The Sweet Ones Evicted from 132 Allen Street

Posted on: June 30th, 2010 at 6:33 am by

Vintage boutique newcomer The Sweet Ones opened at 132 Allen back in early November.  Seven months later, it’s now in trouble with the city.

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Roughly two weeks ago, an eviction notice was plastered on the red front door.  Behind the shuttered security gates and glass, the situation is just as dire.  The space is a mess, with sundries scattered haphazardly.  Their window junk is gone, and the white-frosted store lettering all but erased.

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The proprietor, Alyssa Pallett, wrote the following post on her blog, dated June 18:

We don’t have money for rent or electricity. That’s it for the circus this year. So it’s over, not even a season.
…my circus dreams, just memories ten years from now. “And the trapeze artist breaks her neck”. On the last night no one shows up, you play like fools, and I fly around the ring like a dumb chicken. And then I’m a waitress again.

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