Genesis Bridal Shop

Two Years Later, Rent Hike Refugee ‘Genesis Bridal Shop’ Closes Down

Posted February 9, 2017 at 5:09 am

Genesis Bridal Shop, a mom-and-pop shop on the Lower East Side since 1983, closed its most recent headquarters not too long ago. It held down a retail presence at 309 East Houston Street since May 2015 under the updated moniker of Genesis Party Supplies. As is often the case, though, the move was not hospitable. Indeed, […]

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The Genesis Bridal Shop Finds a New Home on East Houston Street

Posted May 20, 2015 at 9:22 am

The Genesis Bridal Shop, a local stalwart on the block since 1983, officially departed 97 Clinton Street last week. As you might guess, the family-owned store succumbed to the escalating real estate pressures plaguing so much of the neighborhood these days. The landlord jacked the rent to more than double the current amount, making it […]

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Genesis Bridal Shop on Clinton Street Falls Prey to Rent Hike

Posted May 12, 2015 at 5:17 am

Clinton Street is undergoing a seismic shift. It’s true that this area of the Lower East Side has been a foodie destination for years, due its designation as a restaurant row of sorts. But the gentrification of the blocks above Delancey seems to be accelerating at a clip. And it’ll only worsen with the advent […]

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