Openings and closings: BookCulture opens, Etats-Unis closes … and more

November 10, 2009 12:03PM

BookCulture at 114th Street and Broadway, Etats-Unis at 242 81st Street

On the Lower East Side, clothing retailer-to-the-stars House of Savoia NYC will open at 147 Essex Street in the old Essex Optical space between Stanton and Rivington streets. Bowery Bazaar is now open on the first floor at 351 Bowery between 3rd and 4th streets. The Hanover Gourmet Deli has signed a 15-year lease for 7,000 square feet at 648 Broadway between Bond and Bleecker streets, according to a press release.

On the Upper West Side, BookCulture has officially opened in the old Morningside Bookshop space at 114th Street and Broadway.

In Brooklyn, popular Dumbo bookstore P.S. Bookshop will move to 76 Washington Street from 45A Front Street. Sneaker shop Sole Survivor is coming to Tompkins Avenue between Putnam and Jefferson streets in Bedford-Stuyvesant. The Brooklyn Kitchen and the Meat Hook are opening at 100 Frost Street in Greenpoint.

In Queens, Greek eatery Cyprus Corner has replaced Theresa’s pizzeria at 21st Street and 21st Avenue near Astoria Park. 

There have also been some closings. Grill 44 on 44th Street between Lexington and Third avenues has been closed by the Department of Health. Nom Wah Tea Parlor at 13 Doyers Street near Pell Street also felt DOH’s wrath. All Etats-Unis closed this past Friday on the Upper East Side. In Brooklyn, yoga-dance studio Embora has shuttered on Fulton Street near Washington Street. After 18 years in business, Zoe is closing at 90 Prince Street on the corner of Broadway.