By all accounts, Cubana Cafe, the popular six year old Cuban restaurant on the corner of Sixth Avenue and St. Marks Place, looks like it's closed for good. The windows are covered over in black plastic, the signage has been taken down, and there hasn't been any activity inside in well over a month. But when the restaurant closed down just before the holidays, signs in the windows indicated that it was only closing for some renovations and would be re-opening soon, and the restaurant's Yelp page mentions (oddly specifically) that it'll be reopening on February 20. The website is still up and the phone like is still connected.
The restaurant's Smith Street location closed for nearly four months last year before re-opening with a new chef and brunch menu, so there's a chance that this could all still be going according to plan. An email sent to the owners hasn't been replied to and an employee at the Smith Street location didn't know if it would be reopening, so it looks like we'll just have to wait and see with this one.