Say Goodbye to Life Cafe, Manganaro


Life Cafe, the Alphabet City hangout that inspired Jonathan Larson’s musical Rent, is set to close. [NY Daily News]

Veronica People’s Club, “a weird, wonderful little bar with some of the best and most unassuming cocktails in Greenpoint,” is shutting down. [Flavorpill]

After 10 years of service, the Spanish tapas bar Oliva is closing down. [Bowery Boogie]

The century-old Hell’s Kitchen Italian grocery and restaurant Manganaro served its last lunch this week. [Jeremiah’s Vanishing New York]

On the Lower East Side, Hachember has closed its doors for good. [Bowery Boogie]


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