Openings & Closings

Central Harlem »

Meet Lenox Avenue's New Sushi Master

Tomoyuki Hayashi has more than 20 years of experience at some of New York City's best restaurants.

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DNAinfo rounds up the restaurants and small businesses that open and close in your New York neighborhood.

Forest Hills »

Forest Hills Baluchi's Remodeling After Being Closed Down by Health Dept.

The Indian restaurant is scheduled to reopen in the fall as a lounge-like restaurant.

Bed-Stuy »

Bed-Stuy's Khemistry Bar Opens Backyard Beer Garden

The Lab will serve 10 craft brews and seat more than 200 people in the Malcolm X Boulevard yard.

Jackson Heights »

Chef Who Once Cooked for Royalty Opening New Restaurant

Chef Stewart Wadden wants to bring a farm-fresh menu to a former Indian restaurant on 37th Avenue.

Bed-Stuy »

6 New Restaurants for You to Try This Weekend

For those in search of something new, here are some of the city's latest restaurant and bar openings.

Midtown »

Penn Books Shuttered by $45K-a-Month Rent, Owner Says

The Penn Station bookstore was closed and empty on Friday.

Gowanus »

Bar Backed by Mumford & Sons Musician Aims to Become Band After-Party Hub

Givers and Takers has connections in the music world and plans to host after-parties for bands.

Bushwick »

Cafe Stateside Bushwick Replaces Coffee Shop That Called Jews 'Greedy'

Stateside serves Variety coffee and pastries from Balthazar and vegan diner Champs.

Boerum Hill »

Bell House Owners to Open Smith Street Gastropub with 'Designer Sandwiches'

The new bar is slated to open at 191 Smith St. this fall. 

Morrisania »

Third-Generation Bronx Pet Store Owner Closes Shop to Raise Sheep

Animal Feeds, Inc. expects to close by the end of June and make way for a day care center.

Jackson Heights »

Astoria Boutique Lockwood Opening Second Outpost in Jackson Heights

A new Lockwood boutique is opening in a former threading salon on 37th Avenue, the owner said.

Greenwich Village »

Village Eatery to Close Amid Rent Hike and Construction Woes, Owner Says

Grano Trattoria will close at the end of April after 17 years in business.

East Village »

East Village Radio Relaunching With New Shows and Old Favorites

The independent radio station will be back for the first time since it closed in May 2014.

Park Slope »

New Sex Shop Wants to Help Park Slope 'Rediscover Sensuality'

Please, an adult boutique, is on a mission to make people feel comfortable talking about sex.