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.