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The Mermaid Inn Is Opening a Massive Seafood Spot in Times Square
The Mermaid Inn is headed to Times Square with its largest location to date.
This Downtown Nightclub Allegedly Has Been Letting New Yorkers Smoke Indoors
The city's smoking ban has been in effect for nearly two decades, but that hasn't stopped at least one NYC bar from allegedly looking the other way.
Live Episode! Milk Bar: Christina Tosi (2019)
Sara Litzenberger for NPR For Christina Tosi, baking wasn't just a delicious childhood hobbyit was a daily creative outlet and a way to blow off steam.
Dee Pop, Drummer and Downtown New York Fixture, Dies at 65
Initially known for his tight and soulful playing with the celebrated post-punk band Bush Tetras, he later became an entrepreneur of avant-garde music.
Where to Celebrate Halloween 2021 in New York City
The city's yearly marathon of sort-of-spooky, orange-and-black-themed events is about to begin.
The First Apartment That the Actor Anthony Rapp Bought Is for Sale
The actor's success in "Rent" on Broadway allowed him to buy the NoHo studio loft, at 1 Bond Street, 23 years ago for $375,000. It is now listed for $1.95 million.
De Blasio Orders Restaurants to Tear Down Unused Outdoor Dining Structures ASAP
New York City restaurants have a matter of days to take down their unused outdoor dining structures, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced during a press conference on Monday, AM New York reports.
Freehand Hotel's Star Restaurant Simon & the Whale Sinks - and More Closings
More than one year after New York's first indoor dining shutdown, restaurants and bars continue to close their doors.
Star Dhamaka Team Closes Rahi to Make Way for a New South Indian Spot
In late September, four-year-old West Village Indian restaurant Rahi, by restaurateur Roni Mazumdar and chef Chintan Pandya, quietly papered up its windows and permanently shut down.
The 2021 Restaurant List
After a fitful and often grueling 19 months, the nation's restaurants are slowly coming back. So are the pleasures of eating out.
But where to start?