A family from the Midwest formed a crescent around the posted menu outside an Italian restaurant on Mulberry Street, the main (and only) drag of Manhattan’s shrinking Little Italy. It didn’t take long for the Latino restaurant barker the guys who stand on the sidewalk trying to lure in the indecisive and hungry to pounce: “Ciao, bellas,” he said, using the Spanish plural of the Italian noun. “Come in and eat,” he added, motioning with a sweep of his arm toward the open door.
That is the property of British Petroleum and we WILL sue you. Feed popularity is steadily climbing, with more than 38,000 followers as of Wedneday morning. By contrast, the actual BP America Twitter feed had about 5,600.. Overall, I was quite surprised by this place. This place was tasty, seamed fresh, and delivers. Kind of hard to beat.
In fact, the new SoHo is but a taste of the label offerings at a compact 395 square feet. The real show is at the East Hampton store opening this weekend at around 3,000 square feet also carrying the women and children collections. For those who prefer to shop in the city, however, a trip to Broome Street will be at the top of the to do list for gentlemen who are putting together an impeccable vacation wardrobe..
That has Newark leaders thinking founder Jeff Bezos (who also owns The Washington Post) may want to align himself with an underdog.And there is broad agreement that things are on the upswing in Newark, which is now adding people every year, luring workers who have been priced out of Manhattan and its close in suburbs. One of the most extensive fiber optic networks in the country runs beneath its streets. Elected leaders from Christie to Sen.Spend a day in downtown Newark, and evidence of a comeback, supported already in part by Amazon’s tentacles, is on display.
The downstairs is an ode to the prohibition era Cotton Club and the Roaring Twenties. It will be the core of the restaurant and Bill goal is to make it feel as though you are walking into an authentic 1920 place (he mentioned some less than stellar knock offs of late that have determined that acidic drinks, locker room smells, and bad service equates to authenticity but we not naming names here). Think dark, rich tones, lots of wood, and an art deco glass ceilingilluminatedfrom above.
Be the beacon of joy and hope we need more of that in this world. So now we do ask that you share your positive energy with us. We’ll use it as our strength and inspiration to create an even better WAKA experience that is ever more magical. Not even second. But far below the likes of Mark Zuckerburg and Warren Buffet. Making a huge investment in Newark might take the sting out of that criticism..