Say Goodbye to Sweet Melissa, Little Branch


Little Branch in the West Village was shut down by the Department of Health yesterday for operating without a permit. [Eater]

Sweet Melissa in Cobble Hill is no more. The owner will now dedicate all her energy to the Park Slope location. [NYT]

The Moldy Fig Jazz Bar on the Lower East Side has been served with several eviction notices. [Bowery Boogie]

Bad news for sushi gobblers in Park Slope: Blue Ribbon Sushi’s lease is
up, so it’s closing and merging with Blue Ribbon Brasserie.  [Eater]