New Bodega Opens in Joon Cleaners Space on East Broadway

Posted on: October 6th, 2015 at 5:19 am by
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​The former Joon Cleaners at 219 East Broadway finally has a replacement, three years after the death of its owner. Those evergreen leasing signs above the storefront were deposed weeks ago, as a new bodega is set to open here.

Behind that new security gate system, ownership had gradually prepared the space; shelving is now stocked and ready to go. Debut is reportedly later today.

We are told that the bodega has its roots further east in what was previously the Big Apple Grocery & Deli at the corner of Montgomery Street. That newish convenience store shuttered a year ago, and its footprint quickly converted to luxury retail. The space is now pitched to as a prime location for trendy businesses.

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This particular nook of the neighborhood is well served with bodegas. There’s the Loho Gourmet Deli down the block at Henry Street, and another replacement for the Town Deli, which had closed earlier this summer for renovations.

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