Botanica San Lazaro Evicted from 127 Rivington

Posted on: September 1st, 2011 at 6:09 am by

With the encroachment of trendy business on all fronts, there was always a legit concern for Botanica San Lazaro at 127 Rivington Street.  The small Spanish shop specialized in a variety of religious and mystical paraphernalia, including candles, statuary, amulets, and herbs thought to aid healing.  Not much demand for such operations these days, especially one just outside the Hell Square environs.  Ultimately, Botanica didn’t make it, and folded last week.  Game over.

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Last Thursday, the Marshal’s office paid a visit and seized possession of the premises. The eviction notice is taped to the gates for the duration.  Now accepting wagers on who the newest occupant will be.

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Meanwhile, the replacement might need to contend with a Botanica hex…

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