Open and Closed: Say Hello to Café de la Esquina at Wythe Diner, Goodbye to Double Crown
Restaurants and bars, they come and they go. Here are a few making their debuts and bowing out this week.
Harry Boland's Pub, which was shut down by the Health Department back in May, shows no signs of being resurrected. [Brooklyn Paper]
Azure, a huge deli in Midtown, closed rather suddenly over the weekend, at which time all contents were removed. [Eater]
Maxwell's, a new neighborhood restaurant in Tribeca, is named for a restaurant that occupied the space back in 1938, John Maxwell's. [Tribeca Citizen]
Draft Barn, the beer-garden chainlet, has opened its fourth location in Sheepshead Bay, with nearly 300 bottles in stock and hearty fare. [Brooklyn Paper]
The Harry's Italian Rockefeller Center outpost is up and running, offering the same pizza menu you can get at the FiDi original. [Midtown Lunch]
Gold Coast Delicatessen brings its overstuffed pastrami sandwiches, chopped liver, and knishes, plus eggplant parm and cheesesteaks, to Bay Ridge. [NY Times]
Crown Victoria Bar brings more craft beer to Williamsburg -- 24 on tap, in fact -- plus 30 whiskeys and a backyard garden growing seasonal produce for cocktails. [TONY]
The Lower East Side gets a new café and shop. Lost Weekend will serve Blue Bottle coffee, Lucky Penny pastries, Malin + Goetz products, and Saltbox clothing. [TONY]
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