Spring Street

Samy Mahfar Slapped with Stop-Work Order for Illegal Gas System at 22 Spring Street

Last modified April 3, 2015 at 9:46 am

It would appear that the Department of Buildings is on a defensive, yet proactive footing in the wake of the deadly explosion on Second Avenue last week. Allegedly tampering with gas lines at 22 Spring Street is proving problematic for SMA Equities (aka Samy Mahfar), yet potentially dangerous for tenants. In a swift follow-up to […]

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Samy Mahfar was Issued Violations for Illegal ‘Gas Tapping’ at 22 Spring Street

Posted March 30, 2015 at 9:20 am

Of all the SMA Equities properties netting negative news lately, 22 Spring Street hasn’t even appeared as a blip on the proverbial radar. Until now, at least. The Little Italy tenement (near Elizabeth) is a recent acquisition, purchased by controversial landlord Samy Mahfar in October of last year for $8.5 million. It’s the same old […]

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Fire-Scorched Pinkberry on Spring Street Melts into Oblivion

Posted January 22, 2015 at 5:10 am

There’s some bloodletting to report on the faddy fro-yo front today. Two downtown locations of Pinkberry are apparently donezo. First. The embattled outpost at 41 Spring Street – which reopened six months ago after a fire-forced hiatus – just papered its windows and is no longer in service. Its business phone line is also terminated, […]

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Birdbath Bakery is Opening a New Location on Spring Street in Little Italy

Last modified November 11, 2014 at 9:25 am

Melbourne-based Crumpler closed its minuscule retail operation on Spring Street back in September. The store functioned there for a decade. Well, it didn’t take too long for the landlord to score a replacement. Ladies and germs, Birdbath Green Bakery is opening its eighth city location here at in the coming weeks. Birdbath signed the lease […]

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Bartrendr App at It Again with ‘NYC’s Only Bar for On-Duty Pilots’ Stunt

Posted October 22, 2014 at 6:00 am

That fake bar for pregnant women isn’t the only controversial PR stunt Bartrendr has up its collective sleeve. The bar-finding mobile app is at it again with another faux-pax advert on Spring Street. The commercial unit at 59 Spring is currently masquerading as Black Box, “NYC’s only bar for on duty pilots.” Don’t be fooled, […]

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Showtime’s ‘The Affair’ is Filming in Little Italy Today

Last modified September 24, 2014 at 9:08 am

Remember Agent McNulty from The Wire? Well, it’s quite possible that he’ll be in Little Italy today filming scenes for a new Showtime series called The Affair. The standard “no parking” signs currently dot the neighborhood for the shooting activities. The new program stars Dominic West, Joshua Jackson, and Maura Tierney. The New York Times […]

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Rumored Kardashian Complex at 63 Spring Street is Cited for LPC Violations

Last modified September 18, 2014 at 12:23 pm

With a new ground floor business in Ricky’s NYC, 63 Spring Street is now paying for it. The building resides in the SoHo Cast Iron Historic District, and the landlord apparently implemented several upgrades to the facade without the necessary permission from the Landmarks Preservation Commission. Owner Jack Terzi – who acquired the property for $15 […]

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The Crumpler Store on Spring Street in Little Italy is Kaput

Posted September 18, 2014 at 5:33 am

Crumpler is pulling the plug on its minuscule retail outpost in Little Italy. The Melbourne-born company has maintained a presence at 45 Spring Street for a decade, but a recent visit revealed a leasing sign in the front window. Javis Realty from Long Island is brokering the property, but there isn’t any hard data just […]

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Ricky’s Opens ‘Urgent Beauty Care’ Pop-Up at the Kardashian Complex on Spring Street

Posted September 16, 2014 at 6:08 am

Temporary Ricky’s Halloween stores are taking over downtown this autumnal season. Two have sprouted on the Lower East Side in as many weeks at 250 East Houston and 104 Delancey. Now another branded pop-up is slated for a high-profile corner property that’s been in the gossip rags recently. Stop by 63 Spring Street (at Lafayette) […]

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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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