PPF Consignment Closing 168 Ludlow Store?

Posted on: November 17th, 2011 at 6:41 am by

The future is now the present, and the days of two-year-old PPF Consignment at 168 Ludlow Street appear firmly in the past.

There hasn’t been much in the way of activity at the trendy boutique-consignment shop in recent weeks.  Shuttered gates, an unaltered sandwich board in the window, and a crinkled announcement taped to the door are all that greet patrons.  Regarding the latter, PPF is apologizing for the inconvenience of closure, and promises to reopen the shop on November 1.  Here we are two weeks later and no change.

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Inspecting the simple letter more closely reveals that the date was whited out and changed in the recent past. We placed numerous calls to PPF Consignment in the interim period, all of which met with the operator message of a “temporary” disconnection. Doesn’t seem promising…

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