We heard the twittering, but now we’ve got visual proof: It would seem that the backyard garden, frozen-margarita machine, and Sweet and Vicious’s myriad other pleasures have indeed been shut down, the venue rumored to have been seized by the landlord. More as we know it, etc. And we’ll withhold judgment of course, till we get the actual backstory, but our heart cries out on behalf Nolita’s drinkers: This, now? August? The timing just seems cold. —Jessica Coen
Not so vicious now, alas.