EV Grieve reader Sam sends along these photos from this afternoon... for rent signs are going up at Kate's Joint on East Fourth Street and Avenue B, making the closure here permanent. Yesterday, the landlord took possession of the 16-year-old vegetarian restaurant. Regulars were hopeful that owner Kate Halpern would be able to reopen.
Meanwhile, a reliable tipster sends along this
Also, there's word that the landlord did offer to decrease the rent for Kate's by $2,000 a month.