Restaurant Transforms Into Steakhouse After 14 Years In Yonkers Restaurant Transforms Into Steakhouse After 14 Years In Yonkers
Restaurant Transforms Into Steakhouse After 14 Years In Yonkers After more than a decade, a restaurant located on a Westchester County waterfront is beginning a new chapter.  The opening of One Pier Steakhouse, located in Yonkers at the former site of Dolphin Restaurant at 1 Van Der Donck St., was celebrated with a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Friday, May 10.  The new steakhouse, which opened in early April, replaces Dolphin Restaurant after 14 years, the owners said on social media. "On behalf of Dolphin Restaurant, we would like to thank everyone, friends, family and our loyal patrons for making the last 14 years on the Yonkers waterfront ext…
NYC Sandwich Shop Opens In Cliffside Park NYC Sandwich Shop Opens In Cliffside Park
NYC Sandwich Shop Opens In Cliffside Park A New York City sandwich shop has opened in Bergen County. Compton's, owned by chef Alex Compton, has opened on Anderson Avenue in Cliffside Park. View this post on Instagram A post shared by COMPTON’S (@comptons.nyc) The shop first opened in Queens, NY in 2018 "with the goal of serving food that tastes as good as it looks," and quickly became a "go-to" neighborhood spot, its website says. The menu includes hot sandwiches for $15, parts for $16, cold sandwiches for $14, smash burgers for $13, and over-the-top eats called f*ck your diet, for …
Troy Woman Steals Over $8K From Employer, Police Say Troy Woman Steals Over $8K From Employer, Police Say
Troy Woman Steals Over $8K From Employer, Police Say A woman from the region is accused of stealing thousands of dollars from her new employer. Rensselaer County resident Sinead Corrigan, age 42, of Troy, was arrested Monday, May 6, on suspicion of felony grand larceny. Her arrest came a month after a Saratoga County business owner in Wilton contacted New York State Police in early April about an alleged theft. Troopers determined that Corrigan, who began working at the company in January, allegedly stole merchandise and cash totaling over $8,500. Investigators did not identify the business involved in the alleged theft. Corrigan surrender…
‘I’m Not Playing’: Man Threatens Willimantic Staples Workers Over Denied Return, Police Say ‘I’m Not Playing’: Man Threatens Willimantic Staples Workers Over Denied Return, Police Say
‘I’m Not Playing’: Man Threatens Willimantic Staples Workers Over Denied Return, Police Say A disgruntled customer is facing charges after allegedly threatening violence against employees at a Staples store. The Windham County incident happened in Willimantic, at the Staples store on Storrs Road. Connecticut State Police said a store supervisor contacted the agency on Thursday, April 11, after discovering a concerning post from a customer on the social media platform, X. In the post, which was directed at Staples corporate, the customer said they wanted their money in the next two days “or the managers of the Willimantic CT Staples better Google ‘Family Guy Stewie where’s my mon…
'Grim' Future Of Moorestown Mall Reversed With Addition Of 2-Story Entertainment Center 'Grim' Future Of Moorestown Mall Reversed With Addition Of 2-Story Entertainment Center
'Grim' Future Of Moorestown Mall Reversed With Addition Of 2-Story Entertainment Center The Moorestown Mall is coming back to life. Plans for a proposed two-story entertainment center known as Parky’s were presented to the Moorestown Planning Board on May 2, according to Mayor Nicole Gillespie.  A go-kart track, arcade games, music venues, an outdoor rooftop, duckpin bowling, and themed golf centers are just some of what's included in the highly-anticipated addition, which Gillespie said is set to open next year. "I'm definitely excited about it. It's great to see it finally happening," Gillespie told Daily Voice. "The whole development of the mall has been huge. It was …
'Bittersweet': Popular Quincy Diner To Close This Summer After Legal Battle 'Bittersweet': Popular Quincy Diner To Close This Summer After Legal Battle
