R.I.P. to CPK on the UES

CPK bites the dust.

Ruth Madoff will have to take her coupons elsewhere (remember that?!) because the California Pizza Kitchen on East 60th is closing this September; 69 employees will be laid off. The dated chain, which has been there since the nineties, just doesn’t fit in anymore with the uptown crowd, even though its neighbor Dylan’s Candy Bar is still booming. [Crain’s]