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  1. Dinner Theater
    Doomed ReBar Space May Live on As Indie Movie TheaterNo lease is signed, but Brooklyn Heights Cinema needs a new home.
  2. Leftovers
    ReBar Owner Jason Stevens’s Prison Sentence; Charlie Palmer’sToday’s Leftovers.
  3. Crime
    ReBar Owner Banned From Restaurant Industry for LifeThe attorney general also expects the restitution owed to wedding couples will grow to $1.8 million.
  4. Payback
    Defrauded Couples Call ReBar Owner’s Payback Pledge a ‘Sham’“I don’t think we’re getting a penny back from this man.”
  5. Crime
    ReBar Owner Promises $1 Million Restitution for Defrauded CouplesIt’s not a happy ending, but it’s a start.
  6. Crime
    ReBar Owner Will Go to Prison for Tax EvasionHe’ll get between 40 months and ten years for his guilty plea.
  7. Video Feed
    Watch Defrauded ReBar Customers Confront Jason Stevens Outside CourtThe accused wedding-deposit thief had a welcome party for his second visit.
  8. Wedding Bells
    Bushwick Restaurant 1 Knickerbocker Will Hold Free Wedding for One Lucky CoupleIn addition to the free wedding, the proprietors are offering discounted packages for other couples displaced by the reBar debacle.
  9. Crime
    ReBar Owner Found and Charged With Grand Larceny, Tax FraudHe didn’t seem to have trouble making his $130,000 bail.
  10. Aw
    How Tyler Kord Salvaged a ReBar Wedding at No.7“I was super nervous about it.”
  11. Crime
    Brooklyn DA’s Office Investigating ReBar in DumboEven more local bars and restaurants have offered to help couples who planned to hold events at the venue.
  12. Inconveniences
    ReBar Workers Try to Help Customers Find New Venues for Their PartiesThe former staff is working to help out wedding parties left stranded.
  13. Closings
    ReBar Closes in DumboDon’t expect a reVival.
  14. Reruns
    Today in Free TacosPork, chicken, or tofu: The choice is yours.
  15. Health Concerns
    DOH in Dumbo: ReBar Gets Closed While Bubby’s ReopensWhere will fruit flies strike next?
  16. The New York Diet
    Chef Marc Murphy Enjoys the Days of Summer and Keeps His Kitchen Clean“I only drink Lipton tea and I don’t drink coffee. If you drink coffee you become an adult, and I don’t want to.”
  17. Chef Shuffle
    Nios, ReBar Announce New Chefs, New MenusTwo chef shuffles today.
  18. The In-box
    Reader Pleads for a Cosmo-Free Birthday“Minus all the hoopla that usually surrounds the trashy, puke in the mouth into the entree 21st.”
  19. Neighborhood Watch
    Rayuela Brings More Brunch to the LESDumbo/Fulton Ferry: Friday night at Rebar promises “free partial-nude drawing.” [Dumbo NYC] East Village: Simone on First Avenue is closed, but let’s pray not for good. [Down by the Hipster] Lower East Side: Rayuela has launched a weekend brunch with arepas and poached eggs, churros and Mayan chocolate, and guanabana mimosas plus live salsa music Sundays. [Grub Street] Midtown West: Just when you thought he’d had enough of the limelight, Rocco DiSpirito will be the guest chef tomorrow at the Condé Nast cafeteria. [Eater] Times Square: Ruby Tuesday will sidle up next to Red Lobster but may fare better with New York diners thanks to “fully upholstered chairs.” [Lost City] Williamsburg: New fro-yo destination /eks/ whips up fresh organic yogurt and incorporates recycling holes into its cartoon-covered walls. [Gridskipper]