After 34 years, Cafe Edison serves its last blintz and matzoh ball soup: The beloved Times Square restaurant is the latest victim of rising rents, closing today. Full story in the New York Times.
NYC cat cafe opens on the Lower East Side: Get a cup of coffee and share the cream with one of the cats available for cuddling by the hour, or adopting permanently. Slideshow in the Wall St. Journal
Fashion Week gets booted out of Lincoln Center: Even though the Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week generates $850 million in revenue to the city, it’s being kicked out of Damrosch Park because of a lawsuit. Fashion Week moved uptown after bring booted out of Bryant Park. Where will it go next? Full story in Crain’s New York Business.
Fung Wah Bus resumes operations between NYC and Boston: The troubled bus company, shut down by the Feds for safety violations, is back in business with $15 seats, starting in the spring. Full story on Gawker.
MTA targets “manspreading” with an ad campaign: We’ve all been denied a perfectly good subway seat by guys with their legs spread so wide they take up two seats. Not nice, you manspreaders, and the MTA wants you to mind the gap. Full story in the New York Times.
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