Tavern on the Green Space to Become Casual Resto; Small Groceries Struggle to Untangle New York Tax Laws

The Parks Department is looking to replace Tavern on the Green with a more casual restaurant. [NY Times]

According to the latest report, New Yorkers are applying for food stamps in record numbers. [Ithaca Journal]

New York tax laws make it difficult for small groceries to follow. For the record, you shouldn't pay tax on raw sausage at Épicerie Boulud. [NY Post]

Long Island Restaurant Week is back, but not everyone is happy about it -- especially the restos that pioneered the event. [Suffolk Times]

A homeless man, who may have been an Occupy Wall Street protester, was arrested after demanding free food at a McDonald's near Zuccotti Park. [DNAinfo]

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