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  1. closings
    It Sounds Like Noho Star Will Close After 3 DecadesDocuments say yes; an employee says no.
  2. closings
    Le Cirque Is Finally ClosingAfter a tumultuous few years, the storied French restaurant will shutter after New Year’s Eve.
  3. closings
    East Village Favorite Café Orlin Will Close Next MonthThe brunch spot’s popularity has never waned during its 36-year run.
  4. closings
    How Franny’s Conquered BrooklynThe small, family-owned pizzeria embodied the values that would come to define an entire borough.
  5. closings
    The Garden of Eden Grocery Store in Chelsea Will CloseThe company filed for bankruptcy last year, citing “a historic lack of patronage.”
  6. closings
    Another Piece of the Old Greenwich Village Will Soon Be No MoreBut they’re not blaming it on a rent hike at Rivieria Café & Sports Bar.
  7. closings
    Fung Tu, One of New York’s Best Chinese Restaurants, Will Close in AugustEarlier this year, chef Jonathan Wu told Grub Street that business had dropped 30 percent in the days after Trump’s election.
  8. closings
    Daniel Boulud Will Close His Downtown Gastropub DBGB Next MonthThe sausage party will end on August 11.
  9. closings
    The End of Great Jones Cafe Is Another Nail in the Coffin of My New YorkWe all have bars and restaurants that anchor us to our best years in New York. For one New Orleans transplant, Great Jones Cafe was that spot.
  10. closings
    Another Longtime Downtown Restaurant Will Shutter TonightBut there’s good news: Red Hook dive Sunny’s met its fundraising goal.
  11. food fight
    Park Officials Removed a Chef for Being Too ‘Vulgar’With a nickname like that, how could anyone have known?
  12. closings
    French Roast in Greenwich Village ClosesAnother beloved New York hangout will soon be no more.
  13. closings
    April Bloomfield Is Closing Salvation BurgerShe and Ken Friedman hope to find a new home for the concept.
  14. closings
    New York Mezcal Mecca Mayahuel Will CloseIts last day is August 8.
  15. closings
    Retro Diner Mr. Donahue’s Will Close on August 5The owners plan to open a takeout version of Uncle Boons in the small space.
  16. closings
    Franny’s, One of Brooklyn’s Most Cherished Restaurants, Will CloseThe pizza destination’s final night of service will be August 20.
  17. closings
    Another Classic New York Diner Will CloseCup & Saucer bites the hash brown dust.
  18. closings
    Gabriel Stulman Is Closing Perla in Favor of a More Casual ConceptFairfax, opening in its place, is an all-day café.
  19. nostalgia
    Watching and Lamenting the Death of the New York DinerAn ode to a way of eating, and thinking about the city, that is going away.
  20. closings
    Fort Greene’s Lulu & Po to CloseThe neighborhood restaurant will serve its last New York firehouse–style chicken on Wednesday.
  21. closings
    Alex Stupak Will Close Empellón Cocina This WeekIn an open letter, the chef writes, “This is not the tale of a greedy landlord or a rent hike.”
  22. closings
    Schiller’s Was McNally Land for the EverymanDuring its heyday, Schiller’s was Keith McNally’s vision, designed expressly for walk-ins and neighbors.
  23. closings
    Keith McNally’s 14-Year-Old Schiller’s Will CloseThe lease is up in August.
  24. closings
    Maple’s Delivery Service Will Cease Operations in New YorkLondon-based Deliveroo has purchased the company.
  25. closings
    Mimi Sheraton’s Favorite Neighborhood Restaurant, Good, Is ClosingA regular’s lament.
  26. closings
    West Village Institution Pó Has ClosedAfter 24 years.
  27. closings
    Koi, in the Trump Soho, Will Close, Citing a Sharp Drop in Business“Before Trump won we were doing great.”
  28. closings
    NYC Deli Artie’s Delicatessen Suddenly Closes After 18 YearsIt was opened by the family of a once-influential uptown restaurateur.
  29. closings
    How Nobu Conquered the ’90s and Became an Unstoppable Global EmpireAs the iconic Tribeca restaurant closes its doors, co-owner Drew Nieporent looks back on 23 years in business.
  30. After 14 Years, Public in Nolita Will Close in JuneIt opened in 2003, at the height of the Sex and the City era.
  31. closings
    Why This Celebrated Restaurant Is Closing at the Peak of SuccessWith 12 seats and two employees, Michelin-starred Take Root proved success is possible with an unconventional business model.
  32. closings
    Neighborhood Favorite Cómodo Will Close Next MonthAfter a 36 percent rent increase, the owners won’t renew their lease.
  33. closings
    Brooklyn Trailblazer Flatbush Farm Will Close on February 25Say good-bye while you can.
  34. Tom Colicchio Will Close His 15-Year-Old, Widely Influential CraftbarHe cites a 50 percent rent increase as the cause.
  35. interviews
    After 17 Years, This Chef’s Closing Her Restaurant Because It’s ‘Grow or Die’“Honestly, I don’t know how you make it as a chef; I don’t know how you make retirement on one restaurant.”
  36. Why This Brooklyn Restaurant Couldn’t Turn Hit Reviews Into Sustained Success“The business and the neighborhood slowed down, and we stopped making money.”
  37. closings
    Anita Lo Will Close 3-Star Annisa This Spring, After 17 YearsSadly, she says that she can’t keep up with rising costs, which include the new minimum-wage law.
  38. An Illustrated Look Inside Carnegie Deli’s Final NightThe atmosphere was somewhere between wake, lunch, and circus.
  39. closings
    Carnegie Deli Will Serve Its Last Pastrami Sandwich TodayPay your respects to the famed meat emporium before year-end.
  40. closings
    Another Slice of the Old Lower East Side Will Disappear With Cake ShopThe venue will close after a final show on New Year’s Eve.
  41. arrivederci!
    Here’s the Real Reason Restaurants Become Celebrity HangoutsNew York’s legendary Da Silvano was an IRL version of Us magazine’s “Stars—They’re Just Like Us!”
  42. closings
    This Might Be the Year’s Most Surprising Restaurant ClosureThe West Village staple had been open for more than four decades.
  43. closings
    Luksus, the Michelin-Starred Restaurant Behind Tørst, Will CloseChef Daniel Burns says he isn’t sure what he’ll do next.
  44. interviews
    Why the Cecil in Harlem — One of NYC’s Most Celebrated Restaurants — Will CloseAcclaimed chef Joseph “JJ” Johnson will shift his focus to nearby Minton’s.
  45. closings
    Porchetta Is Closed in the East VillageThe owners say they’re looking for a new location.
  46. closings
    Freedom-Themed Restaurant ’Merica NYC Is Done, Just Like American DemocracyIt lasted only three weeks.
  47. closings
    Dale Talde Unexpectedly Shutters Pork SlopeHe and his partners are also closing Thistle Hill Tavern.
  48. closings
    The End of the Carnegie Deli, a True New York Tourist TrapEven if most New Yorkers took the Carnegie Deli for granted, it’s hard not to feel like we’re losing something integral to the fabric of the city.
  49. closings
    The Iconic Carnegie Deli Will Close ForeverThe midtown institution has been serving mammoth sandwiches since 1937.
  50. closing soon
    Blue Ribbon Bakery Kitchen Closing After 20 Years in the West VillageThe restaurant’s lease is up in November.
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