'Bittersweet': Popular Quincy Diner To Close This Summer After Legal Battle A popular Quincy diner that has been a South Shore staple for years announced this week that it will close this summer rather than continue to fight with its new landlords.  The Wheelhouse Diner posted a lengthy message on its Facebook page on Wednesday, May 15, explaining that the 453 Hancock Street restaurant would close on June 30.  Owner LeeAnn Vieira McDonough called the decision to close "bittersweet," but said she plans to go "out with a bang." I love the Wheelhouse. My children grew up here and now work with me. I have watched other people’s children grow up here. I have …
Longtime Jewelry Store Owners Gift Somers Point Family Business Of 60+ Years To Employees Longtime Jewelry Store Owners Gift Somers Point Family Business Of 60+ Years To Employees
Longtime Jewelry Store Owners Gift Somers Point Family Business Of 60+ Years To Employees The longtime owners of an Atlantic County jewelry store have given their family business to a group of their employees. Harvey and Madalyn Rovinsky handed over the keys for Bernie Robbins Jewelers in Somers Point to five employees during a special ceremony on Tuesday, May 7, according to a news release. Their family had owned the jewelry store on New Road for 62 years before passing ownership on to the group. Stephen Berman, Gen Flaxman, Steve Jaffe, Andy Lazar, and Sandra Moran are now co-owners of the store, which has no debt. "The Rovinskys entered into negotiations …
Trackside Sportsbook With Shake Shack Coming To Monmouth Park In 2025 Trackside Sportsbook With Shake Shack Coming To Monmouth Park In 2025
Trackside Sportsbook With Shake Shack Coming To Monmouth Park In 2025 A Monmouth County horse track has begun a large expansion project to keep up with the growth of the sports gambling industry. Monmouth Park and Caesars Entertainment have started building a new trackside sportsbook and entertainment complex, according to a news release. A groundbreaking ceremony was held at the Oceanport track on Tuesday, May 7. The new facility is expected to open in 2025 with 16,000 square feet of indoor and outdoor space for watching sports. There will also be a Shake Shack restaurant, wall-to-wall televisions, and more than 25 self-service betting kiosks. Park ope…
Pakistani Couple's Popular Morris County Hot Chicken Restaurant Expands Once Again Pakistani Couple's Popular Morris County Hot Chicken Restaurant Expands Once Again
Pakistani Couple's Popular Morris County Hot Chicken Restaurant Expands Once Again Nearly four years after opening their first restaurant, Usman Chaudhry and Amena Chaudhri are expanding for the third time, with a fourth location. Namkeen Hot Chicken will soon be coming to Parsippany at 9 North Beverwyck Road in Lake Hiawatha, the North Bergen couple tells Daily Voice. The restaurant first opened in Chatham in Fall 2020, and later two more popped up in Metuchen and Brooklyn, NY. Owning his very-own restaurant was always a goal for Usman. He and his wife went for it "very spontaneously" in October 2020, despite it being a major risk during the pandemic. Usman q…
'Tough Decision': Peabody Mexican Restaurant Closes After 5 Years; Second Location Remains Open 'Tough Decision': Peabody Mexican Restaurant Closes After 5 Years; Second Location Remains Open
'Tough Decision': Peabody Mexican Restaurant Closes After 5 Years; Second Location Remains Open A popular Mexican restaurant in Peabody announced on social media this week that it was closing so the owner could spend more time with his family.  La Siesta opened five years ago at 3 Main St. and has several positive reviews on Yelp and Google.  The restaurant said in an Instagram post on Wednesday, May 15, that it had closed its doors, but management welcomed their loyal customers to make the trip to 70 Woodside Ave. in Winthrop for the same level of service and quality.  Dear Peabody Community,We wanted to share some news with you all. After five wonderful yea…
Virginia Eateries Named To Washington Post List Of Best New Restaurants In DMV Virginia Eateries Named To Washington Post List Of Best New Restaurants In DMV
