Openings and closings: Aeropostale opening, Tasti-D-Lite closing

November 19, 2009 06:40PM

In Soho, a pop-up shop of jewelry designed by Alicia Keys will open Monday through Thursday next week at 26 Clinton Street. A “new and improved” Dixon Place, a literary and performing arts space, is opening at 161 Chrystie Street between Delancey and Rivington streets Dec. 20.

In the West Village, more delays at Annisa at 13 Barrow Street pushes back reopening to 2010. In the East Village, Banh Mi Zon has opened at 43 East 6th Street. Also in the East Village, dessert café Spot has opened at 13 St. Marks Place between Second and Third avenues. On the Lower East Side, a yoga/dance/karate establishment may move into a 3,500-square-foot space in the basement of 92 Delancey Street. The southern storefront of 168 Ludlow Street will become a consignment shop and should open sometime next month.

In Chelsea, a new location of café Grey Dog opened at 242 West 16th Street. A larger outpost of Artichoke Basille Pizza gets the go-ahead to open in the Meatpacking District. Black Shack has opened at 320 Lexington Avenue in Murray Hill.

In Midtown, Red Mango has shuttered on Eighth Avenue between 45th and 46th streets. Aéropostale’s first street-front flagship store has opened on West 34th Street.

On the Upper East Side, French perfumer Frédéric Malle has opened a new flagship location on Madison Avenue between 72nd and 73rd streets. On the Upper West Side, Five Napkin Burger will open a second location in the old Ollie’s spot on Broadway and 84th Street.

In Brooklyn, the owners of Nectar will open an oyster/beer bar/gastropub in the old Shakespeare’s Sister space at 270 Court Street between Butler and Douglass streets. A sandwich joint will open in the old Bonafide Deli space at the corner of Henry and Baltic streets in Cobble Hill. Italian restaurant Giuseppina’s will take over the old Lucali space at 575 Henry Street, also in Cobble Hill. A new veterinarian is coming to 277 Flatbush Avenue in Flatbush.; A new wine bar called Mauzac will be taking over a portion of the space currently occupied by Carol’s Daughter at 136 DeKalb at Elliott Place in Fort Greene. A beer garden may open in the building next to the Absolute on Myrtle Avenue in Clinton Hill. The Greenpoint Food Market returns on Saturday. Hip-hop and Brooklyn-themed apparel shop Vinnie’s Styles is opening a new double-wide storefront at 239 Flatbush Avenue. A mid-century furniture store called Grandma’s Attic will open in the former Unnamable Books space at 456 Bergen Street in Park Slope. Iris Café is opening at 20 Columbia Place in Brooklyn Heights. Sahadi’s has recently opened a holiday gift shop adjacent to its existing location at 191 Atlantic Avenue, also in Brooklyn Heights. The Brownstoner’s Cafe will officially open Saturday in Bedford Stuyvesant at 212 Patchen Avenue between Macon and MacDonough streets. Also in Bed-Stuy, a United Colors of Benetton store is opening at 741 Bedford Avenue between Flushing and Park avenues.

In Queens, the Burger Garage is coming to the old Tomato & Wasabi space on Jackson Ave at 44th Drive in Long Island City. In the Bronx, The Tibbett Diner will reopen at 3033 Tibbett Avenue.

In Greenwich, Conn., Ralph Lauren is opening a store, after a decade-long absence from the region. 

Amid these openings, there has been one closing. Tasti-D-Lite has been seized on Court and Wycoff streets in Cobble Hill, Brooklyn.