Originally Con Ed work forced the temporary closing of the 19-year-old family restaurant in late October, which stretched into November.
Sadly, it turns out they also lost a family member to COVID-19. They addressed the loss in an Instagram post yesterday:
On a personal note, thank you to everyone who reached out to us in the last few weeks. We deeply appreciate your kind words during what has been an unimaginably difficult time. In early Dec, we found ourselves as part of the now 353,000+ American families who have lost an immediate family member to covid. The pain and suffering on our personal front has been immense and we pray that no individual or family has to undergo a similar situation.As we try to reopen our space in the midst of our loss, we thank you for being part of our community. Let’s all do our part in exercising responsibility and taking care of each other.