Porn Shop to Become Gastropub; Long Lines Form Outside Num Pang

Peep World, the porn shop located near Madison Square Garden, is closing down to make way for a "very large gastropub." [Grub Street]

Porn Shop to Become Gastropub; Long Lines Form Outside Num Pang

Counter in the East Village is sticking around longer than expected because the restaurant that is supposed to replace it, an East Village outpost of Empellon, is waiting for its liquor license. [Gothamist]

It looks like no more PBR-fueled debauchery at Welcome to the Johnsons: The ironic LES hangout was shuttered by the NYPD for serving booze to minors. [Bowery Boogie]

In case you live under a rock, the H&H Bagels on the Upper West Side has closed. [FiTR]

Tiki bar Painkiller (err, we mean PKNY) has been shut down by the DOH again. [Eater]

Long lines formed outside of the new Midtown outpost of Num Pang for its grand opening. [Midtown Lunch]

Porn Shop to Become Gastropub; Long Lines Form Outside Num Pang

Shelsky's is now serving smoked fish on Smith Street. Our verdict? We loved it. [FiTR]

Nitehawk, Williamsburg's new movie theater/bar, will start showing films this weekend. [Zagat]

Not too far away, the Rosarito Fish Shack has begun serving Mexican seafood dishes and cocktails. [Downtown Diaries]

A Caribbean spot called Nights and Weekends has opened across the street from the owners' other place, Five Leaves. [Gothamist]


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