Openings & Closings

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

Far Rockaway »

Lola Star Set to Open Beachside Shops Along Rockaway Beach

Two new Lola Star beachside shops will open at Beach 32nd and Beach 60th streets.

Midtown »

Magnolia Bakery CEO Disses New Penn Station Home, Report Says

Magnolia Bakery is moving into Penn Station, according to the New York Post.

Inwood »

Inwood Bar Irish Eyes Closes After More Than Two Decades

The pub at 5008 Broadway closed on Monday after 22 years in business.

Greenpoint »

Pure Barre Fitness Studio Opens in Greenpoint

The nearly hourlong classes cost $33 per session.

Elmhurst »

Shake Shack Opening at Queens Center Mall in 2016

The popular burger chain will bring its menu to the mall next year. 

Crown Heights »

Franklin Avenue Bar Approved for Liquor License Over Concerns From Locals

CB9 approved the bar's liquor license application despite neighbors who opposed it.

West Village »

Boots & Saddle To Serve First Pride Brunch In New West Village Home

The gay bar, famous for drag shows, opened in its new space at 100 Seventh Ave. South in early June.

West Village »

Low-Calorie Donut Shop Goes Bankrupt a Year After Opening

The low-fat, low-cal donut shop lasted just a year in the West Village.

Greenwich Village »

Caffe Dante's Replacement Opens With Nod to Its Predecessor

Dante restaurant is open for dinner and expects to serve breakfast soon, said owner Linden Pride.

Crown Heights »

Korean Fusion Restaurant Brings Steamed Buns to Franklin Avenue

The Korean fusion restaurant Bunsmith opened Friday in the place of Docklands in Crown Heights.

Greenwich Village »

Beignets and Chicory Coffee Bring Taste of New Orleans to MacDougal Street

Cafemarie, an offshoot of Delimarie in TriBeCa, opened in Greenwich Village last week.

Jackson Heights »

Chipotle Plans to Open Jackson Heights Restaurant

The Mexican fast-food chain will open sometime in the fall, according to a spokeswoman.

Kew Gardens »

New Cafe Opening in Kew Gardens Promises Healthier Food Options

Sundance Cafe, at 120-36A Queens Blvd., is slated to open Thursday.