Openings and closings: Le Pain Quotidien opens, Blockbuster closes

October 15, 2009 05:03PM

From left: Le Pain Quotidien on 53rd Street and Sixth Avenue, Blockbuster on Flatbush Avenue

Lulu and Mooky’s will serve liquid nitrogen ice cream at 129 Allen Street on the corner of Delancey Street on the Lower East Side.
Bowery Bazaar is set to open on the Bowery between Third and Fourth streets. Momofuku’s Midtown outpost will be called Ma Peche. The Parlor Club is slated to open in March at 330 Spring Street at Washington Street. Tbsp, a foodery specializing in small bites, has opened a rickshaw cart on the High Line. Artichoke owners may team up with a duo of nightclub specialists to open Artichoke Restaurant and Bar in the Meatpacking District. The Empire Room lounge is slated to open by the end of the year in the Empire State Building. Le Pain Quotidien has opened on 53rd Street and Sixth Avenue.

Something Sweet Bakery has shuttered at 177 First Avenue on the corner of 11th Street.

In Brooklyn, Greenlight Bookstore is slated to open Saturday at 686 Fulton Street in Fort Greene. Piquan opened yesterday at 259 Flatbush Avenue Near Bergen Street in Park Slope. A new sports bar will open at 946 Fulton Street in Clinton Hill. El Jalapeno has opened on the corner of President and Fifth Avenue in Park Slope. Blockbuster has shuttered on Flatbush Avenue in Park Slope. Farmcart has begun delivering sandwiches on the cheap to artists’ studios in Bushwick.