Openings and closings: Dewey’s opens, Giraudon closes … and more

TRD New York /
Jan.January 28, 2010 12:05 PM

On the Upper West Side, Japanese eatery Prime KO has plans to open on the corner of 85th Street and Broadway toward the end of February or the beginning of March. Also on the Upper West Side, a new nail salon is opening at 155 West 66th Street between Broadway and Amsterdam Avenue.

In Midtown, two chain restaurants, Freshii and Roll’d, are reportedly looking for high-traffic areas to open up new shops. Meanwhile, 2 Bros Pizza is looking to expand its Midtown grasp with two new locations, on top of its current Port Authority spot on the corner of 40th Street and Ninth Avenue.

In Brooklyn, Dewey’s candy shop has opened its doors at 41 Front Street between Pearl and Jay streets in Dumbo.

A fire has ravaged 30-year West Village mainstay Café Bruxelles at 118 Greenwich Avenue on the corner of Jane Street, which already had plans to shutter for good in June. In Chelsea, Giraudon Shoes has closed at 152 Eighth Avenue between 17th and 18th streets. In Harlem, baked goods shop Settepani has shuttered at the corner of 120th Street and Lenox Avenue. Rumors are swirling that Kif restaurant, which has reportedly been dark for weeks at 219 Dekalb Avenue, has shuttered in Clinton Hill. In Crown Heights, Abigail’s Café and Wine Bar is reportedly up for sale at 807 Classon Avenue.

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