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Report: Khloe and Kourtney Kardashian Renting All of 63 Spring Street for Its Businesses

Posted July 8, 2014 at 9:22 am

Since earlier this spring, the behemoth corner building at 63 Spring Street has been clothed in a shroud of leasing banners. The entire 6,600 square-foot property is up for grabs, and it’s rumored that Khloe and Kourtney Kardashian are planning to move into the space. A deal is reportedly in the works. According to Scoopy’s […]

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Chop’t Opens Franchise on Spring Street in Little Italy

Posted March 5, 2014 at 5:22 am

Little Italy just scored a taste of corporate lunching with the arrival of Chop’t. The antiseptic green eatery, usually popular in dense commercial areas like midtown, is now open at 54 Spring Street. It’s the thirteenth location for the “creative salad company” within the confines of Manhattan. Before this franchise arrival, however, 54 Spring operated […]

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Pylones calls it quits after nearly a decade

Pylones Ditches Spring Street Store Due to High Rents

Posted February 19, 2014 at 5:29 am

Pylones, that colorfully funky international gift shop chain, is now a man down. Its SoHo store at 69 Spring Street shuttered in mid-January after almost a decade at this location. Blame the landlord; apparently the reason for closure, as is always the case these days, was a rent hike. Ergo, an executive decision was made […]

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Legendary Willoughby Sharp Gallery Storefront Rediscovered on Spring Street

Posted January 21, 2014 at 10:24 am

Atop the entrance of the new Sergio Davila Boutique at 8 Spring Street, an old, familiar sign caught our eye (along with, it turns out, the attention of a MoMA curator. But, we’ll get to that part a bit later). The unearthed sign was for the Willoughby Sharp Gallery, which existed from 1988 – 1991. […]

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‘Annie’ Remake Filming in Little Italy Today; Cameron Diaz is Miss Hannigan

Last modified November 26, 2013 at 11:31 am

Annie is getting the Hollywood remake treatment, and it’s been filming around downtown since earlier this fall. All shooting is apparently cloaked under the code name of “Moonquake Lake” to throw off those meddling kids and their dog eager bloggerazis. EV Grieve spotted the production in Alphabet City a couple months ago; today the film […]

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Oliver Stumm is Opening ‘Rintintin’ in the Old Barmarche on Spring

Posted November 25, 2013 at 5:23 am

Oliver Stumm got his way at 14 Spring Street after a protracted battle. Strongly disliked by many in the community for his Cafe Select hot-spot, the nightlife maven was still able to score a liquor license transfer from Barmarche. This despite an initial denial by Community Board 2 in May 2012; the applicant returned six […]

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GVSHP Attacks City Over Alleged Illegalities of the Trump SoHo

Posted September 10, 2013 at 6:00 am

The Greenwich Village Society for Historic Preservation (GVSHP) is now accusing the city, city council speaker Christine Quinn, and BP Scott Stringer of collectively allowing this questionably legal development to happen in the first place.

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Photographer Chi Modu Brings Life Size Images to Street with ‘Uncategorized’

Posted August 13, 2013 at 10:00 am

Beginning this month, life-size photos by renowned photographer Chi Modu will grace walls in downtown Manhattan and Brooklyn.

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Firefly Bar on Spring Street is Out of Business

Posted May 21, 2013 at 6:40 am

The trifecta of likeminded bars near Spring and Lafayette – Spring Lounge, Gatsby’s, Firefly – is now a man down. Yes, the latter joint, Firefly, is no longer in the picture, having shuttered in recent weeks. 54 Spring Street is cleared out and leasing signs are hanging in the windows. Firefly was seemingly a bone […]

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Arsonist Sets Fatal 5-Alarm Fire in Little Italy, Now in Custody

Last modified January 11, 2013 at 5:49 pm

At roughly 6:42 pm this evening, a massive 5-alarm fire tore through 41 Spring Street in Little Italy (near Mulberry), killing one resident, inuring two civilians and seven firefighter