Open & Closed: Say Hello to Weather Up Tribeca, Goodbye to the Navy Yard Cocktail Lounge


Restaurants and bars, they come and they go. Here are a few making their debuts and bowing out this week.

The Navy Yard Cocktail Lounge, which has been called the “Scariest Bar in Brooklyn,” has closed, and the space appears to have been taken over. [Brownstoner]

Moe’s bar, a Fort Greene mainstay, is shuttering after nearly 10 years of operation. The owners announced via Facebook that the last day would be in February 2011. [NY Times]

Los Dos Molino’s, a Mexican restaurant near Union Square, is closing its doors for good on December 23. [Eater]

The Mission Café in the East Village has shuttered. But apparently its “sister café,” Atlas, is still open for business. [EV Grieve]

The folly that was K! Pizzacone may have come to an end. The gate has been down and the website is out of service. [Midtown Lunch]

Hotel Chantelle has soft-opened after nearly two years of delays. The 7,500-square-foot space in Williamsburg will offer a French-colonial menu once it hard-opens. [Bowery Boogie]

Lyon, a new restaurant located in the space formerly occupied by Café de Bruxelles, is a cozy French joint modeled on the “bouchon” style of restaurant found in Lyon. [NY Post]

The new eatery by Kurt Gutenbrunner, Café Kristall, is soft open for now, but will hard-open November 15 in the Swarovski store in Soho. [Grub Street]

Weather Up Tribeca, the Manhattan outpost of the popular Prospect Heights cocktail lounge, will serve caviar and oysters alongside well-crafted drinks. [Grub Street]

Schnipper’s Quality Kitchen is responding to last year’s Shake Shack invasion of its Times Square territory with a new location next to the original Shack in Madison Square Park. [Diner’s Journal]

Millesime is the new seafood brasserie in the old Country space. Expect a raw bar, mussels, and fish either grilled or seared a la plancha. [NY Times]

The New York outpost of Vegas’s Lotus of Siam, often referred to as the best Thai restaurant in the country, is up and running. [UrbanDaddy]

The Brooklyneer is bringing a taste of the borough to the West Village. Expect a menu of Brooklyn beers and Brooklyn-sourced snacks. [UrbanDaddy]