NYC baker, butcher shop among latest closures

February 23, 2009 03:41PM

Clockwise, from top L: Vesuvio Bakery, Major Prime Meat Market, Suba and Hus

The owners of The Vesuvio Bakery On Prince Street, which opened in 1920, were evicted last week after a dispute with the landlord. The space is now for rent. Jimmy Prince will close his Coney Island butcher shop, Major Prime Meat Market, which has been on Mermaid Avenue since 1934, on Sunday. El Atazcon, a Mexican restaurant on First Avenue between 7th and 8th streets, has closed, as has Sushi Tomo, between 110th and 111th streets on Broadway. Hus, a Scandinavian store at 11 Christopher Street, will close in March. Gawker has a “recession map” of store closings in Nolita, including Triple Five Soul Apparel at 290 Lafayette Street and Bicycle Habitat at 242 Lafayette Street. Suba, at 109 Ludlow Street, will close on February 28. Cafe de Nova, on Avenue B and 11th Street, has closed, as the restaurant across the street, Panificio, did last month. Consultant Bridgespan Group, the non-profit arm of Bain & Co, is moving out of its 3 Times Square office space to 112 W. 34th Street, where it has signed a 10-year lease. TRD