Virginia Eateries Named To Washington Post List Of Best New Restaurants In DMV Vietnamese. Thai. Chinese. Or American. A wide array of new restaurants have opened in Northern Virginia, and Washington Post food writer Tom Sietsema says a handful of them are some of the best in the DMV. Sietsema has compiled a brand-new list of best new restaurants in and around Washington D.C. Among them, six in Northern Virginia. "If you live in the suburbs, lucky you. The slate of interesting new restaurants, especially in Northern Virginia — host to a vegetarian Vietnamese hot spot and a dining destination whose principals worked at the Inn at Little Washington, among other at…
Macy's Opening New Format Store In Ramsey Macy's Opening New Format Store In Ramsey
Macy's Opening New Format Store In Ramsey A Macy's in North Jersey is getting a makeover.  Macy's will be celebrating the grand opening of its new format store at the Interstate Shopping Center in Ramsey on Saturday, May 25 at 9:45 a.m. The event will feature a ribbon cutting ceremony and giveaways for customers. The department store is promising an immersive shopping experience with its new format, offering convenience and discovery in an easy to navigate shopping center. Patrons will be able to enjoy a curated assortment of Macy's fragrances and the store plans on collaborating with local businesses to create pop-up shops an…
McDonald's To Launch Value Meal Deal: Here's When It Starts McDonald's To Launch Value Meal Deal: Here's When It Starts
McDonald's To Launch Value Meal Deal: Here's When It Starts McDonald's plans to offer a $5 value meal to lure back dollar-conscious customers. The one-month promotion starts on Tuesday, June 25, according to CNBC, which first reported the news. It will include a McChicken or McDouble sandwich, four-piece chicken nuggets, fries, and a drink, the outlet reports. "We know how much it means to our customers when McDonald's offers meaningful value and communicates it through national advertising," McDonald's said in a statement to CNBC.  "That's been true since our very beginning and never more important than it is today." Click here to read …
New Ice Cream Spot Coming To Westwood New Ice Cream Spot Coming To Westwood
New Ice Cream Spot Coming To Westwood Just in time for summer, Bergen County is getting another ice cream spot. Bruster's Real Ice Cream will be opening in Westwood early this summer, a spokesperson for the company confirmed. This will be New Jersey's second Bruster's store, the other in Washington Township (Gloucester County). The company was founded in 1989 by Bruce Reed (who puts the "Bruce" in Buster's). His passion was offering homemade ice cream to the community. Bruster's offers a rotating selection of 24 small-batch flavors and more than 150 handcrafted recipes. There are nearly 200 independently owned locations in 22…
Shooter Apprehended Weeks After Altercation Inside Busy California Applebee's, Sheriff Says Shooter Apprehended Weeks After Altercation Inside Busy California Applebee's, Sheriff Says
Shooter Apprehended Weeks After Altercation Inside Busy California Applebee's, Sheriff Says A homeless man has been taken into custody more than a month after a person was shot inside a busy Applebee's restaurant, according to the St. Mary's County Sheriff's Office. The weeks-long investigation into an April shooting led to the arrest of Jontae Lamont Proctor, 21, who has no fixed address, authorities announced on Wednesday morning. Deputies were called to the eatery on Miramar Way in California at around 11:11 p.m. on April 2, where there were reports of a shooting inside the building. Applebee’s Restaurant on Miramar Way in California Google Maps street view According to in…
H-Mart Opening 16,800-Square-Foot Food Hall At American Dream Mall H-Mart Opening 16,800-Square-Foot Food Hall At American Dream Mall
