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Upper West Side & Morningside Heights »

Hot Dog and Ice Cream Cart Becomes Sakura Park's First Vendor

Sakura Park will get its first food vendor, which is a hot dog and ice cream cart.

Washington Heights & Inwood »

Police and Health Dept. Yank Illegal Food Carts from Washington Heights

Police in Washington Heights pulled six food carts off the streets earlier this month as part of a sting with the Health Department to curb illegal street vending.

Greenwich Village & SoHo »

SoHo Latest Neighborhood to Fight Against Food Trucks

SoHo residents join other neighborhoods in complaining that food trucks and carts are crowding sidewalks, creating garbage problems, polluting the air and seemingly breaking city laws with impunity. 

Upper East Side & Roosevelt Island »

'Casual' Dining Frowned on at Tavern on the Green

The Parks Department will soon start soliciting bids for a "high quality casual restaurant and outdoor café,” at Tavern on the Green, officials said Thursday.

Upper West Side & Morningside Heights »

UWS Police Crack Down on Street Vendors After Complaints

After months of complaints from locals who say they're overwhelmed by food vendors, police say they're working with other city agencies to identify vendors who repeatedly break the law.

Upper East Side & Roosevelt Island »

UES Community Board Wants Stricter Rules for Street Vendors

Limiting the number of street vendors per block or requiring design guidelines for carts and trucks are among ideas being floated by CB 8 in tackling the growing number of street vendors.

Upper West Side & Morningside Heights »

Community Board Wants to Keep Tabs on Food Trucks

Community Board 7 says no one knows how many food trucks are on the Upper West Side. It wants to conduct a survey to count them and pinpoint where they are.

Upper West Side & Morningside Heights »

Eddie's Pizza Cart Sets Up Shop in Richard Tucker Square

Eddie's Pizza, a finalist for a 2011 Vendy Award, will be stationed permanently at Richard Tucker Square.

Upper East Side & Roosevelt Island »

Paty's Taco Truck Wins 'Hero' Vendy Award, Gets Boot From Neighborhood

Paty's Tacos, winner of the first-ever hero award at the Vendys, is no longer dishing out tasty Mexican food to its hungry lunchtime followers.

Murray Hill, Gramercy & Midtown East »

Last Kips Bay Community Day of the Season to Feature Puppet Show and Jazz

The Kips Bay Community Day will host its last event of the season on Saturday, once again turning a stretch of Second Avenue into a neighborhood festival.

Murray Hill, Gramercy & Midtown East »

Food Truck Crackdown Spreads to Midtown East

Enforcement of a law that prohibits food truck parking in metered spaces has driven a slew of food trucks east. Now, police are following and booting trucks from popular spots.

Upper West Side & Morningside Heights »

Track Food Trucks With GPS, Councilwoman Says

City Councilwoman Gale Brewer says no one is keeping track of the growing number of food trucks, and GPS could help.

Manhattan »

Park Ave. Building Manager Wants to Ban Food Trucks From His Doorstep

The manager of Two Park Ave. is appealing to the city to ban parking in front of his entryway.

Upper East Side & Roosevelt Island »

City's Top Food Vendors Offer Tasty Trip Through Central Park

The 17 top street vendors feeding foodies in NYC parks will be serving up treats in Central Park on Wednesday.

Downtown »

Beer Lovers Denied a Drinking Hour at Governors Island Fest

Organizers of Brewers' Pic Nyc reportedly nixed drinking before noon on Sunday due to confusion about blue laws.

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