As the New Fedora gets a new awning, what about the neon sign? The sign is still there but the neon has been stripped out, surely for a refurbish like McNally did at Minetta.
Congrats to all the winners and finalists in the Village Voice Web Awards and thanks to the Voice and all who voted. Glad to be in such good company.
First Mars Bar, now Max Fish is shuttering at end of January. Is Pink Pony next to go? [Eater]
Now that our Polonia fears have subsided, it's time to worry about renovations to the Nom Wah Tea Parlor of Doyers Street. [BB]
Check out Slum Goddess in the Wall St Journal. [WSJ]
Can we pool our money and buy the Chelsea Hotel? The bids begin next week. [Curbed]
Minnie the McSorley's cat has a facebook page. [EVG]
On the vanishing of restaurant owner-hosts. [NYT]
An interview with Justin Bond. [NYT]