TIMES SQUARE — The Knickerbocker's rooftop indoor-outdoor bar St. Cloud is opening tonight. The name comes from the previous hotel that stood on the site in the late 19th Century. Charlie Palmer, who already operates a couple of dining spaces in the hotel, is in charge of small bites here like Wagyu hot dogs and tuna tacos. There's also a cigar lounge. Status: Certified open. 6 Times Square, 212-204-4984.
CHELSEA — Former Estiatorio Milos wine director Michael Coll recently opened Wine Disciples, a wine shop and bar next to one another. The Wine Disciples Enoteca serves Italian fare like seafood crudo and pastas, and offers 200 wines, reports Flo Fab. Status: Certified open. 129 West 29th Street, 212-239-4199.
RIDGEWOOD — At Milo's Yard Bar there are six vintage pinball machines, root beer and regular beer on tap, and snacks from around the world like samosas and Chicago-style hot dogs, notes Gothamist. As for the yard, the team is still waiting on a DOB sign-off, but it will hopefully debut soon. Status: Certified open. 564 Seneca Avenue.
CROWN HEIGHTS — Jeremy Mustakas, who ran Crosby Coffee, has changed the space into an offshoot of his nearby doughnut shop Elsie's. Elsie's Parlor, as this one is called, serves ice cream as well as doughnuts, including ones like the confettura di fichi, a doughnut glazed with mascarpone, stuffed with fig jam and topped with honey and almonds, according to DNAinfo. Status: Certified open. 667 Classon Avenue.
UPPER WEST SIDE — West Village gluten free haven risotteria just opened a location uptown, notes West Side Rag. There's risotto, of course, and gluten free pizzas. Status: Certified open. 375 Amsterdam Avenue, 212-362-8731.
UPPER EAST SIDE — Rock themed Wild Horse Tavern opened earlier this month serving modern bar fare like a house burger made with a beef blend from Ottomanelli's, cheddar, double smoked bacon, and an Orwasher's potato bun. There are also wings, a chicken schnitzel sandwich with a fried egg, and disco fries. Cocktails named smoke & mirrors, whisky a gogo, and 10 years gone stick with the rock kitsch theme. Status: Certified open. 1629 Second Avenue, 212-300-4132.
EAST VILLAGE — Park Slope's V-Spot, which is moving in on Saint Marks is now running an empanada kiosk in the space, while they work on funding for the full vegan restaurant, reports EV Grieve. Status: Certified open. 16 Saint Marks.
MIDTOWN — McGettigan's Irish Bar, a chain based in Dublin with outposts in the Middle East and Asia, just opened its first NYC outlet. Obviously, there's Guinness, and also live music. Status: Certified open. 70 West 36th Street.