For rent signs are up at Kate's Joint in the East Village. Apparently, the Indiegogo campaign to save the restaurant didn't work. EV Grieve has also learned from a "reliable tipster" that Starbucks might be moving into the space. [EV Grieve]
Cafe Katja is temporarily closed for renovations and will reopen by the end of May. [Bowery Boogie]
Kenny's Castaways, the Village Bar and music venue, has been put on the market. [Eater]
Another nightlife staple, Lakeside Lounge in Alphabet City, is closing at the end of April. [New York Music Daily]
On Staten Island, Salvatore of Soho and Soho Pizza Factory are closing. The owners are on the hunt for a new location. [Facebook via Eater]
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