Openings and closings: Market opens, Aspen Restaurant and Lounge closes … and more

TRD New York /
Jan.January 06, 2010 02:52 PM
alternate textFrom left: Market at 1211 Cortelyou Road, Aspen Restaurant and Lounge on 22nd Street between Fifth and Sixth avenues

In the East Village, a yet-unnamed clothing boutique is coming to East 11th Street near First Avenue. In Greenwich Village, a Subway sandwich shop, Bravo Pizza, and Chipotle are all opening on East 14th Street between Irving Place and Fourth Avenue. Over in Chelsea, Franks Deli is shuttering on Ninth Avenue and 20th Street.

In Midtown, an upscale café  is coming to 900 Eighth Avenue at the corner of 54th Street, according to a press release. An Italian coffee spot called Macchiato Espresso Bar will be opening a second location on 52nd Street between Fifth and Sixth avenues near Rockefeller Center. Kimberly Hotel’s rooftop bar, Upstairs, will open this spring at 145 East 50th Street.

On the Upper West Side, a children’s retail shop called Giggle and a Crumbs Bake Shop are coming to the ground floor of condominium, the Harrison at 350 Amsterdam Avenue between West 76th and 77th streets, according to a press release.

An artisanal grilled-cheese truck called Milk Truck will be coming to Manhattan in May or June.

In Brooklyn, the owners of Mimi’s Hummus are opening a Middle Eastern market called Market at 1211 Cortelyou Road in Ditmas Park. A Montreal-style deli called Mile End is set to open at 97a Hoyt Street between Atlantic Avenue and Pacific Street in Boerum Hill.

Amid these openings, there have been some closings. Popular cupcake shop Magnolia Bakery in the West Village has closed temporarily for remodeling. In the Flatiron District, Aspen Restaurant and Lounge is officially closed for good on 22nd Street between Fifth and Sixth avenues.

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