The New York City Parks and Recreation Department is due to issue a request for proposals from restaurateurs angling to take over Tavern on the Green, once the highest grossing restaurant outside of Las Vegas.
New Yorkers can be forgiven for not quivering with anticipation. They’ve already undergone the Tavern on the Green bidding-war hype cycle twice since the restaurant declared bankruptcy in 2009.
Plus, they never went there much in the first place.
I used to think an icon was somebody who, were he/she to be lowered from a helicopter into a shopping mall in the Midwest, would be instantly recognizable to the hordes of shoppers. (Sorry, but I am constitutionally incapable of viewing the world through anything other than a retail perspective.)
As of last week, Read More
Leslie Buck–the executive who designed the Anthora coffee cup–has died at age 87, reports The Times.
The paper-cup game, back in the day:
Leslie Buck joined Sherri Cup, then a startup, in the mid-’60s. Originally the company’s sales manager (for a time, he was its entire sales force), he later became its Read More