The original Max Fish is no more; Sweet Chick plans to open at 178 Ludlow St. on May 7.

Photos: Sweet Chick Moves into Former Max Fish Space

The original Max Fish is no more; Sweet Chick plans to open at 178 Ludlow St. on May 7.

Since securing a liquor …

120 Orchard St.

CB3 Panel Supports Max Fish’s Return at 120 Orchard St.

120 Orchard St.

Ulli Rimkus and company were bleary-eyed but no less ecstatic late last night as Community Board 3′s liquor licensing panel …

Ellen Kaye is the driving force behind Moscow 57; she also sings. Photo by Alex M. Smith.

Delancey Street Newcomer Moscow 57 is More Than a Restaurant

Here’s the thing about Moscow 57: It’s always a party, and you are always invited. …

Ethan Lipton And His Orchestra return to Joe's Pub on Wednesday, April 9th to play "a regular band show."

Arts Watch: What to do in April

Here’s our list of highlighted events happening on the Lower East Side this month. …

Pies 'n' Thighs bourbon-pecan pie. Photo courtesy of the restaurant.

Pies ‘n’ Thighs Coming to Canal Street, and Tiny Fork Might Be Over

Williamsburg’s den of Southern food and pies is crossing the East River.

A little while ago, we reported that Max Fish may be returning …

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Is Max Fish Coming Back to the LES? CB3 Agenda Offers Some Clues

Gallery Bar, 120 Orchard St.

There’s some big news from Community Board 3′s just-released April liquor agenda docket.  According to the agenda (and confirmed …

178 Ludlow St. has a new tenant, and a new bar permit.

Breaking: Sweet Chick’s Liquor License Approved in Max Fish Space

Shortly after Max Fish departed 178 Ludlow St. last summer, the owners of Sweet Chick, a Williamsburg restaurant specializing in chicken and waffles, signed a …

No contest: Katz's wins. Photo via Katz's Facebook page.

LES Bites: Award-Winning Wine at Pearl & Ash, Comparing Pastrami, Death & Co. Crew at Schapiro’s

No contest: Katz’s wins. Photo via Katz’s Facebook page.

A round-up of neighborhood food and drink news:

Pearl & Ash sommelier Patrick Cappiello …

At the corner of Ludlow, Division and Canal streets, a long-vacant building shows signs of new life.

Planned at 1 Ludlow: Cocktails by Angel’s Share Vets and Roman-Style Pizza

Big plans for the small ground-level and subterranean spaces in the triangular building at the intersection of Ludlow, Canal and Division streets are up for …

A flight at Top Hops. Photos by Alex M. Smith.

Top Hops Taps Into NYC’s Love Affair With Craft Beer

A flight at Top Hops. Photos by Alex M. Smith.

One day last winter, a large crowd lined up single-file …