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See Central Park's $38 Million Renovation of Tavern on The Green

Thursday, April 24, 2014

Five years after going bankrupt, the iconic Central Park eatery has reopened with Victorian Gothic details, new plumbing and a menu that promises locally-sourced ingredients. Check out our photo gallery.

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WNYC News

New Operator Tapped for Tavern on the Green

Friday, August 17, 2012

The city Parks Department announced Thursday that officials have selected an operator to run Central Park’s historic Tavern on the Green.

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Transportation Nation

TN MOVING STORIES: Port Authority Audit To Focus on Pay, WTC; NYC Subways to Test Cell Service; Maryland Toll Hikes Mirrors National Trend

Friday, September 23, 2011

Top stories on TN:

NY Governor Cuomo's schedule shows few meetings on transit and transportation. (Link)

President Obama delivered an impassioned pro-infrastructure speech at an "obsolete" Ohio bridge. (Link)

An Amtrak power outage stranded hundreds of NJ Transit rail riders in a train tunnel for hours. (Link)

The World Trade Center site in late August 2011 (photo by Stephen Nessen/WNYC)

An audit of the Port Authority of NY and NJ -- a condition of recent toll hikes -- will look at ten years of spending and zero in on executive compensation and World Trade Center rebuilding costs. (The Star-Ledger, The Record)

NY's MTA will begin testing cell phone service on some subway platforms next week. (New York Times)

Massachusetts Bay Transit Authority employees and retirees could soon lose their free rides on the T. (AP via WBUR)

Trend alert: Tolls will soon double on some Maryland highways and bridges, as officials confront deteriorating infrastructure and a lack of funds for improvements. (Washington Post)

There's a Congressional showdown over a bill that would provide $1 billion in immediate funding for FEMA -- but offset that spending with cuts to a program that funds fuel-efficient vehicles. (The Takeaway)

Tunneling is complete for the first phase of NY's Second Avenue Subway line. (Wall Street Journal)

BART will replace its notoriously grimy cloth seats with brand-new, easy-to-clean seats much sooner than anyone thought. (The Bay-Citizen)

Food trucks parked outside NYC's Tavern on the Green will be hitting the road in October, their contracts unrenewed. (Crain's New York)

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WNYC News

Tavern on the Green Re-Opens with Gourmet Food Carts

Friday, October 15, 2010

The iconic stretch of green in Central Park at 67th Street and Central Park West has gone from farmland to upscale restaurant and now to farm eating. The landmark restaurant, Tavern on the Green, closed last January after filing for bankruptcy, but has been reincarnated as a gourmet food cart hub and visitor center.

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WNYC News

Tavern on the Green to Auction Goods

Wednesday, January 06, 2010

The famed Tavern on the Green, which has filed for bankruptcy and shut its doors on New Year's Eve, is auctioning off its goods next week. Thousands of items will be available throughout the three-day auction including crystal chandeliers, paintings, and dinnerware.

Also today the restaurant delivered 2,000 pounds of ...

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WNYC News

Tavern on the Green Will Serve Its Last Meal

Wednesday, December 30, 2009

(Chris Hondros/Getty Images)

(Chris Hondros/Getty Images)

Tavern on the Green, once America's highest-grossing restaurant, is singing its culinary swan song. The restaurant is is preparing for New Year's Eve, when it will serve its last meal. Just three years ...

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