Pierre Cardin's Maxim's Finally Getting Sold; The Limelight Marketplace Already Done For

Pierre Cardin's now-defunct Maxim's restaurant at 680 Madison Avenue, which closed back in 2000, is finally being dismantled and sold. [NY Post]

Gristedes owner and supermarket mogul John Catsimatidis's daughter will marry Richard Nixon's grandson this Saturday at the Greek Orthodox Cathedral of the Holy Trinity. [NY Post]

The Limelight Marketplace, which opened as an upscale food court in May 2010, is being transformed yet again, this time into a department store. [Wall Street Journal]

Yes, food safety is an issue. But it turns out that sell-by dates on food packages lead to tons of excess food waste each year. [MSNBC]

Meanwhile, Sealed Air, the maker of Bubble Wrap, is looking to get into the food-safety and food-packaging business. [NY Times]

Cities that can't seem to get food trucks legalized should look to Baltimore for inspiration. The city is creating special food-truck zones in its downtown area. [BizJournals]

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