Fire breaks out at Black Seed Bagels in Nolita
A fire started around 6:30 a.m. at the Black Seed Bagels located at 170 Elizabeth St. this morning, and Bowery Boogie reports that the NY Fire Department responded and got the blaze under control by 7:45 a.m. The bagel shop was not yet open at the time of the fire, and no injuries have been reported. The Black Seed Bagels Twitter account notes that the shop is closed until further notice.
A ridiculous coming attraction
Coffee ‘n Clothes, a digital media company that combines the worlds of luxe lattes and designer brands, is opening a new cafe in NYC on March 15, with the advertisement that it will have “the most expensive latte you can drink.” It looks like it will be an Instagram influencer in cafe form. The announcement post features a coffee cup branded with Louis Vuitton’s logo, and there’s also a Chanel cup.
Williamsburg’s new all-day restaurant is ready to finally go all-day
After opening at the end of February with limited hours, Nate Adler’s bright new restaurant Gertie will swing open for dinner and bar service, officially going all-day on March 19. The dinner menu focuses on the rotisserie and includes small dishes like popcorn shrimp, buffalo cauliflower, and a baked potato.
A barbecue chain is in hot water with Manhattan law firm
The Manhattan law firm Pryor Cashman has filed a lawsuit against Brother Jimmy’s BBQ owner James Goldman for allegedly owing the firm over $400,000 in legal fees. The barbecue chain has two locations in Midtown. The lawsuit alleges that Goldman has used his restaurant company Dining Entertainment Group as a “personal piggy bank” and has been defrauding DEG’s investors. Goldman fired back in the Post, calling the suit a “hatchet job.”