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TriBeCa Bar Biddy Early's Ditches Beer Pong Table for Family Vibe

Biddy Early's, at 43 Murray St., will reopen as Woodrow's early next year. The bar plans to get rid of its beer pong table in favor of a family steakhouse vibe.

Upper West Side & Morningside Heights »

Neighbors Say Papasito Restaurant Serves Up Fights, Raucous Crowds

Neighbors say the Papasito Mexican restaurant is attracting large, boisterous crowds, the same complaint residents made about its Inwood location.

Washington Heights & Inwood »

Community Against Liquor License Renewal for Notorious Tapas Lounge

Community Board 12 will vote on a resolution to recommend against a renewal liquor license for Serie 1 Tapas Lounge in Washington Heights.

Murray Hill, Gramercy & Midtown East »

Manager of UES Nightclub Denied Liquor License for Gramercy Country Bar

The GM of controversial Upper East Side club Vudu Lounge had his application for a new country-and-western bar in Gramercy denied by the community board.

Murray Hill, Gramercy & Midtown East »

Neighbors Blast Canz Over 'Unpleasant Surprise' Opening

Canz a Citi, which opened last week, was an "unpleasant surprise" for many neighbors, who say the Hooters-esque chain never came before them for approval.

Washington Heights & Inwood »

Garden Cafe Gets Liquor License Nod, Despite Neighbor Opposition

Community Board 12 recommended the State Liquor Authority approve Garden Cafe's liquor license renewal application, despite complaints from residents about outdoor noise.

Midtown & Theater District »

Cops Bust Alleged Illegal After-Hours Sex Club in Midtown

After months of complaints, police say they have busted an illegal nightclub that had been operatng in Midtown's Garment District.

Murray Hill, Gramercy & Midtown East »

Hooters Rival Canz Opens Without Liquor License, Officials Say

Canz a Citi Roadhouse, a Hooters-type chain, served up an opening day round of drinks at its new Murray Hill location Friday, but the State Liquor Authority says it doesn't have a liquor license.

Murray Hill, Gramercy & Midtown East »

Residents, Businesses Fight New Liquor Store in Kips Bay

Morton Williams is looking to open a liquor store on East 23rd Street between First and Second avenues, but residents and business owners say more alcohol is not what their neighborhood needs.

East Village & Lower East Side »

Heathers' Liquor License Renewal Bid Shot Down

The six-year-old East 13th Street bar played a key role in the case of two police officers accused of raping a woman on the block.

East Village & Lower East Side »

Andre Balazs Gets OK For Cooper Square Hotel Takeover

The hotelier received approval to transfer liquor licenses from the previous owner.

Chelsea & Hell's Kitchen »

Hell's Kitchen Gay Bar Gets Creative to Avoid School Ban

A proposed new gay sports bar in Hell's Kitchen is offering to split its operation in two so its alcohol-serving portion can be far enough away from a nearby Catholic school to qualify for a liquor license.

Chelsea & Hell's Kitchen »

New Chelsea Hotel Gets Liquor License Despite Community Board Denial

Community board members say that boutique Hotel Americano went around them in getting their liquor license.

Chelsea & Hell's Kitchen »

Hell's Kitchen Gastropub Gets Rid of Sidewalk Cafe

Albert Hall has shut down an unsanctioned sidewalk cafe that community board members said was illegal.

East Village & Lower East Side »

Bakery Plans Stall for Controversial Former Club Space in East Village

A plan to open a bakery in a former club space on Second Avenue has been been scrapped, the owner said.