Giuseppe Uomo Calling it Quits

Posted on: August 19th, 2009 at 6:06 am by

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More sad news to report.  Another Orchard Street haberdasher is calling it quits – Giuseppe Uomo at #130, mere steps away from the recently shuttered Bonnie’s. Draped insultingly across its maroon awning is the tell-tale evidence.  The 1,600-square-foot store, which specializes in “high fashion for men,” is currently having a fire sale on all its remaining inventory.  Everything must go so that the rent can be jacked for the new tenant.  Even though the listing price is “negotiable,” you can bet landlords will charge a pretty penny to operate in the iconic S. Beckenstein building.  After all, one of the main selling points on the one sheet is “electric grit.”  Whatever that means.

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The once-proud bargain district continues its gradual demise into the history books.  With this latest fatality, there will be one less vendor selling goods during the Sunday pedestrian mall.

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