Capucine's Restaurant and Siro to Close on Second Avenue
Capucine's Restaurant in Gramercy will close on April 1, according to Jeremiah Moss. A new sign was posted in the restaurant's window that said, "Our last day of this business is April 1st, 2013. Thank you to all our patrons for your 33 years of support. Rent not affordable." 327 Second Avenue
Voice Places PJ Hanley's, the oldest bar in Brooklyn, closed.
P.J. Hanley's, hailed as the oldest bar in Brooklyn, closed on St. Patrick's Day, according to Gothamist. The bar, known as the place where Al Capone met his wife, had been open for 139 years. Crain's reported that owner James McGown filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy in February. A Belgian beer garden will take its place on Court Street in May. 449 Court Street, Brooklyn
Siro, the Saratoga Springs transplant backed by actors Kevin Connolly and Kevin Dillon, closed after being open for almost a year, Eater reported. The restaurant's OpenTable account has been disconnected, and no one answers the phone. 885 Second Avenue