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EaterWire: Signs of Morton's, Free Ciao Bella, Osteria Del Circo's Missing Gelato Cart, and a Shag Update!

DOWNTOWN BROOKLYN—According to a reader, and the image sent in (at left) the 11,000 square foot Morton's Steakhouse in Brooklyn's Marriott is scheduled to open this November. Get ready Luger's. [EaterWire]

FLATIRON— As part of their "Discover-Savor-Share” summer tour, Ciao Bella will be giving out free samples of gelato and sorbet around New York. Their first stop will be the Celebrate Flatiron Chefs event on Tuesday, 7/15. On Friday the 18th, catch them at the Civic Community Day Fair (Murray Street from Broadway to Church Streets). UPDATE: They'll also be giving away free gelato at this Saturday's Park Avenue Summerfest. [EaterWire]

MIDTOWN WEST— Staying on the ice cream beat, we have some news via Word of Mouth that the Osteria Del Circo's gelato cart may be discontinued for the summer: "...last night I walked by the restaurant and there was still no cart. I buttonholed the waiter who was serving the outdoor tables. 'Is there going to be a gelato cart this summer?' I asked. 'I don't know what's happening,' he replied. 'I think they had to apply for a permit'...I'm jonesing for that gelato." [Word of Mouth]

WEST VILLAGE— And we have an update on the Shag shutter story and the future of the building from the tipline: "The Gottleibs are not gonna rent it cuz they want to deliver the building vacant for a sale...The Gottleibs own the west village. Including many buildings with restos, eg: Pastis, Paris Commune, Voyage, Merkado.." [EaterWire]

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