Thor Loses Third Chef; Tribeca Can Thank Girl Scouts for the Completion of Ago

Chelsea: The old Bright Food Shop space will be replaced by Tommys Mexican Grill, seemingly from the owners of Tellos, Mare, and Casa Havana, the latter of which is set to replace Havana Chelsea. [Blog Chelsea]
Clinton Hill: Gnarly Vines boutique wine store has opened and is offering a promotional discount of 15 percent off full and mixed cases. [Clinton Hill Blog]
Lower East Side: Thors third executive chef (after Kurt Gutenbrunner and Kevin Pomplun), Mark Spangenthal, has now abandoned the restaurant after realizing that this marriage wasnt going to work. [Eater]
Tribeca: One conjecture on De Niros source for the thousands of corks that protrude from Agos ceiling: They were acquired from a branch of the Canadian girls scouts that collected and sold them for charity. [Down by the Hipster]
Upper East Side: The French Institute will host a Beaujolais Nouveau tasting party on November 15 in their new skyroom at 22 East 60th Street. [Zagat] The Pierre hotel will close at the end of December for an entire year during a $100 million renovation that includes revamping Cafe Pierre and its bar. [NewYorkology]