In Food & Drink, GrubStreet talks pie (check the map for more!), Greenwich Village ambiance and salad in a jar.

With Trump Using Tower as Base, Fifth Avenue Grinds to a Halt Trump Tower is a mass of black glass and steel not far from Central Park, but since last week it has become New York’s White House-in-waiting.

Manhole Fire Breaks Out on Upper West Side, FDNY Says Broadway between 104th and 102nd streets was closed to southbound traffic Thursday morning following a manhole fire.

Suspicious tracking device found on MTA bus Cops are investigating a mysterious device was found on an MTA bus in Staten Island at a Yukon Bus Depot.


Customers beat, stab employees at Taco Bell after being asked to not sit on counter A group of diners viciously beat and stabbed two employees at a Queens Taco Bell after they were asked to not sit on the counter, police said Thursday.

Two arrested in death of Manhattan partygoer stabbed 15 times, leaving gory evidence trail Authorities charged two men with stabbing a helpless stranger to death during a late-night party on the East Side, with the suspects busted after a botched coverup.


Food & Drink 

The Absolute Best Apple Pie in New York: Pie Corps’s Apple Crumb With Rosemary Caramel On a sleepy block in Greenpoint, a team of hardworking pie-makers churns out an impressive roster of both savory and sweet varieties.

An Italian Bar Fit for Romance in Greenwich Village Situated on a stately residential block, the candlelit bar occupies a 116-year-old brick townhouse and is lined with lacquered bookcases, velvet sofas and a carefully curated assortment of vintage Italian books and objets d’art.

The Food Comes In Jars At Ancolie, Now Serving Salad In The Village Ancolie is the latest counter-service restaurant on the block, and it arrives with both a healthy twist—salads and whole grains dominate the menu. Just about every dish is pre-packed and served inside a glass jar.

Mountain Province Is More Than Just A Coffee Shop “We’re the gay POC ‘Cheers’ of coffee shops, and we hope that we will continue to have a home in this block amidst the rabid gentrification of Brooklyn.”

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