Photos by Alfonso Guerriero.

Tony Danza “Cha Chas” to Little Italy’s Past at Alleva Dairy

There are no movie directors yelling “cut,” or noticeable paparazzi with high-powered lenses in the vicinity. …

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Lower East Side Pickle Day 2017 is Coming Up Sunday, Oct. 15

What’s wrong with this photo? Unless pickle impersonators were roaming the Lower East Side a century ago, we think someone’s been having fun with Photoshop. It’s a sure sign that LES Pickle Day is right around the corner. …

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Say Grilled Cheese: The Mayor Stops by the Essex Street Market For Lunch

Mayor de Blasio on Thursday handed out awards to “Hometown Heroes in Education” and visited the Emergency Management warehouse in Brooklyn where hurricane supplies for Puerto Rico are being organized. But he also managed to fit in a quick lunch at the Essex Street Market. You gotta eat, right? …

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Wylie Dufresne is Giving Away Mini-Donuts at Soho Pop-up Friday

It’s been three years since chef Wylie Dufresne closed Wd-50, his acclaimed Clinton Street restaurant. …

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A Cooking Demo From the “Happy Healthy Latina” at the Essex Street Market

Coming up at the Essex Street Market, there’s a special cooking demonstration from chef Yadira Garcia. …

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Lan Zhou’s Triumphant Return Should Happen by Mid-October

Many tears were shed in August (including our own) when Lan Zhou, the great dumpling and hand-pulled noodle shop closed at 144 East Broadway. …

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Brigitte Opens at 37 Canal St. Friday; Here’s the Menu

Tomorrow (Friday) is opening night for Brigitte, a French-Brazilian restaurant at 37 Canal St. (Ludlow Street). …

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Lil’ Gem, a Modern Lebanese Restaurant, Opens at 29 Clinton St. Tonight

Lil’ Gem, a restaurant inspired by the homestyle dishes of chef Melissa O’Donnell’s Lebanese grandmother, opens tonight at 29 Clinton St. …

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Rice & Gold Opens in Hotel 50 Bowery This Week

After soft launching with breakfast service, celebrity chef Dale Talde launches his next high profile project, Rice & Gold, in Hotel 50 Bowery this week. …

Rupert Noffs and Matty Bennett of the Lucky Bee. Photo from the restaurant's Instagram.

The Lucky Bee is Closing After a Year-and-a-Half on Broome Street (Updated)

After only a year-and-a-half in business, The Lucky Bee is closing. …