Same market, different location.
Under brilliant sunny skies, but near-frigid temps, the Union Square Greenmarket reopened today for the first time since Hurricane Sandy. Not at its usual 14th Street location - which is being used as a Con Ed parking lot - but just off Madison Square at the inters ... More >>
Lauren BloombergPlease cheese. Queens will dairy up like this Stamford locale.
Queens county is growing into a major culinary player. It has its own BBQ house (LIC's John Brown Smokehouse), a lauded fusion restaurant (Sunnyside's Salt & Fat), and now...it's own Fairway Market.
A rant for a rant, if you will: The New York Times Complaint box, always a repository of the stodgy, curmudgeonly, and slightly behind-the-times, is particularly egregious today. The premise that there are just not enough guys in the city -- that same old God-forsaken chestnut we keep hearing ... More >>
Last chance to do this, for real this time. Pic by Sam Horine.Yes, the final Pool Party of a remarkably tumultuous year has been saved, set for this Sunday, August 29, rescued after an ugly few days of Jelly and the Open Space Alliance trading crabby press releases. The dialogue is still crab ... More >>
In the biggest Fairway news since the shop's cafe in the UWS branch was given a new lease on life, the Time's FloFab reports that the Upper East Side will get a Fairway at 240 East 86th Street.
Fairway partner Howard Glickberg told the Times that the branch will open in about six months and stret ... More >>
Ray and Ann Rombone of Douglaston, Queens show refreshing common sense. When a large part of a 600-year-old oak on their property fell off, damaged their home, and showed the celebrated old tree to be fatally damaged by dry rot, they agreed to have the damned thing cut down. As you might imag ... More >>
NY1 brings word that a new branch of Grimaldi's has opened in Queens. The location, on 61st Avenue in Douglaston, offers the same menu, as well as new salads. Whether or not it will become, in the words of Grimaldi's manager Gina Peluso, a "total total total tourist attraction" like the original DUM ... More >>