1) Tribeca: Wine shop Maslow 6 has expanded into the adjacent space with Maslow 6 Wine Bar, reports Tribeca Citizen. Owned by Keri Jackson Kunzle and featuring food from executive chef Nick Kipper, the restaurant has an extensive wine list as well as small plates, panini, and cheeses. The bar does not accept reservations. Status: Certified Open; 211A West Broadway.
2) Upper East Side: Stay-at-home mom and self-taught baker Denise Cumming opens her bakery Pip's Place today, Flo Fab reports. The shop sells cakes, cookies, muffins, and squares made with Ms. Cumming's signature blend of rice flour, teff, and potato and corn starches. Status: Certified Open; 1729-31 First Avenue, (212) 380-6400.
3) Hell's Kitchen: Another item from Flo Fab: entrepreneur Zachary Schmahl opened Shmackary's on 45th Street yesterday. The shop specializes in cookies baked in muffin tins, which Mr. Schmahl has dubbed "schmack snacks." Status: Certified Open; 362 West 45th Street, (646) 801-9866.
4) Tribeca: Moomah, the neighborhood cafe and event space from Tracey Stewart (wife of Daily Show host Jon Stewart) is back by popular demand. They're serving coffee, quiches, and bagels once again, reports Zagat. In its new incarnation, part of the cafe will also be dedicated to producing a periodical called D.I.T (Do it Together). Status: Certified Open; 161 Hudson St., (212) 226-0345.
5) Alphabet City: According to EV Grieve, Alphabet City Beer Co. is set to open today on Avenue C, featuring 350 bottled beers and a 25-seat tasting bar. Only two doors away from Alphabet City Wine Co., ABC Beer Co. is co-owned by the Wine Co.'s David Hitchner and area resident Zachary Mack. Status: Certified Open; 96 Avenue C, (646) 422-7103.
6) Battery Park City: The rooftop bar at the Conrad New York hotel is now open, reports Tribeca Citizen. Named for the Sol LeWitt mural in the hotel's atrium, the Loopy Doopy offers specialty cocktails and drop-dead gorgeous views of the Hudson River. Status: Certified Open; 102 North End Avenue, (212) 945-0100.
[Photo: Tribeca Citizen]
— Alison Herman