Openings and closings: Swarovski opens, Wicked Wolf closes

Aug.August 10, 2009 02:58 PM
alternate textFrom left: Swarovski opening, Wicked Wolf closing

Grimaldi’s pizzeria will open its first New York location at 135 John
Street on the corner of Water Street, according to a press release.

The new Upper West Side Whole Foods at 808 Columbus Avenue on the corner of 100th Street, slated to open in two and a half weeks, will also contain a complete wine shop, scheduled to open at the same time. A new coffee shop is rumored to be taking the place of the old Cure location in the East Village at 131 East Seventh Street near Avenue A. Swarovski, the famed purveyor of all things crystal, has opened shop at 692 Fifth Avenue, in the old Sergio Rossi space, on the corner of 54th Street.

A new Subway franchise shop will open at 334 Grand Street on the corner of Ludlow Street.

Der Schwarze Kölner, a new beer garden, opened in Fort Greene at 710 Fulton Street on the corner of South Oxford Street.

Teneleven bar at 171 Avenue C between 10th and 11th streets has temporarily closed for remodeling. Lower East Side veteran Bonnie’s at 117 Orchard Street on the corner of Delancey Street has closed. The Wicked Wolf restaurant at 1442 First Avenue on the corner of 75th Street will close tonight. Ballaro, a cafe at 77 Second Avenue between East 4th and 5th streets, is rumored to have closed. BBQ Chicken at 26 St. Mark’s Place between Second and Third avenues has closed, reportedly due to a permit issue. Pratt Coffee Shop at 274 Hall Street between Kalb and Willoughby avenues in Clinton Hill has closed for renovations.

Across the nation, Zale jewelers closed 118 stores.

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