Openings and closings: Babel Fair opens, Elvie’s Turo-Turo closes … and more

TRD New York /
Nov.November 05, 2009 07:46 PM

In the East Village, burger joint Patty and Bun has opened at 61 West 8th Street near Fifth Avenue.

In Soho, Babel Fair accessory shop is open for business at 260 Elizabeth Street between Houston and Prince streets, carrying designer wares for under $200.t

Chinatown is now home to Grand Bo Ky restaurant at 214-216 Grand Street on the corner of Elizabeth Street.

Another Crumbs location will open at 20 Lexington Avenue on the corner of 23rd Street. Lenny’s sandwich shop has leased 1,700 square feet at 370 Lexington Avenue near Grand Central Terminal.

In the Meatpacking District, the Henry Beguelin boutique will be closing its doors at 18 Ninth Avenue at the corner of 13th Street in January 2010 and will be looking for a larger location.

In Hell’s Kitchen, new pre-Prohibition themed American restaurant Stecchino has opened at 765 Ninth Avenue Near 51st Street.

In Midtown, the Garden wine bar and restaurant has opened in the lobby of the Four Seasons Hotel at 57 East 57th Street at the corner of Park Avenue.

Lalique Haviland jewelry boutique has opened at the corner of 58th Street and Madison Avenue. 

On the Upper East Side, the Museum of Arts and Design opened a pop-up shop in Kate’s Paperie at 1282 Third Avenue at the corner of 74th Street today, according to a press release sent yesterday.

In Brooklyn, retailer Foxy & Winston at 392 Van Brunt Street in Red Hook will officially open this Saturday. 

Finally, in the realm of name-changing, after 10 years under the name “Houston’s” the restaurant at Park Avenue South and 27th Street has changed its name to Hillstone, the namesake of its parent company, according to the Flatiron 23rd Street Partnership.

Looking to branch out, Shake Shack proprietor Danny Meyer is looking to open a location in Miami next year. 

Amid these openings, there have also been some closings. In Soho, the Banana Republic menswear shop at 528 Broadway between Third and Bleecker streets that closed for renovations in April is now closed for good and the Gap will open its first Soho location in the space Nov. 13. In the East Village, Filipino joint Elvie’s Turo-Turo has shuttered at 214 First Avenue on the corner of 13th Street. In Midtown, plus-size women’s clothing store Avenue has shuttered at 710 Fifth Avenue at the corner of 44th Street. The company’s other stores in Brooklyn and Harlem will remain open.


Related Articles

arrow_forward_ios
To get a better idea of where violations are occurring, The Real Deal mapped out areas getting the most 311 calls related to social distancing (iStock)

NYC neighborhoods and restaurants with the most social-distancing complaints

NYC neighborhoods and restaurants with the most social-distancing complaints
Bloomingdales at 2085 Broadway (Google Maps, iStock)

Bloomingdale’s sued for $2.5M in missed rent

Bloomingdale’s sued for $2.5M in missed rent
Mall of San Juan (Taubman)

Taubman’s $475M Mall of San Juan gets “knocked out” after reopening

Taubman’s $475M Mall of San Juan gets “knocked out” after reopening
Clockwise:  CBRE's Michael Remer, Richard Hodos and Joel Stephen with the Wizarding World Building at 935 Broadway (Images via CBRE)

CBRE’s Hodos and other Muggles win REBNY award for Harry Potter deal

CBRE’s Hodos and other Muggles win REBNY award for Harry Potter deal
Mayor Bill de Blasio (Background by Jamie McCarthy/Getty Images; de Blasio by Lev Radin/Pacific Press/LightRocket via Getty Images)

Outdoor dining may continue into winter

Outdoor dining may continue into winter
Mayor Bill de Blasio announces “a new New York City tradition” as outdoor dining is set to return next year (de Blasio by Lev Radin/Pacific Press/LightRocket via Getty Images; background by ANGELA WEISS/AFP via Getty Images)

Outdoor dining to return next summer — for restaurants that survive

Outdoor dining to return next summer — for restaurants that survive
The closures will primarily affect low-volume sales locations (Photo by Alexi Rosenfeld/Getty Images)

Dunkin’ to shutter 800 US locations

Dunkin’ to shutter 800 US locations
Right to left: 831, 835 and 837 Madison Avenue (Google Maps)

“The ’57 Chevy in that old lady’s garage”: Madison Avenue buildings up for sale in litmus test for retail real estate

“The ’57 Chevy in that old lady’s garage”: Madison Avenue buildings up for sale in litmus test for retail real estate
arrow_forward_ios

The Deal's newsletters give you the latest scoops, fresh headlines, marketing data, and things to know within the industry.

Loading...