A Brother Jimmy’s will be arriving in the former Irving Mill space next Monday at 116 East 16th Street, near Irving Place. It’s name: Brother Jimmy’s Union Square.
Polar Lounge at the Marcel Hotel recently opened at 201 East 24th Street.
Zenkichi restaurant owners have reportedly signed a lease at 150 Bowery By Broome Street on the Lower East Side.
In Brooklyn Heights, Lost City reported a bunch of Closings On Atlantic Avenue including Nova Zembla furniture store, Mezcals, the longstanding Mexican restaurant, La Pizzetta, which is temporarily closed. In Bedford Stuyvesant, an as-of-yet unnamed Indian restaurant is moving in at 1047 Bedford Avenue.
An Eater reader reported that Agnes and Eva’s Cafe at 243 East 13th Street between Second and Third avenues has closed. A call to the café revealed that its number has been disconnected. Eater got word that Mingala Burmese Restaurant at 21 East 7th Street closed with Porchetta taking its space. Zen Palate on the corner of Ninth Avenue and 46th Street got nabbed by the Department of Health, according to the Life with Food and Drink blog, although it’s not immediately clear whether the closure is permanent.