Three pub owners are opening an Irish eatery at the site of the once-legendary deli on Seventh Avenue.
Katie Holmes stopped by the famed Carnegie Deli for a sandwich Wednesday afternoon.
The deli closed Thursday night after 75 years in business.
For the contest Wednesday, participants had to scarf down as many pickles as they could in five minutes.
Carnegie Deli introduced a new sandwich in honor of Carmelo Anthony joining the New York Knicks.
A disagreement over renting an adjacent property would result in the deli losing 200 seats and a legally-required exit.
A steaming sewer pipe made for an unpleasant odor on the sidewalk outside of Carnegie Deli on Wednesday.
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