249 Broome Street

Under New Ownership, Rebranded 249 Broome Street Now Has Some ‘Sparkle’

Posted February 13, 2017 at 9:56 am

Hell Square retailer Yaf Sparkle has a new home south of the Delancey divide, one that’s seen quite a bit of activity, both physical and legal, in the last year. Under new ownership, 249 Broome Street emerged from its extended renovation period a couple months ago. The result is a rebranded property – upscaled, you […]

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After $12.3M Sale, Longtime Chinese Laundromat Forced from 249-251 Broome Street

Posted May 24, 2016 at 5:17 am

The reliable Sun Kwong Laundromat at 251 Broome Street was given its marching orders last week. Alas, its final day serving the neighborhood is tomorrow (May 25). There is a sign on the front door alerting patrons that the business lost their lease. The laundromat kept the area in clean clothes for more than a decade, and […]

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Twin Tenements at 249-251 Broome Street Sell for $12.3M

Posted January 5, 2016 at 10:22 am

It’s one of about a dozen unique tenements on the nearly untouched stretch of Broome Street, between Orchard and Ludlow. From the exterior perspective, most of the buildings on this block are intact (except for the southwest corner of Ludlow), feeding into the “museum block” feel spearheaded by the Tenement Museum. Yet that doesn’t stop […]

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Zest Nearly Open at 249 Broome Street

Posted August 3, 2012 at 6:17 am

Pay no attention to the shit-brown awning and flag that still carry the Papaya Food branding at 249 Broome Street. Those days are gone. In due course, Zest will try its luck at this address.

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Zest Replacing Papaya at 249 Broome Street

Posted June 18, 2012 at 6:18 am

Looks like some monosyllabic competition is in the works for this stretch of Broome.

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Papaya Food Now Open at 249 Broome Street

Posted December 12, 2011 at 6:09 am

Papaya Food officially opened its doors at 249 Broome Street over the weekend. Details after the jump!

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Coming Soon: Papaya Food at 249 Broome

Posted November 29, 2011 at 6:42 am

The Chinese bodega at 249 Broome Street was but a blip on the neighborhood map. For just over four months, the small-time grocer offered a wide shelves of mostly imported product.

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New Chinese Bodega at 249 Broome Street

Posted May 17, 2011 at 6:09 am

Between La Barra, Miss Lonelyhearts, Casanis, et al, storefront turnover on Broome Street between Orchard and Ludlow has been pretty high of late.