Openings and closings: Nios opens today, Lever House to close for renovations

April 08, 2009 02:30PM

Clockwise from top left: Standard Hotel, Kogi, Housing Works, Kuma Inn

Nios, a Mediterranean restaurant, opens today at 130 West 46th Street. Chef Dan Silverman’s restaurant in the Standard Hotel is slated to open by Memorial Day. Golosi, a pizza place, opened April 6 at 125 Park Avenue at 41st Street. Korean-Mexican food truck Kogi, based in Los Angeles, is hoping to open a truck or a stand in New York. Housing Works will open a new Soho location April 25, next to The Housing Works Bookstore Cafe On Crosby Street. The new retail spaces at 345 Adams Street in Downtown Brooklyn should be occupied within a year, the developer told the Brooklyn Eagle. Kuma Inn, a Filipino, Thai and Southeast Asian restaurant on the Lower East Side, is opening a sister restaurant, Umi Nom, at 433 Dekalb Avenue, on the border of Clinton Hill and Bedford Stuyvesant.

Knit New York, on 14th Street at Second Avenue, is planning to move but has not announced a new location. Lever House Restaurant, at 390 Park Avenue, will close on Friday for renovations, and the reopening date is unclear. On Coney Island, Ruby’s is still waiting for its new lease.

Klatch, a coffee shop at 9 Maiden Lane, east of Broadway in the East Village, has been shut down. The Navy Yard Cocktail Lounge, at the corner of Flushing and Washington avenues in Clinton Hill, Brooklyn, may be torn down to make way for a hotel. TRD