For decades, Kapre Lounge, at 2729 Welton Street, served the town's best fried chicken. After Wilfred O. Thomas closed his place six years ago, Stage 2 moved into the space, ostensibly serving up Kapre's old recipe -- but it just wasn't the same.
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And now the joint's closed for good, according to a sign on the door. Above that is a banner devoted to the building's former landlord, "Five Points legend" Charles Cousins, who passed away earlier this year; many of his holdings in the neighborhood are now for sale.