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Astor Place

  1. Shake Shack Has Abandoned Plans for Completely Cashless StoresThe robot uprising has been thwarted, for now.
  2. the chain gang
    The East Village’s Shake Shack Will Take Orders on Cashless KiosksCustomers will use a touchscreen or their cell phones to order and pay.
  3. Last Drops
    The Mud Truck Leaves Astor Place, Probably for GoodThe Astor Place landmark served its final Mud Mocha yesterday, at least for the summer.
  4. Openings
    Higher IQ: Onetime Astor Place Starbucks Gets IntelligentsiaThe New York Film Academy Café also serves Balthazar pastries.
  5. Slideshow
    BYOB Alert: A First Look at Spice of Astor PlaceThe popular Thai chain’s latest location features a vastly expanded menu.
  6. Openings
    Spice Opens Astor Place CoveSpeaking of New York newcomers, a good many of them have honed their dining chops here.
  7. Neighborhood Watch
    The Hidden History of Starbucks; Café Carlyle Still Bumpin’Astor Place: The building that houses Starbucks has such interesting history (saw a bloody theater riot in 1849 at what was once the Astor Place Opera House; held a barber shop where mobster Albert Anastasia got slaughtered while sitting in his chair) that Lost City has decided to target “kudzu-like chains” around town and attempt to uncover their past incarnations. [Lost City] Chinatown: Dumpling House has reopened and the renovations include tables and chairs! [Eater] East Village: Bar Veloce is returning to the space it once occupied before transforming into now deceased Room 4 Dessert. [Eater] Tribeca: Harrison Tavern has already closed after a July opening. Clearly, offering ranch-chicken pizza did not bring in herds. [Grub Street] Upper East Side: Café Carlyle has added a D.J.-hosted soirée Thursday through Saturday from midnight to 3 a.m. to its cabaret-night repertoire, and a new cocktail menu comes from the mixologist at Bemelmans Bar. [Zagat] West Village: Pichet Ong is renaming his dessert bar P*ong & Batch at the end of the month when he’ll be expanding the space to include a retail bakery. [Zagat] Williamsburg: Breakfast mecca egg (it’s too cool to have a capital letter) deigns to open for dinner. [TONY]