We got a tip from a vendor that Charlotte Ronson was in the shutter-down process. After doing some snooping, we're sad to report that, save for a few closing-sale Tweets and a final nice-knowing-you Facebook sign-off, the Nolita boutique closed to very quiet fanfare on January 31:
@cjronson: Last day at my Nolita shop. Come stop by and say goodbye!! #shutitdown
@cjronson: We'll be back soon bigger and better!! :) RT @AskMrMickey @shopronson I'm wrecked! I loved having @cjronson in my neighborhood!
How soon, how big, and how much better have yet to be determined. Certainly, time -- or, rather, Twitter - will tell.