Openings and closings: Busy Bee Bikes opens, Operations closes … and more
The much-anticipated Upper West Side outpost of Trader Joe’s, at 200 West 72nd Street on the corner of Broadway, is now slated to open in late September or early October, according to Westside Independent.
In Brooklyn, Blue Bottle Coffee is scheduled to open in Williamsburg at 160 Berry Street between 5th and 6th streets next Wednesday. Dutch Boy Burger, meanwhile, at 766 Franklin Avenue between St. Johns and Lincoln places, is opening two days earlier in Crown Heights, according to Jon Setzen. Also next week, in Greenpoint, Paulie Gee’s pizzeria will be opening its doors at 60 Greenpoint Avenue between Franklin and West streets. And an as-of-yet unnamed bar is reportedly opening up in Park Slope on the corner of 21st Street and Sixth Avenue.
The LiQcity blog brings word of many new businesses opening up in Long Island City, including a cell phone store at 5-43 48th Avenue, a new eatery called the Burger Garage at 25-36 Jackson Avenue, a check-cashing spot called SuperCash at 44-04 21st Street, and the LIC Market café at 21-52 44th Drive.
Rumors are swirling that Chicago mainstay Molly’s Cupcakes will be opening a New York City location, although it’s not yet clear what neighborhood it’s eyeing.
Amid these openings, there was one closing.