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September Wines Might Not be on Stanton Street Much Longer [Updated]

Last modified November 20, 2017 at 11:16 pm

[Updated Below] The Lower East Side appears poised to lose one of its cherished businesses in the coming months. Hell Square is eating its own. September Wines & Spirits – the local mom-and-pop situated at Ludlow and Stanton Streets – might soon depart the neighborhood after more than a dozen years on the block. There […]

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To Live in a Tiny Lofted Studio Behind this LES Gallery

Posted July 21, 2017 at 5:17 am

Behind the non-descript MAW gallery on Henry Street is a cramped cubbyole studio. And it can now be yours. It appears that the gallery listed the 300 square-foot studio on Craigslist, and currently seeks transient tenants. The furnished apartment features a lofted bed, futon, “exposed brick and a minimalist design.” There is also a doorway […]

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

Last modified October 17, 2017 at 10:54 pm

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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