A federal judge ruled Wednesday that New York City had presented “compelling evidence” that it owned the right to the name Tavern on the Green.

The decision comes more than two months after the famous Central Park eatery closed its doors on Dec. 31. It caps a bitter battle between the city and descendants of famed restaurateur Warner LeRoy, who licensed the right to run Tavern on the Green in the 1970s.

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