Hampton Chutney, a South Indian restaurant featuring dosas and other specialties, closed its doors at 464 Amsterdam Avenue (82nd-83rd) on December 31 after 11 years. The Soho location remains open. Thanks to Anna, Chris, Marsha and Jon for the tips.
Women’s clothing store Loft at 2015 Broadway (69th) is closing on January 27. A manager told Sunny Mindel it had to do with a rent increase.
Teavana is closing its store on 81st and Broadway on January 21. The closure was anticipated given that its owner Starbucks announced last year it was closing its Teavana stores. Thanks to Kevin for the photo.
Bright Horizons child care center opened this week in the former home of Duane Reade at 253 72nd Street.
Amsterdam Cafe at 83rd and Amsterdam closed at the end of the year, according to a sign on the front of the door. Taryn tells us they were holding an auction for remaining items.