06 January 2009

Some Stuff That's Interesting

Patois, the Smith Street eatery that's historical in terms of the history of Smith Street eateries, will close on Sunday. [NY Times]

The truly historical Four Seasons is turning 50. [Eater]

Outlook for Hotel Pennsylvania is looking bleak again. [Observer]

Art Deco Metro Theatre will become an Urban Outfitters. [City Room]

The Emerald Inn on the UWS will not die after all. Yet. Thanks, as always, goes to the lousy economy. [NY Times]

The holdings the the late Gotham Book Mart have been given to the University of Pennsylvania. Which doesn't seem quite right. [The City Room]

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