A used bookstore is opening in The East Village On Avenue A between 4th and 5th streets, according to the EV Grieve blog.
On the Lower East Side, the Essex Street Retail Market at 120 Essex Street between Rivington and Delancey streets got a new merchant, the Breezy Hill Orchard & Cider Mill. The team behind Baohaus, the popular pork bun eatery on the Lower East Side, has just signed a deal for space on Orchard Street between Houston and Delancey streets, where it will open Crackhaus, its new restaurant.
In Brooklyn Heights, a new location for Crumbs, the gourmet cupcakery, is opening soon at 109 Montague Street. Lara Turkish Cuisine has opened in Sheepshead Bay at 2255 Emmons Avenue. Alma Lounge nightclub is opening in Williamsburg at 229 Roebling Street. Pie shop Four & Twenty Blackbirds is opening in Gowanus at 439 Third Avenue on the corner of 8th Street.
Amid these openings, there were a few closings. The Upper West Side saw eight-year mainstay Neo Sushi close at 2298 Broadway on the corner of 83rd Street. In Brooklyn, consignment furniture store Second Hand Joe’s has closed at 2674 Gerritsen Avenue in Gerritsen Beach.