The Lower East Side's Doughnut Plant will open shop in the old Dan's Chelsea Guitars space in the historic Chelsea Hotel. [Eater]
Sad: Frank's Deli, 32 years on Ninth Avenue, has closed for good. [JVNY]
Could be sadder: JVNY went to Gino's and found the staff less than defeated.
Ken Friedman may open a bar in his Ace Hotel with a Tin Pan Alley theme. Hey, it's not Tin Pan Alley, but at least that chapter in New York cultural history is being acknowledged by someone. [Eater]
Village preservationists are riled up over the huge new billboards the Equinox gym put up around its building at Greenwich Avenue and 12th Street. And why not? They're horrible. [Curbed]
Lower Second Avenue then and now. [Dino's NYC Then and Now]
Architakes searches The Iron Triangle for Wilson's Garage from "The Great Gatsby"