Señor Swanky’s Goes Down For the Dirt Nap; Harlem’s M&G Diner Likewise

East Village: Sara Jenkins is said to be opening a porchetta sandwich shop in the neighborhood, which is about the best news we’ve heard all year. [VittlesVamp]
Greenwich Village: Señor Swanky’s, where so many NYU students got hammered and ate nachos, has closed. [Eater]
Harlem: The legendary M&G; Diner, so long a Harlem landmark, has closed for good. And unlike Florent, it’s not reopening tomorrow with a new name. [Eating in Translation]
Midtown West: Pacha is back on the scene after its Nuisance Abatement closure. [Guest of a Guest]
Park Slope: The Chocolate Girl has closed, for the simple reason that their rent was too high. [ Brooklyn Paper]
Soho: A tipster claims a girl (or was it a transvestite, as he told Guest of a Guest?) went at a patron with a bottle at Upstairs, sending him to the hospital and causing police to be called. [DBTH]
Williamsburg: Fornaccio, a wood-fired Neapolitan-style pizza restaurant, is opening up on Havemeyer Street. [Brooklyn Paper]