Openings and closings: Peacefood Cafe opens, World of Disney store closes

September 25, 2009 01:55PM

From left: Peacefood Cafe on the corner of 82nd Street and Amsterdam Avenue, World of Disney store at 711 Fifth Avenue

General Nutrition Corporation is opening a new retail spot at 177 Dyckman Street on the corner of Vermilyea Avenue, in upper Manhattan, according to a press release. In Harlem, the N Boutique is planning to open its new location on Lenox Avenue between 118th and 119th streets next month, after closing the old space three months ago.
The Upper West Side has three new businesses opening, including Peacefood Café, a vegan restaurant on the corner of 82nd Street and Amsterdam Avenue, the West Side Cheese Company on the corner of 71st Street and Columbus Avenue, and Playground Pups on Amsterdam Avenue between 92nd and 93rd streets. Men’s clothing retailer Raf Simmons is reportedly looking for space in Soho. Another men’s clothier, Odin, is opening a new retail location in the West Village at the corner of Greenwich and 11th streets.

The Chelsea Antique & Collectible Flea Market has reportedly closed at 17th Street and Sixth Avenue, with no plans to reopen anytime soon. The World of Disney store plans to close just after the winter holidays at 711 Fifth Avenue on the corner of 55th Street.

In Brooklyn, Sheepshead Bay has two new businesses: Healthalicious Food, a diner-style spot, and Central Hair Salon, both on Avenue U between East 19th Street and Ocean Avenue.