Fight to Keep Its Liquor LicenseThe restaurant’s still hopping, despite efforts to run it dry.
  29. Nightlife
    NYPD Could Use Mounted Cops for LES Crowd ControlHeat on horseback could be brought in to deal with the weekend surge.
  30. Openings
    Yet More Debate Over Plans for Former Mo Pitkin’s SpaceA proposal from Todd Patrick and Phil Hartman will have to undergo some more scrutiny.
  31. Community Boards
    Neighbors Accuse La Esquina of ‘Unsavory Conditions,’ Try to BlockCommunity Board 2’s licensing committee wants La Esquina to go dry.
  32. Community Boards
    No Bull: Matt Levine Gets Full CB Approval for Mason Dixon SpaceThe former Eldridge operator will be allowed to open till 4 a.m. on weekends.
  33. Openings
    Mason Dixon Space Is Looking Good for Matt LevineCommunity Board 3’s licensing committee gives him the green light.
  34. Nightlife
    As Mason Dixon Closes, Increased Vigilance for Underage Boozers on LESBouncers at Max Fish are now equipped with I.D. scanners.
  35. Nightclubbing
    NYPD Explains LES Crackdown: ‘The Community Is Changing’The recent nightlife crackdown is controversial even in cop-friendly circles.
  36. Reopenings
    Souen, Set to Reopen Union Square Location, Plans to Sue City for Water DamageThe macrobiotic institution has been closed since a flood in January.
  37. Reopenings
    Mason Dixon Reopens Tonight on Reduced Schedule; Matt Levine Still Wants theThe LES bar will only be open Fridays and Saturdays, owing to the cost of additional security.
  38. Temporary Closings
    Los Feliz Reopens After Police CrackdownLES bars and restaurants say accusations of serving minors are without merit.
  39. Openings
    First Look at La Follia, From the Team Behind Irving Mill and CandelaSuzanne and Mario Riva try again in the Gramercy area.
  40. Openings
    Brooklyn Farmacy Now Peddling Egg Creams at Kiehl’s in the East VillageThe Carroll Gardens soda fountain has opened a Manhattan satellite.
  41. Beef
    Saigon Grill Protests Heat Up Again Under New OwnersDid the new owners unjustly fire nearly a dozen workers?
  42. Lawsuits
    Tom Vicari Is Fighting for the Life of Casa HavanaHe says his landlord tried to rip out his security alarm wires at 4 a.m.
  43. Labor Unrest
    Fired Kawa Sushi Employee Picketing Restaurant“I’m fighting to get my job back,” says Tian Wen Ye.
  44. Lawsuits
    Charges Against Satur Farms’s Muller DismissedThe Southold court drops harassment charges, but does issue an order of protection.
  45. Food Politics
    Bloomberg Campaigns Among the Produce at Union Square GreenmarketThe mayor I.D.’s his favorite vegetable, and we are unsurprised.
  46. Lawsuits
    Ex-Lutèce Chef Eberhard Müller Charged With HarassmentEberhard Müller “is the only chef who could make Gordon Ramsay cry,” says his wife.