Lafayette Street


Little King Jewelry Closes Brick and Mortar Store but Continues Online

Posted December 5, 2013 at 6:00 am

Beloved neighborhood institution Little King Jewelry closed their doors last week. It was a case of yet another favorite local shop having to re-think their business strategy in this current economy. Co-owner Jennifer O’Sullivan stated that they made the difficult decision to close in order to redirect their funds. “We will now focus on selling […]

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Dutch Cosmetics Brand ‘Rituals’ Primed for 231 Lafayette Street

Posted December 4, 2013 at 6:05 am

The somewhat run-down cornershop at 231 Lafayette Street is now primed for a trendier-than-thou makeover. Previously utilized as office space, the retail real estate is amidst a transformation into a boutique more befitting its glitzy surroundings. The storefront is currently taking on new masonry. With good reason. Dutch cosmetics brand Rituals is poised to open […]

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Aerial view of fire at 212 Lafayette, Photo: Edward Skyler

Fire Erupts in the Shaftway Between 210 and 212 Lafayette Street

Last modified November 4, 2013 at 10:23 pm

At roughly 8:45 pm tonight, a fire erupted on the fifth floor of the building shaft between 210 and 212 Lafayette Street. Cafe Select is located on the ground floor, and we’re told that customers were immediately evacuated after pedestrians alerted the business. The fire reportedly burned for about thirty minutes before it was finally […]


Nypull Pulls Out of 265 Lafayette Street

Posted September 12, 2013 at 6:07 am

The nipple of Lafayette Street has gone dry, as Nypull (stylized) is officially closing its doors.

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Forthcoming Sant Ambroeus on Lafayette Teases with New Plywood Signage

Posted September 11, 2013 at 6:06 am

Iacopo Falai’s eponymous Caffe at 265 Lafayette Street closed for renovations last November, never to reopen.

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Grown Man Rides Big Wheel on Lafayette Street

Posted May 10, 2013 at 11:25 am

Talk about transportation alternatives. Roll over Citi Bike…

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Wodka Vodka Takes Aim at Kim Jung Un on Lafayette

Posted May 7, 2013 at 11:28 am

A reader spotted this ridiculous ad at Grand and Lafayette for Wodka Vodka. It basically depicts Kim Jong-un as Dr. Claw petting MAD cat; or Blofeld/white cat; or Dr. Evil/Mr. Bigglesworth. Regardless of how you view it, the vodka bottles are aimed at him like missiles. Go, Wodka, go! Not really sure if this is […]

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New Daft Punk Billboard Above BP; ‘Get Lucky’ Song Leak

Posted April 19, 2013 at 6:30 am

Columbia Records recently leased the billboard space above the BP gas station for another Random Access Memories plug.

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Subway Scenes: Another Man in White

Posted February 8, 2013 at 6:19 am

It would appear that the mysterious man in white – Jimmy Blanco – has some competition from a younger generation.

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16 Handles Opens at 240 Lafayette Tomorrow

Posted December 14, 2012 at 6:18 am

So, that new 16 Handles that we first told you about at 240 Lafayette Street is actually a flagship for the brand.

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