H-Mart Opening 16,800-Square-Foot Food Hall At American Dream Mall The top Asian supermarket in the country is coming to American Dream in a big way. American Dream, in East Rutherford, announced H Mart will be opening a 16,860-square-foot food hall later this spring. The food hall will be the largest in the northeast. Food offerings at H Mart will include Korean delicacies from Sang's Tofu & Grill and K-Town Hero, offering bulgogi beef brisket, fried chicken and gochujang pork belly by Hooni Kim. Other fast-casual Asian dining options include:  The Bao: Specializing in Dim Sum, noodles and soup dumplings Gold Miss: Donuts, hot dogs, ice cream,…
New Eatery To Hold Grand Opening In Mahopac New Eatery To Hold Grand Opening In Mahopac
New Eatery To Hold Grand Opening In Mahopac An all-new tea shop in the Hudson Valley that has already impressed visitors is set to soon celebrate its grand opening. Rowseelee, a bubble tea shop in Putnam County at 600 Route 6 in Mahopac, will hold a grand opening celebration on Friday, May 17 from 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. The eatery, which has been open since March, serves a variety of bubble, milk, and cold brew teas, as well as matcha and coffee. Those with a sweet tooth can also order desserts like beignets, flavored croissants, ice cream, and lemon bars.  According to the owners, the shop, which also has a location in Cold Sp…
Sprouts Farmers Market To Open New Store In Aberdeen, First In Central Jersey Sprouts Farmers Market To Open New Store In Aberdeen, First In Central Jersey
Sprouts Farmers Market To Open New Store In Aberdeen, First In Central Jersey A supermarket specializing in fresh and healthier food options is opening a new store in Aberdeen, officials said. Sprouts Farmers Market will open its newest location at 327 Highway 35 in Cliffwood on Friday, June 7, the company said in a news release. A ribbon-cutting ceremony will be held at 6:45 a.m. and the store will open at 7 a.m. In the release, Aberdeen Mayor Fred Tagliarini said the township was excited for Sprouts to open. "In addition to providing fresh, healthy, and specialty foods to our residents, Sprouts also brings 100 jobs to our community, playing a vital role in ou…
Live Cows Help Stew Leonard's Celebrate Grand Opening In Clifton Live Cows Help Stew Leonard's Celebrate Grand Opening In Clifton
Live Cows Help Stew Leonard's Celebrate Grand Opening In Clifton Stew Leonard's celebrated its grand opening at its new Clifton location on Tuesday, May 14. The ribbon cutting ceremony included the dedication of a 300-poun bronze statue honoring Stew Leonard, Sr. who founded the popular grocery store. The ceremony included milk and live cows.  Stew Leonard's celebrated its grand opening in Clifton. Eliza Rosenthale The store has hired 400 employee for the new location and promoted more than 100 employees. The 56,000 square foot grocery and wine store is the second of its kind in New Jersey and will feature more than a dozen local vendo…
Nonstop Flights To Las Vegas Resuming At Albany International Airport Nonstop Flights To Las Vegas Resuming At Albany International Airport
Nonstop Flights To Las Vegas Resuming At Albany International Airport The entertainment capital of the world will soon be just a five-hour flight away. Nonstop flights from Albany International Airport to Las Vegas will resume on Monday, Aug. 5. The service will be offered by Southwest Airlines four days a week, on Sundays, Mondays, Thursdays, and Fridays. “Today’s announcement underscores the ongoing success at ALB and our commitment to working with airlines to best serve the nearly 1.4 million passengers who travel through ALB annually,” airport CEO Phil Calderone said in a statement. “We’re proud of our partnership with Southwest Airlines and look forwar…
'America's Best Restaurants' Filming At Popular Vineland Burger, Ice Cream Spot 'America's Best Restaurants' Filming At Popular Vineland Burger, Ice Cream Spot
'America's Best Restaurants' Filming At Popular Vineland Burger, Ice Cream Spot America's Best Restaurants roadshow is paying a visit to a popular New Jersey spot. America’s Best Restaurants will be filming at Outlaw's Burger Barn & Creamery, on South Main Road in Vineland on Monday, May 27. Popular dishes will be highlighted, along with an interview with owner and chef Ryan Briggs. The episode will be aired on social media channels at a later date. "We're excited. We're looking forward to it," Briggs told Daily Voice. "It's going to be a fun day." In addition to specialty burgers, the menu also has hot dogs, wings, cheesesteaks, sundaes and an arr…
