Serafina Boston opens 74-seat patio downtown
BOSTON – Serafina Boston has a new 74-seat patio in the Financial District downtown in a setting that looks more like a garden than a busy urban street. Located along Summer St., it has long, picnic-style tables with umbrellas. Check at the inside or outdoor host stand. Plans call for adding outdoor heaters as well to extend the season and keep guests warm on chilly days and nights.
2 NYC restaurants temporarily shuttered
NEW YORK – Fraunces Tavern, a 305-year-old landmark, and E.A.K. Ramen were temporarily shut down for sanitary code issues, but are expected to re-open, according to a published report.
Foxwoods® launches HighFlyer Zipline
MASHANTUCKET, CT – Foxwoods® Resort Casino plans to owner The HighFlyer Zipline, first phase of a plan to introduce ecotourism this summer. It will be a 33-story high line that will carry guests from the top of Fox Tower to the Mashantucket Pequot Museum & Research Center with a top speed of 60-plus mph. The initiative coincides with the celebration of the resort’s 25th anniversary and is said to be “just the beginning of a strategy that will offer guests exclusive and unforgettable experiences in one place,” says President & CEO Felix Rappaport. Also, with partner Craveable Hospitality Group, owners of David Burke Prime, it will open Caputo Trattoria later this summer in its Grand Pequot Tower with Italian cuisine from various regions. Go to www.foxwoods.com.