Folks, a few closings to note. First off, a B+B reader who tried to go to the East Village location of DBA the other night found it shuttered. A Facebook message assures that, unlike the recent closing of its Williamsburg counterpart, this one won’t be permanent: “Don’t worry! We aren’t closed, we are just renovating…. new LOOS are on the way!”
David McWater, owner of Doc Holliday’s and The Library, is taking over the bar following the deaths of owners Ray Deter and Dennis Zentek, it was .
On the Lower East Side, the Canal Street location of Cochinita Dos is dunzo, according to a tipster. Eater reports that Dimes is moving into the space to take advantage of a full liquor license, more seating, and a proper kitchen; its current home on Division Street will become a market offering organic seasonal produce and dry goods.
In Williamsburg, Von Dolhens, the old-timey fro-yo shop that opened on Bedford Avenue back in May, has shuttered, posting a message that promises a specialty bakery, homemade ice cream, “frozen fantasies,” and “maybe even a banana split.” No word on whether the waffles-on-a-stick will make a comeback.