Say Goodbye to The Bourgeois Pig and Veranda
Veranda hasn't had the best luck with state politics. After being fined $200,000 for underpaying employees last year, and losing its liquor license, the West Village has closed its doors. The restaurant/ lounge was issued violations from the Department of Buildings for illegally running a nightclub. Signs outside the bar said they will be closed for the next few weeks, but there's no confirmation if they will reopen. 139 7th Ave. S.
Carroll Gardens' The Bourgeois Pig has been closed for about a month but now the Brooklyn location of this mini chain from Ravi DeRossi is officially closed. Their Facebook page hasn't been updated since January 2, and Eater reported that staff have begun looking for new jobs. 387 Court St., Brooklyn
In a quirky turn of events, Second Stop Cafe in Williamsburg has stopped serving drinks, but will stay open as an antique shop until April. DNAInfo reported that the owners are tring to get rid of chairs, figurines, wall hangings, ceramics, and random other goodies found in the former cafe. 524 Lorimer St., Brooklyn
The Upper East Side location of Land Northeast Thai will serve its last dinner on January 30. Because of a lease dispute, Second Avenue will lose the restaurant. 1565 Second Ave.