Openings and closings: My Most Favorite Food opens, Blarney Stone closes … and more

TRD New York /
Mar.March 15, 2010 12:59 PM

From left: My Most Favorite Food at 247 West 72nd Street and Blarney Stone at 121 Fulton Street

Urban Outfitters is set to take space at the base of Ariel West tower at 2625 Broadway between 99th and 100th Streets this summer. The location marks the apparel and household products retailer’s seventh Manhattan location, according to a press release from Newmark Knight Frank, which represented the landlord. A kosher restaurant called My Most Favorite Food is opening soon at 247 West 72nd Street between Broadway and West End Avenue.

On the Upper East Side, Exhale spa has opened in Manhattan House at 200 East 66th Street on the corner of Third Avenue.

A Neapolitan-style pizzeria is opening in Midtown at 120 East 57th Street between Park and Lexington avenues.
The Brickyard Gastropub is slated to open in Midtown on the corner of Ninth Avenue and 52nd Street. After a brief hiatus, Solo restaurant at 550 Madison Avenue between 55th and 56th streets is reopening today, according to a press release.

In Greenwich Village, Pubblico Espresso Bar is opening at 124 MacDougal Street near the corner of West 3rd Street.

La De Nang is getting ready to open its doors on the corner of Second Avenue and 4th Street.
P.J. Hanley’s is opening a pizza shop at 122 First Avenue Between 7th Street and St. Marks Place in the East Village. A thrift shop called Monk is opening on the corner of 3rd Street and First Avenue. A consignment shop, Tokio 7, has moved from its old place at 64 East 7th Street between First and Second avenues to a new storefront across the block at 83 East 7th Street. Heart of India eatery is opening at 79 Second Avenue on the corner of East 5th Street. Red Betty’s is opening at 64 East 1st Street between First and Second avenues.

On the Lower East Side, men’s boutique shop THECAST has moved from its original location at 119 Ludlow Street to 71 Orchard Street between Broome and Grand streets.

Battery Park City is welcoming its first library today at 175 North End Avenue on the corner of Vesey Street.

In Brooklyn, the GreenWood Florist has opened on the corner of Fourth Avenue and 21st Street in Greenwood Heights, Park Slope shop Guvnor’s Vintage Thrift is relocating from its current location to a spot next door at 176 Fifth Avenue. A new tapas spot called Sindicato is in the works for Williamsburg at 905 Lorimer Street near the corner of Nassau Avenue. Also in Williamsburg, a wine bar called Pinkerton is opening at 263 North 6th Street near the corner of Havemeyer Street. In Bushwick, Little Skips is opening at 941 Willoughby Avenue on the corner of Myrtle Avenue.

Dispelling hopes of a comeback, Village Paper party store, which was ravaged by a fire at 18 Greenwich Avenue near the corner of West 10th Street earlier this year, will not be reopening, Vanishing New York reported. Blarney Stone, a Financial District watering hole at 121 Fulton Street between Dutch and Nassau streets, has been shuttered due to legal problems.

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