Last modified June 1, 2010 at 1:16 pm
Now that Kung Fu Bing is safe and sound at 189 East Houston, we can re-focus our attention on its former Division Street digs. Gone are the yellowing Chinese newspapers and DIY “for rent” signs. Over the holiday weekend, fresh orange signage was installed, revealing the latest cornershop occupant. And it’s a bit more health conscious. Behold […]
Posted April 28, 2010 at 6:12 am
Tchotchkes are out, chairs in at 26 Canal Street. Back in October, ABA Super Gift closed its ground level operation at the corner of Rutgers, citing the all too familiar lost lease as primary culprit. Now, six months later, there are some newcomers. And they aren’t selling snow globes.
Last modified November 1, 2010 at 12:20 am
With a surefire name like Kung Fu Bing, and a kitchy panda mascot to boot, we figured the fast food franchise would last longer than just eight months. Especially given their delusions of grandeur about opening eighteen more outposts citywide. As it happens, the Chinatown location at 79 Division Street recently shuttered.
Last modified January 1, 2011 at 11:17 pm
In the three months since our last progress report, work on the underpinning job at the construction site of 2 Allen Street (aka 1-3 Orchard) has moved along steadily; backhoes dug deep below street level in an attempt to stabilize the adjacent Jarmulowski Bank Building. But now there’s a partial stop work order in place.
Last modified June 27, 2012 at 2:19 am
Fans of the Pike Loop installation on Pike Steeet can rest easy today. Contrary to information on the website for the Storefront for Art & Architecture, the exhibit will not end this month. In fact, positive feedback from the community was allegedly overwhelming, and the Department of Transportation decided to extend its residency until the […]
Posted January 5, 2010 at 6:12 am
The ticket office for GreatWall Bus at 34 Canal Street recently moved a few doors down to 143 Division. A yellow “for rent” sign hangs from the aging awning, while a bi-lingual letter taped to the doorway informs future travelers of the new location.