Block Headwear Opens at 89 East Houston

Posted on: May 9th, 2012 at 6:42 am by

Block on the block.  Headwear, that is.

Indeed, the metal security gates were finally lifted for good at 89 East Houston Street, where Block Headwear is now sitting pretty after a few months in exile.  The custom hat store vacated 10 Prince Street back in January, and spent the interim period readying this new space.

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We stopped by yesterday, and it seemed business as usual. This corner of the Lower East Side has a healthy amount of pavement pounding, due in large part to Pulino’s and Tony Goldman’s graffiti wall. Former beauty shop occupant Georgia had trouble converting this traffic into sales, though, and shuttered last October.

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