Cherry Street Pathmark to Close Six Weeks Early?

Posted on: November 20th, 2012 at 6:28 am by

The dying Cherry Street Pathmark sure ain’t experiencing an easy extinction. Critical basement flooding and subsequent power woes these last couple weeks have all but ended the thirty-year reign of this supermarket. Yes, the facility is still open, but remains on life support and is rather useless.

[Photo: Mason]

Pathmark is only open until 5pm these days, and shelves are running empty, with slim pickins at best. We are told that there are currently no plans to restock any of the meat, produce, frozen foods, or deli items. Moreover, half the store is now walled off. So, many readers are speculating that the closing date might actually happen six weeks early.

The situation here has driven those in the immediate environs to other groceries. Fine Fare on Clinton Street, in particular, is managing much of the spillover crowd. It’s a mad house these days. Rite Aid is picking up the Pathmark Pharmacy overflow in the wake of its closure last month. The branch at 408 Grand Street is now fulfilling all prescriptions previously filed on Cherry Street.

Meanwhile, word on the street still has Extell as the developer of the residential replacement, as previously reported.

Recent Stories

streits-gone-1_wm
Carnage at Streit’s Matzo Factory (or, How Half a Block of Rivington Street is Demolished)

Pause for a moment and inhale the sad state of Streit’s Matzo Factory. A backhoe currently sits on its rubbled remains. This is what it takes to take down history. The north side of Rivington Street between Suffolk and Clinton is amidst absolute change. Tenements that stood here for a hundred years are being demolished […]

Beastie Boys mural by Danielle Mastrion, July 2014
‘Beastie Boys Square’ Might Soon Return for Street Co-Naming Consideration

Hold it now… It’s a campaign three years in the making, and a proverbial thorn in the side of Community Board 3. Nevertheless, the Beastie Boys Square proposal is back on the front burner. 99 Rivington Street – currently Wolfnights – was featured prominently on the cover of the second Beastie Boys LP, Paul’s Boutique. […]

chefs-club-counter-spring
Chef’s Club Opening Fast-Casual ‘Counter’ Space Tomorrow with Eggslut Residency

The Chefs Club – the revolving chefs restaurant in the base of the Puck Building – is one day from introducing its new high-end, fast-casual dining concept across the street. Chefs Club Counter debuts tomorrow and features a residency with LA-based Eggslut. This “Counter” extension is pitched as a more “approachable” version of the original, where […]

protocinema-43essex
‘Protocinema’ Installation Takes Over Embattled G&S Sporting Goods Space on Essex Street

For the first time since G&S Sporting Goods departed the Lower East Side three years ago, 43 Essex Street boasts a new retail occupant, albeit temporary. It’s a pop-up gallery, naturally. Protocinema is not as it sounds, rather a roving arts program with dual headquarters in New York City and Istanbul. It now occupies a space […]

kind-regards-outside
‘Kind Regards’ Launches in Cake Shop’s Old Spot this Weekend

Cake Shop’s former owners are sending Kind Regards to Ludlow Street. After three months behind Fort Knox-like lock and key, the eleven-year-old music venue has been succeeded. Transformed into Kind Regards, an endeavor with no link to the past; a bi-level cocktail bar and lounge. Makes sense. When Cake Shop went bust in late-December, owner-brothers Nick […]

  • ShopRite President

    A&P’s Sam Martin is a very mean man. His boss is ron burkle, worth more than $30 billion and friend of obama. that’s what you get voting for sXXt