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Nirvanna Designs Returns to Mulberry House for Seasonal Pop-Up

Posted November 13, 2014 at 6:08 am

Mulberry House continues to hold out for a money commercial tenant to round out its ranks. The ground level store at 290 Mulberry Street – hailed as a “prime retail opportunity” for years – just sits vacant. In the year since Nirvanna Designs held a pop-up shop, nothing of substance has moved in. Only advertising […]

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Ruby’s Cafe on Mulberry Street is Expanding Next Door

Posted September 15, 2014 at 6:02 am

The Down Under crowd should rejoice. Over a decade after its debut in Little Italy, Ruby’s Cafe on Mulberry Street is growing. The Aussie-infused casual dining spot will be expanding into the neighboring store sometime in the near future. A message written on the windows reads simply, “From little things big things grow. Coming soon.” […]

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224 Mulberry Condo Shows Itself; Little Italy Zoning Height Restrictions Ignored

Posted August 11, 2014 at 6:10 am

The trendy transformation from car-park to condoplex is nearly complete at 224 Mulberry Street. It’s been a complete construction zone these last few months, resulting in the new superstructure you now see. Half the netting was recently removed to reveal the all-brick exterior. The recent addition of a banner advertises that sales begin in “late […]

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Film Location Pranks Continue with ‘Godfather 4′ in Little Italy

Posted August 11, 2014 at 5:47 am

Some prankster out there is taping bogus “film shoot” signs in cinema-specific neighborhoods around New York City. And it’s pretty funny, actually. Last week saw the arrival of the familiar neon notices for Annie Hall 2 and Taxi Driver 2. Now, Boogie Twitter follower @HedgeFunNY brings word that Little Italy boasts its own Godfather 4 job. […]

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Lady of Grand’s Pick of the Week: Lung Moon on Mulberry Street

Posted February 4, 2014 at 12:36 pm

If you live in the Chinatown vicinity, you are well aware that January 31 was the start of the Chinese New Year, the year of the Horse.  Maybe you saw the parade, heard firecrackers going off in the neighborhood, or maybe you saw red envelopes around which are given out with money in them for […]

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Olek Crochets Massive Tribute to Nelson Mandela on Mulberry Street

Last modified January 8, 2014 at 7:58 am

The Little Italy Street Art Project tapped Olek for its first public piece of 2014. And it’s an ambitious one. Yesterday evening, despite the cold, the world renown crochet artist strung a tapestry along the Mulberry Street parking lot fence between Canal and Hester. Just below the Ron English mural from 2012. Using her trademark […]

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The Mulberry House Adds Pop-Up Shop from Nirvanna Designs

Posted November 19, 2013 at 6:00 am

Hailed as a “prime retail opportunity” for the better part of the last year, the Mulberry House at 290 Mulberry finally scored a ground floor tenant. But it’s only temporary. As of this weekend, the cold concrete space is a seasonal pop-up for the knitwear brand Nirvanna Designs. Nirvanna Designs is an Asian-inspired brand that […]

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Mulberry House at 290 Mulberry is Tagged, Still Struggling

Posted November 8, 2013 at 6:05 am

SHoP Architects’ Mulberry House at 290 Mulberry Street was welcomed by graffiti writer RAMER last week, the first to tag the facade. It remained in place for a couple days before the building crew scrubbed it clean. Meanwhile, there’s not much else to report on this front. Even though the undulating shitbox is practically complete, it […]

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‘Rare Pair’ Sneaker Shop Replaces Kixclusive at 288 Mulberry

Posted August 29, 2013 at 6:02 am

Until recently, the seven-year-old Kixclusive catered to devout sneakerheads in the sub-level space at 288 Mulberry Street.

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McNally Jackson’s ‘Goods for the Study’ Store Opens on Mulberry Street Today

Posted May 8, 2013 at 6:30 am

McNally Jackson is one of the last independent bookstores in the area, and a neighborhood treasure at that. So it’s heartening to see that the Prince Street business expanding around the corner.

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