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Pink Pony Packs it Up
Posted on: February 20th, 2013 at 9:31 am by Elie
Here are some images to ruin your Wednesday morning. Pink Pony packin’ up the gear after more than a decade at 176 Ludlow Street. The shutters were hoisted a third of the way, revealing a haphazard interior of random boxes and fixtures.
Pink Pony shuttered earlier this month thanks to gentrification and the resultant $14,000 increase in rent. Owner Lucien Bahaj was quoted as saying, “The main reason for all of this is not the health, and not the business going down; it’s that the neighborhood has changed.”
This one still hurts, alas.
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