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Booze is Now Flowing at ‘Beer Fridge’ on Essex Street

Posted August 16, 2017 at 5:00 am

Two weeks after its coming out party, booze is now flowing at Beer Fridge on Essex Street. The cubbyhole craft beer shop is officially open to the public. The store debuted at 41 Essex Street yesterday evening. As reported, customers can choose from a wide selection of local beers and snacks, plus a growler station […]

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The ‘Beer Fridge’ Brings Craft Beer and Growlers to Essex Street

Last modified August 4, 2017 at 10:53 am

The Beer Fridge is now open, offering craft beers and a growler station to lower Essex Street, just of Seward Park. Soft launch of the new dispensary was last night with a party presumably for friends and family. Turnaround from announcement to commencement was rather impressive. We first announced its arrival at 41 Essex Street […]

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‘The Beer Fridge’ will Stock Seward Park Area with Craft Beer

Posted July 7, 2017 at 9:33 am

First vaping, now boozing. In due course, the Seward Park area will soon welcome a new craft beer shop. Look out, Top Hops (and Malt & Mold). Something called the Beer Fridge is preparing to launch at 41 Essex Street, former home of the ill-fated Cigar & Vape. The latter bodega closed back in February after […]

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‘Cigar & Vape’ Smoked Out of Essex Street After a Year in Business

Posted February 15, 2017 at 5:08 am

Cigar & Vape is gone, smoked out of Essex Street in swift time. The smoke shop-cum-bodega at 41 Essex lasted barely a year at this store before shuttering. News of its closure isn’t quite surprising, though. We’ve come across a pretty steady stream of real estate listings over the last few months pimping this 400 […]

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New ‘Cigar and Vape’ Shop Announced for 41 Essex Street

Posted December 4, 2015 at 5:13 am

​These kitschy vape shops are multiplying faster than a batch of mogwai in a swimming pool. The fad has led to several such outposts on the Lower East Side, most recently the VapeYa shop on Orchard Street in Hell Square. Next to hop on the bandwagon is a smoke shop called “Cigar and Vape,” coming […]

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Essex Street’s Big Apple Boxes Quietly Folds

Posted August 21, 2015 at 5:18 am

Big Apple Boxes quietly folded a couple weeks ago. The space was cleared and vacated without explanation. When we called about the closure at the time, the owner (presumably) told us that the store was temporarily closed for “inventory.” That it would reopen in the coming days. False. Tombstone leasing signage now holds court at […]

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