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Senor Swanky’s

  1. Openings
    Señor Swanky Space Goes BritGMT is pursuing a “more educated crowd.”
  2. Community Boards
    Tonight’s CB2 Meeting Promises to Be a DoozySeñor Swanky’s finally gets a suitor, and a tire shop is in danger.
  3. Closings
    Trouble on the Upper West SideA spate of uptown closings.
  4. Closings
    Pour Out a Watered-Down Margarita for Señor Swanky’sNot two years after the “celebrity hangout” closed in the Village, its Upper West Side location seems to be a goner too.
  5. Closings
    The Ghost of Señor Swanky Still Haunts Bleecker StreetAfter five months, no one has claimed the ‘celebrity hangout”s iconic banner.
  6. Neighborhood Watch
    Señor Swanky’s Goes Down For the Dirt Nap; Harlem’s M&G Diner LikewiseThe end of an era in Harlem, and Pacha bounces back, in our daily neighborhood news roundup.
  7. NewsFeed
    Text Your Friend a Drink From the Comfort of Your CouchBelvedere vodka launches a Website that allows you treat them without having to meet them.
  8. NewsFeed
    One More Place to Complain About RestaurantsHas the blogosphere made a New Year’s resolution to be kinder and gentler to restaurateurs? Apparently not if we’re to judge by the newish site the Grim Eater, which promises to expose tough steaks, overdone burgers, and limp salads. So it’s not exactly Shameless Restaurants and there are only four posts so far (gasp — cockroaches at Sushi-a-go-go?), but the site has already taught us this: According to a snubbed diner, Irving Mill has a “beautiful people” standard! We’re sure the place is giving Senor Swanky’s Celebrity Hangout a run for its money… The Grim Eater [Official site]
  9. Neighborhood Watch
    Brooklyn’s Top Bed-and-Breakfasts; Free Cupcakes in the Financial DistrictBedford-Stuyvesant: Akwaaba Mansion at 34 Macdonough Street made it to the top of this list of Brooklyn bed-and-breakfasts. [Gridskipper] Financial District: Crumbs has opened a bakery at 87 Beaver Street between Hanover Street and Wall Street, and to celebrate the shop will give away 1,000 cupcakes this Friday starting at 7 a.m. [Snack] Harlem: Among its other delicacies, Fairway sells flagels, which are “to the bagel what nuggets are to fried chicken. When toasted, they are delightfully crunchy, but the inside still has the chewiness a bagel should — “just less of it” — because they’re flattened, of course. [Eat for Victory/VV] Jackson Heights: The city’s first Tibetan street-food cart is up and running near the 74th Street stop. [Gothamist] Lower East Side: Six Point Ales debuted a new flavor called 8 Days of Wheat at the Whole Foods Beer Room last night, and the first impression is that “it’s pretty darn good.” [Down by the Hipster] Upper West Side: Senor Swanky’s has put its space on Columbus Avenue between 84th and 85th up for rent. So line up, if you just happen to have a business plan that incorporates giant chile peppers and underage drinking. [Eater]