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Whole Foods Bowery Replaces its Beer Room with ‘Coffee Bar’

Posted April 18, 2017 at 5:00 am

As part of its overarching effort to liven it up and rebrand, the ten-year-old Whole Foods Bowery just closed their enormous beer room. The store ended operations yesterday, but won’t stay empty long. The food emporium is about to impart an “exciting new coffee bar” in the space. Whole Foods is certainly going through all sorts of changes of […]

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Whole Foods Bowery Unveils its New Bakery Entrance

Posted March 28, 2017 at 5:07 am

Ten years later, the once-controversial Whole Foods Bowery is trying to spruce things up a bit. After all, it’s (ironically) located in a bland building deemed bad for our collective mental health. You’ve probably seen that much of the first floor is an active construction zone. The new bakery, under renovations since early February, debuted […]

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Apparently the Junkies and Bowery Bums are Annoying Patrons at Whole Foods

Posted January 16, 2017 at 5:00 am

For years, the second floor of the Bowery Whole Foods has been a veritable hangout for all walks of life, from the upper crust to the homeless and downtrodden. Specifically the area around the corner from the artisanal cafe counters – on the Chrystie Street front – which houses a gaggle of tables and chairs. […]

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Bowery Whole Foods Opens ‘BBQ’ Sandwich Shop to Replace Yuji Ramen

Posted October 17, 2014 at 6:10 am

Popular fast-casual food stand, Yuji Ramen, vacated the Bowery Whole Foods over the summer. Chef-owner Yuji Haraguchi pulled the plug and decided to combine the concept into his new Williamsburg restaurant Okonomi. Its departure left a vacancy on the second floor, which was just recently filled. Whole Foods vertically integrated, and installed its “latest food […]

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Visual Artists Sought for Pop-Up Gallery Inside Bowery Whole Foods

Posted July 23, 2014 at 6:08 am

The Lower East Side BID is joining forces with the Bowery Whole Foods to create a pop-up gallery on its second floor. Submissions are currently sought from “visual artists” who have some connection to the neighborhood. A “community” panel will then choose five winners from the pack, whose work will appear inside the grocery for […]

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Thieves Hold Up Whole Foods Bowery Employees for $60K

Last modified March 28, 2017 at 11:19 pm

Three employees at the Bowery Whole Foods were held up Sunday night at gunpoint near a second floor office. According to an initial report in the New York Post, and followed up by NBC News, the trio was transporting roughly $26,000 $60,000 in cash across the supermarket floor at around 10pm using shopping carts. Two thieves, […]

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Lady of Grand’s Pick of the Week: Yuji Ramen

Last modified August 24, 2013 at 9:46 pm

Many publications have already taken notice, but many people I have spoken to are still unaware of what’s happening upstairs in Whole Foods Bowery.

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Jamba Juice Outpost Opens at the Bowery Whole Foods

Posted July 11, 2013 at 6:00 am

The familiar conical signage was installed in the second floor windows of the Bowery Whole Foods last month.

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Chin Spurs Crackdown on Downtown Food Vendors

Posted February 28, 2013 at 6:17 am

One week ago, at the behest of Councilwoman Margaret Chin, the DOH cleaned house in SoHo.

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Breaking: Fire Forces Evacuation of Whole Foods Bowery [Updated]

Last modified January 13, 2013 at 8:50 pm

Shortly before 5 pm this evening, a fire sparked inside the Whole Foods on the Bowery. Crowds are now gathered outside the supermarket while firefighters resolve the situation. We are told that the alarms sounded, sprinklers promptly activated, and customers forced to drop their baskets to be escorted out. UPDATE 8:24 pm: Whole Foods confirms […]

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