Openings and closings: Nimli opens pop-up, Chelsea Court Meat Market closes

TRD New York /
Apr.April 17, 2009 02:08 PM
alternate textFrom left: Gowanus Yacht Club, Pho 32 and Shabu

In Brooklyn, Gowanus Yacht Club, on Smith Street in Carroll Gardens, opens for the season today. Nimli, an eco-friendly e-commerce retailer, is opening a pop-up shop today through May 17 at 2 Great Jones Street, between Broadway and Lafayette Street, in honor of Earth Day on April 22. Blue Ruin, a bar, opened at 538 Ninth Avenue last night, while Pony Bar will open soon at 637 Tenth Avenue. Terrazza Toscana has opened at 742 Ninth Avenue, near 50th Street. Gwyneth Paltrow and Madonna’s personal trainer, Tracy Anderson, is opening a gym at 408 Greenwich Street in four weeks. Pho 32 and Shabu will be opening at 13 Marks Place in about two months. Red, a women’s clothing boutique, has opened at 123 East Seventh Street near Avenue A. Mayahuel, a new lounge, appears to be almost ready to open at 304 East Sixth Street. Pho Sure is opening next week at 120 Christopher Street. A new Duane Reade is coming to the corner of Water Street and Fulton Street.

Nusraty Afghan Imports reopened Wednesday at 113 West 10th Street, between Greenwich and Sixth avenues. Mi Pueblo, at 145 Allen Street, has reopened. In Brooklyn, the Red Hook Lobster Pound is opening soon at 284 Van Brunt Street in Red Hook, while Bistro Belleville Lounge has expanded at 332 Fifth Street in Park Slope.

Portuguese restaurant Alfama is moving to a space on Avalon Bowery Place. The Co-op School  in the Fort Greene/Clinton Hill neighborhoods is about to move for the third time in six years. Also in Brooklyn, La Bagel Delight will be moving to its new store, on Seventh Avenue between Sixth and Seventh streets, from its current store on Seventh Avenue and Fifth Street.

The Chelsea Court Meat Market, on Ninth Avenue and 20th Street, will close tomorrow after 49 years in business. Gordon Ramsey at the London, at 151 West 54th Street, may close. Cafe Zest, on 47th Street between Lexington and Third avenues, has shuttered. The Plumm nightclub on West 14th Street is permanently, rather than temporarily, closed. The 24-hour newsstand above the West 4th Street subway station has closed. Cafe Noir won’t be taking over the Bar Martignetti space after all. Luca Lounge, at 220 Avenue B Near 13th Street, has given up its main dining room and garden. TRD

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