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Shuttered ‘Sunrise Glass & Aluminum Warehouse’ Anchoring Allen Street is Under Renovation

Posted April 21, 2017 at 5:13 am

Sunrise Glass & Aluminum, the anchor occupant at the corner of Allen and Broome Streets (aka Hy Genee Way), lost the fight last year. It’s now out of business, a fact signaled by the significant store remodeling underway. The letters spelling “GLASS” down the facade of 91 Allen Street were removed, and now a corner-hugging sidewalk […]

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It Appears ‘Mazeish’ is Eyeing an Exit from Rivington Street

Posted March 21, 2017 at 5:09 am

Mazeish Grill on Rivington Street is looking for a way out, it appears. Just over two years after opening in the former Pok Pok Phat Thai space, new real estate listings are surfacing. The self-proclaimed “Persian Mediterranean grill,” which debuted in December 2014, is now on the market for $5,000 in rent, plus unspecified (yet […]

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Long-Running ‘Clinton Supermarket’ Put on the Market for $24K

Posted December 20, 2016 at 5:00 am

One commercial anchor of upper Clinton Street is reaching a dead end. The Chinese-leaning Clinton Supermarket – on the block for more than a decade – just hit the market last week. Meaning, another lifeblood for locals is set to disappear. Indeed, a real estate listing popped up on Craigslist a few days ago for the […]

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xCubicle Game Repair Shop is Downsizing After 9 Years on Essex Street [Updated]

Last modified July 6, 2016 at 3:48 pm

To be honest, we had just begun jotting notes about the zig-zag of gaming-related businesses below Delancey Street. Anchored by longtime repair shop xCubicle at 25 Essex Street, the area spawned two like-minded operations in recent years. Gamer’s Paradise at 21 Ludlow and Xeno Zero at 24 Orchard. Alas, it’s now A period of transition […]

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Retail Space at Annabelle Selldorf’s Bowery Condo Hits the Market

Posted June 28, 2016 at 5:13 am

It took five days after sales went live this month for a buyer to snap up the 4,000 square-foot penthouse atop Annabelle Selldorf’s 13-story Bowery condo. The literal crown jewel is currently under contract for a whopping $17 million, which annihilates records for the area. Two weeks later, the 8,439 square-foot retail space in the base […]

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East Broadway Mall Beneath the Bridge Hopes to ‘Revitalize’ Space with New Direction

Last modified June 14, 2016 at 10:17 am

A bastion of Chinese commerce will soon undergo a seismic shift. The southerly East Broadway Mall beneath the Manhattan Bridge is getting a “character” makeover. In a move to help “recreate” its identity, an entire floor of the northside facility is now up for grabs. In particular, we are now seeing listings that pitch the whole […]

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‘Empanadas, Son’ Pulls the Plug on Delancey Street Restaurant

Posted June 7, 2016 at 5:12 am

Much like the ill-fated dollar pizzeria predecessor at 174 Delancey Street, the concept that followed the same trajectory. Empanadas, Son! Brooklyn-born Walter Binger debuted the late-night Argentinean take-out joint in March 2015. However, given its foothold so far east on Delancey Street – right at the entrance to the Williamsburg Bridge – the establishment seemed […]

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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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VK Nagrani Transforms Bowery Coffee Space into New ‘Lodge’ at 87 East Houston

Posted May 4, 2016 at 5:00 am

One vintage purveyor is traded for another at 87 East Houston Street. Bowery Coffee and its sister antique shop B4 It Was Cool both bit the dust back in January 2015. Rent hike was the likely culprit, with one barista telling us at the time that the business “was no longer economically feasible.” Listings in the […]

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Wise Men Bar Apparently Seeks Buyer for Bowery Space

Posted March 9, 2016 at 9:27 am

From the outset, the Wise Men was pitched as “New York’s fastest growing neighborhood finally gets its local late-night spot.” Now, three years into its lease on the Bowery, ownership is apparently looking for an exit. The speakeasy-ish bar – founded by photographer Danielle Levitt, S Magazine creative director Christina Chin, and restaurant industry vet Caroleyn […]

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