Nabe News: November 17

Posted on: November 17th, 2009 at 2:08 pm by

East Village bars for sale, coffee counterfeits, and cook dismissals, all in today’s LES neighborhood news!

The competitive East Village bar scene is looking to slim down.  Indeed, EV Grieve digs up a number of establishments on Avenues A and B that are currently on the market, including Superdive. Oversaturation is catching up with the nightlife establishments [EV Grieve]

A recap from last night’s Community Board 3 SLA Licensing Committee meeting.  Most notable approvals included Grand Park in the old Isabella’s Oven space, and Clinton Restaurant changing ownership.  The latter will become The Pinalto City, a taqueria and sandwich shop [Eater]

Chef Ryan Skeen and his entire team of cooks was dismissed from the upscale Allen & Delancey.  Official explanation pending [Grub St]

Even the coffee cups in Chinatown are counterfeit [NYC the Blog]

Taking cues from the Stuy Town legal mess, some tenants in Chelsea’s London Terrace Gardens are filing a suit against landlords [The Real Deal]

The Beauty Bar behemoth is opening an outpost in Chicago [Chicago Now]

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