Gee, it would be nice to have one of those chandeliers….Photo: Carina Salvi
Restaurants meet their ends a few different ways. Here are two (rumored) examples.
The Turnkey Sale
Avenue B’s Dynasty, a 24-hour diner catering to locals during the day and drunks at night, was recently remodeled and is doing boffo business. But word around the campfire is that it’s up for sale, at a can’t-lose price of just under $400,000. Given that the place is probably profitable, features a sidewalk café, and is positioned to make hay as the East Village continues to gentrify, we doubt it will be long before someone jumps on it. 600 E. 14th St., at Ave. B; 212-529-5449.
The other story is a sadder one: After six anti-climactic months on Eater’s "Deathwatch" list, Jovia may actually begin dismantling. Word is that the beautiful handblown Murano-glass chandeliers, one of the place’s most memorable features, are for sale — soon to go the way of chef Josh DeChellis, who left months ago.