Anti-Boozy Brunch Lawsuit Is Bogus, State Says

boozy.jpgLooks like boozy brunch probably won’t disappear anytime soon. The State Liquor Authority has sided against the Manhattan lawyer suing to stop bottomless boozy brunches in New York City.

Robert Halpern filed a lawsuit in late September that argues the number of liquor licenses in the East Village has gotten out of control. The proliferation of restaurants serving bottomless brunch has led to “more noise, more crowds, and more uncivil behavior,” the complaint says.

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Il Laboratorio del Gelato Is Bringing Its Inventive Treats to Greenwich Village


Il Laboratorio del Gelato, that lab-like gelato shop on the Lower East Side, will add a second NYC location this winter. 56 University Place is the future home for Jon Snyder’s brand, which has over 300 rotating flavors. The new location will have 48 flavors, plus sundaes, cakes, milkshakes, and ice cream sandwiches. When it opens — potentially before December 25 — it will be directly across the street from Amorino, the Italian mini-chain of gelato shops.

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