Winning $50K Powerball Ticket Sold At Manchester Liquor Store Winning $50K Powerball Ticket Sold At Manchester Liquor Store
Winning $50K Powerball Ticket Sold At Manchester Liquor Store Check your tickets!  A lucky Lottery player won a five-figure prize after hitting big on a Powerball ticket that was sold at a popular liquor store in Carroll County. The winning numbers for the drawing on Monday, May 13 were 05-14-29-38-66 with a "Powerball" of 01. It was sold at Piper's Wine and Spirit Barn in the 4100 block of Hanover Pike in Manchester and remains unclaimed a day later, according to Lottery officials. The lucky ticket holder is the only person in Maryland to win a third-tier prize for this drawing and one of 10 $50,000 winners nationwide.  This is…
12 New Shops Coming To The Westchester In White Plains 12 New Shops Coming To The Westchester In White Plains
12 New Shops Coming To The Westchester In White Plains A dozen new stores and eateries are slated to open to shoppers at a busy mall in Westchester.  The 12 new businesses, which will be located at The Westchester in White Plains at 125 Westchester Ave., will open throughout 2024 beginning in the summer. The upcoming stores and eateries include:  Reformation, a global lifestyle brand that sells apparel and accessories merging vintage-inspired designs with eco-friendly business practices. The store will open in late summer/early fall and will be the brand's first location in the Tri-State Area outside New York City; Anthropologie, wh…
Red Lobster Suddenly Closes Dozens Of Locations Nationwide: Here's Where Red Lobster Suddenly Closes Dozens Of Locations Nationwide: Here's Where
Red Lobster Suddenly Closes Dozens Of Locations Nationwide: Here's Where Red Lobster has abruptly closed dozens of locations across the United States. According to a Bloomberg, the fast-casual seafood restaurant has considered filing for bankruptcy. The following locations are listed as being temporarily closed on the Red Lobster website, with some set to be auctioned off. MD: Columbia, Laurel, Silver Spring, Gaithersburg NJ: Ledgewood, Lawrenceville, East Brunswick, Bridgewater PA: Erie VA: Newport News, Williamsburg, Colonial Heights TAGeX Brand, which bills itself as the world's largest after-marketplac…
Red Lobster Abruptly Closes Dozens Of Restaurants, Including Westchester Location Red Lobster Abruptly Closes Dozens Of Restaurants, Including Westchester Location
Red Lobster Abruptly Closes Dozens Of Restaurants, Including Westchester Location Fast-casual seafood restaurant Red Lobster has abruptly closed dozens of its restaurants. The company is also considering filing for bankruptcy protection, according to a CNN report. On its website, Red Lobster lists many of its restaurants as being "temporarily closed," including these New York locations: Kingston, Scarsdale, Nanuet, Poughkeepsie, Stony Brook No closures are currently listed for Connecticut or Massachusetts restaurants. Founded in 1968, Red Lobster has around 600 restaurants in the United States, Canada, and overseas. According to another CNN report, Red Lobster's prob…
$500 Million Open-Air Redevelopment Of Monmouth Mall Begins $500 Million Open-Air Redevelopment Of Monmouth Mall Begins
$500 Million Open-Air Redevelopment Of Monmouth Mall Begins A more than $500 million project to transform a Monmouth County mall into an open-air town center has officially begun, officials said. A groundbreaking ceremony was held on Thursday, May 9 at the Monmouth Mall in Eatontown, developer Kushner said in a news release on Monday, May 13. The mall will be redeveloped into a modern center with luxury apartments, new retail options, and medical office space called Monmouth Square. Kushner said the project to "de-mall" the property off Route 35 will bring a new purpose to the historic Monmouth Mall, which has been open for 64 years. …
