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West Village »

Bistro Manager Rats on Neighbors After City Fines Him for Sidewalk Benches

Village businesses are being fined for unpermitted benches after a one-man crusade against them.

Fort Greene »

Habana Outpost Reopening Signals the Start of Spring in Fort Greene

The popular outdoor eatery will open for the season on April 18.

West Village »

New French Restaurant To Serve Up 'Nymph Thighs,' Petanque and Foosball

La Gauloise offers classic French fare including frogs legs, escargot and bone marrow, the owner said.

West Village »

Bushwick's La Gringa Taqueria Expanding to West Village

The Mexican eatery is opening its first Manhattan location later this month at 82 Christopher St.

Forest Hills »

Outdoor Tables Return to Popular Irish Gastropub in Forest Hills

The pub will offer 34 outside seats starting next week, the owners said.

Midtown East »

Bobby Van's Spinoff Serves More Than Just Steak

BV's Grill offers a cheddar burger and a kale barley salad, in addition to classic steaks.

Inwood »

Dyckman Street Starbucks Adds Outdoor Seating

The 12-seat cafe is the fourth outdoor eating space on this stretch of Dyckman Street.

SoHo »

SoHo Restaurant Launches Patio Seating and Spring Menu

Charlie Bird is opening a 40-seat patio on King Street May 9.

Hudson Square »

Boutique Hotel With Italian Restaurant to Open in Hudson Square

Hotel Hugo will feature Italian furnishings and a rooftop bar with views of the Hudson River.

Long Island City »

Queens CB2 Turns Down Alobar's Bid for Backyard Seating

CB2 said its decision to turn down Alobar's request is in response to neighbor concerns about noise.

Washington Heights »

Harlem Tavern Owners Eye New Washington Heights Location

The Heights Tavern will open in June with 20 beers on tap and outdoor seating for 80 people.

Williamsburg »

'Defense of Sunday Brunch' Bill Heads to City Council

The bill would lift restaurants' ban on serving outside before noon on Sundays.

Downtown »

City Proposes Outdoor Seating to Spruce Up Water Street

The tables and chairs would go on Water Street's covered sidewalks.

Murray Hill, Gramercy & Midtown East »

Union Square Pedestrian Plaza Complete, Traffic Rerouted

The changes are meant to make the area safer and friendlier for pedestrians, said DOT Commissioner Janette Sadik-Kahn.

Upper East Side & Roosevelt Island »

Upper East Side Man Falls to His Death, Lands in Starbucks Seating Area

Customers were horrified after a man fell to his death and landed in the outdoor seating area of a Starbucks Sunday.