As we brave a blizzard, and begin to close out the opening week of 2018, the news itself was full of openings and closings.
While we reported earlier this week on the uncertain future of Bar Matchless, which will stay open until it is forced to shut its doors, Baoburg (614 Manhattan Avenue) a celebrated Asian Fusion staple by McCarren Park, temporarily closed over the holiday, following a health inspection, then reopened with an A rating.
Pretty Southern, Sam Talbot’s fried chicken joint at 14 Bedford Avenue, closed on October 30th, with plans to reopen mid-November. They never made it. Eater reports that the building’s landlord confirmed Talbot is no longer renting the space.
From closing to opening: the ever-increasing flow of new real estate development in Greenpoint. YIMBY has the first renderings for a new 6 story Condo at 68 North Henry Street along the BQE.
Similarly, Curbed offers a first look 18 India Street, an as-yet-unbuilt 40 story waterfront tower that is expected to add between 500 and 700 new apartments to the neighborhood, and about 100,000 square feet of retail space