Revived 'Local Legend' Bonvini's On Brink Of Closing Sells Out After Portnoy's Visit Revived 'Local Legend' Bonvini's On Brink Of Closing Sells Out After Portnoy's Visit
Revived 'Local Legend' Bonvini's On Brink Of Closing Sells Out After Portnoy's Visit "You don't hear stories like this." Those are Dave Portnoy's words of the story that Bonvini's in Livingston tells. Portnoy, the CEO of Barstool Sports and self-proclaimed pizza expert, paid a visit to the storied S Livingston Avenue pizzeria for a "One Bite" review. His takeaway? The pizza's good, not great. Its history, that's something else. Dave goes to a pizza place with a very unique story.  One Bite Pizza Reviews Portnoy got it all from the current owner, who explained his father-in-law owned opened the original Bonvini's in 1954, which would close in 1998.  Years …
'Outrageously Good:' Morris County Pizzeria Gets Rave Review From Portnoy 'Outrageously Good:' Morris County Pizzeria Gets Rave Review From Portnoy
'Outrageously Good:' Morris County Pizzeria Gets Rave Review From Portnoy They call it a "thinny thin," and Dave Portnoy loves it. That's the "famous" bar pie from Crevier Cafe in Denville, which the Barstool CEO is raving about on his latest "One Bite" New Jersey pizza tour. According to Portnoy, the place is owned by a former employee of Angeloni's in Caldwell, which earned an 8.8 from Portnoy in 2020 (one of his highest scores). Portnoy holds up a slice of the thinny thin then takes his "One Bite" (yeah right). "It's outrageously good," said Portnoy, who famously loves extra-thin pizza. "It's a bar pie it's a thinny thin bar pie." Portnoy suggested super-th…
Employees Busted Selling Vapes To Minors At Middle Island Businesses, Police Say Employees Busted Selling Vapes To Minors At Middle Island Businesses, Police Say
Employees Busted Selling Vapes To Minors At Middle Island Businesses, Police Say Hundreds of illegal vape products were seized and two employees were arrested after they allegedly sold vapes to minors at a pair of Long Island businesses. Suffolk County Police conducted compliance checks at seven businesses as part of its “Operation Smoke Out” with the county health department's Tobacco Enforcement Unit on Thursday, May 9. Of the stores audited, two in Middle Island reportedly sold tobacco and vape products to customers under 21. The following employees were arrested on suspicion of unlawfully dealing with a child: Aaditya Patel, age 27, of Middle Island; employed at …
Popular Eatery Chain To Open Third Location On Northern Westchester Riverfront: Here's When Popular Eatery Chain To Open Third Location On Northern Westchester Riverfront: Here's When
Popular Eatery Chain To Open Third Location On Northern Westchester Riverfront: Here's When A successful eatery chain specializing in old-fashioned custard-based ice cream will soon hold a grand opening in Northern Westchester for its third location.  On Thursday, May 16, Penny Lick Ice Cream Company will hold a ribbon-cutting ceremony for its all-new location in Ossining at the Gourdine Kiosk at Henry Gourdine Park at 1A Westerly Rd.  During the ceremony, which will begin at 2:30 p.m., the new dessert shop will celebrate with scoops of its ice cream and sorbets, which are all peanut, tree nut, and sesame-free.  The new Ossining location will be the company's third…
Final Service Set For Popular Albany Restaurant After 7 Years Final Service Set For Popular Albany Restaurant After 7 Years
Final Service Set For Popular Albany Restaurant After 7 Years After seven years of dishing up Southern comfort food, a popular restaurant in the region is set to close. The Cuckoo’s Nest, located in Albany at 234 Western Avenue, will hold its final service on Sunday, May 19, husband and wife owners Devin and Kaytrin Ziemann announced on their website. Opened in 2017 after the couple discovered their “deep love and need for Southern cuisine” while traveling, its menu aims to strike a balance between comfort and innovation, the couple said. Diners in search of a hearty meal can choose from a number of Southern-inspired dishes including Nashville hot ch…