Openings and closings: Crisp and Crumbs sign leases, Dale and Thomas closes second location

April 28, 2009 05:29PM

alternate textFrom left: Crumbs, Newport Centre Mall

Crisp and Crumbs have just signed leases for a building on 110 West 40th Street, according to a press release from Adams and Co. Another new Crumbs is coming to Broadway between 52nd and 53rd streets in Midtown.  Campbell Terrace has reopened in the Vanderbilt Avenue portico between 42nd and 43rd streets at Grand Central Terminal. The Wafels and Dinges truck has returned to its midtown location at 45th Street and Sixth Avenue.  Sazon is slated to open on May 4 at 105 Reade Street in Tribeca. Griffin will open on April 30 under new ownership at 105 Gansevoort Street at the former PM space in the Meatpacking District. The Banana Republic women’s store at 550 Broadway in Soho is moving into the BR men’s shop at the corner of Spring and Broadway and is slated to open May 1. In Brooklyn, a new sandwich shop is slated to open in Park Slope next to Bar Reis. Jacques Torres said he is less than a month away from opening his ice cream parlor in the office space adjacent to his Dumbo store. An Eater tipster says a new wine bar called Enoteca will open on Court Street and Union in Carroll Gardens. The Shell Station on Atlantic Avenue, also in Brooklyn, has opened just in time to meet its two month work permit limit. Outside of the five boroughs, an Apple kiosk may be opening at Newport Centre Mall in Jersey City.

Construction seems to have halted at the site of Chumley’s, a former speakeasy, in Greenwich Village after complaints of illegal work were reported on March 27 and April 16. Construction has begun at the former Zips Deli site on Avenue B and Fifth Street.

Dale and Thomas, a popcorn place, has closed its second location on 48th Street and  Broadway after closing its first location on the Upper West Side. 202 Cafe at 75 Ninth Avenue in Chelsea has been shut down by the Department of Health. Ethiopian restaurant Ghanet in Nolita has closed its doors after a decade and is currently looking for another Manhattan location. Rise, the rooftop bar on the 14th floor of the Ritz-Carlton in Battery Park City, has closed and is now only available as a banquet space. TRD