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October News Roundup

October ushered in the changing color of leaves, some colder weather, and another busy month in the Flatiron District. Noteworthy restaurants and bars received praise, new businesses opened their doors, and companies announced plans to lease additional office space in the district. Stay up-to-date with the latest Flatiron District News with the BID’s monthly roundup of notable highlights, and Happy Halloween! 

  • We are excited to announce that the popular vegan fast food chain, Veggie Grill, will be moving into the district in Spring 2019 at 12 West 23rd Street (via Live Kindly). The third and final outpost from Chef Jonathon Benno at The Evelyn, Benno, a fine dining Mediterranean-style restaurant will be opening its doors next month (via New York Post). A number of Flatiron dining spots topped notable lists. Thrillist's Best Pumpkin Pies in NYC list included Hill Country and Lady M (via Thrillist New York). Vogue rounded up a list of the best cooking classes in NYC, which included Eataly's La Scoula which offers Italian fare cooking lessons, and the Natural Gourmet Institute, which specializes in vegan-minded and gluten-free cooking (via Vogue). The NoMad Hotel's NoMad Bar was named the best bar in North America, and the fourth best bar in the world by World's 50 Best Bars (via Forbes). Lebanese restaurant, ilili, was labeled as one of the best restaurants to eat at when visiting NYC (via Independent). 
  • The company spearheading the construction of a residential building at 39 West 23rd Street, Anbau Enterprises, celebrated the project's groundbreaking this month (via New York YIMBY). The online ticket-selling platform, SeatGeek is doubling the size of its headquarters in a new Flatiron space at 902 Broadway (via The Real Deal). Floor covering contractor, Consolidated Carpet, is also moving its headquarters and showroom to 16 West 22nd Street (via Commercial Observer). Knotel continues to grow with an additional Flatiron location coming to 155 Fifth Avenue as a part of a major citywide expansion (via BizJournals).  

Photo Credit: Chronogram of the Natural Gourmet Institute 


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