Antarctica Closing in January

This stretch of Hudson Street will get a little colder, ironically.

We'd been hearing rumors suggesting as much for months now, and today, Tribeca Citizen has confirmation: Soho's "gloriously un-packed" dive bar Antarctica will close January 4, 2014. This one actually hurts. "The landlord has bigger and better plans," a worker at the bar tells the blog. [Tribeca Citizen]