Clinton Street

At the New Metro Acres on Clinton Street, Traces of a Long Lost Supermarket

Posted November 14, 2019 at 5:00 am

Back in June, news dropped that Fine Fare would cease operations at 175 Clinton Street, and that City Acres Market was opening. Now, the transition to the locals-branded Metro Acres is nearly complete. Change abounds inside the supermarket where everything is getting a tune-up, from aisles and signage, to the product itself. Notably, though, workers […]

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‘Three Times’ to Charm Clinton Street with Chinese Food

Posted September 25, 2019 at 5:00 am

Will Three Times be the charm for 90 Clinton Street? For the last two years, the ground floor remained a dusty dormancy. No longer. A new Chinese restaurant is poised to open here next month. Marquee signage for Three Times arrived this month, signaling the next phase of this commercial space. Interior build-out is also […]

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Man Mugged at Knifepoint Outside Clinton Street Pawn Shop

Posted September 16, 2019 at 5:03 am

A man was mugged at knifepoint outside a Clinton Street pawn shop last Tuesday, police said. The victim was reportedly attacked by six crooks, described as African American males, while trying to sell his Juul vape pen to his friend. It all happened outside the pawn shop at 101 Clinton Street. The suspects – one […]

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Marshal Seizes Year-Old ‘Bricia Cafe’ on Clinton Street

Posted August 28, 2019 at 5:04 am

In news that shouldn’t quite surprise, Bricia Cafe, situated at the southwest corner of Clinton and Rivington Streets is kaput. It lasted one year. Like many new establishments in the neighborhood, Bricia spent more time behind the boards than in business. Its branded canopy teased an opening that didn’t arrive until a year after installation […]

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66 Clinton Street Sees New Life as 8-Story Luxury Development

Posted August 22, 2019 at 5:04 am

Two months ago, New Life of New York City sold its flagship building at 66 Clinton Street and relocated to Alphabet City. Next up, luxury living. Just last month, the nascent landowners – Vault Development and TLM Equities – filed paperwork with Department of Buildings for the new development. Set to rise eight stories, the […]

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Flowers (and Other Things) for Clinton Street

Posted August 6, 2019 at 5:04 am

It was once one of the scruffiest addresses on Clinton Street. Now, the five-story tenement at number 84 adds a touch of floral to its retail ranks. Serial Lower East Side business owner Bill Fraser – the man behind Flowers on Essex and Flowers Cafe – is helming another related project. This time at Clinton […]

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Hilltop Bicycles Announces First NYC Store at Essex Crossing

Posted July 11, 2019 at 5:00 am

First banks, now bikes. Such is the retail trajectory at The Goldin building in Essex Crossing (aka Site 6). In the same week that saw window teaser signage for Wells Fargo, Hilltop hoisted an announcement of its own at Clinton and Broome. It, too, is coming soon. Hilltop Bicycles is a New Jersey-based store that […]

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Essex Crossing Signs its First Bank (Wells Fargo)

Posted July 9, 2019 at 5:05 am

More development, more retail banks. Indeed, Wells Fargo is the first bank to plant a flag in the billion-dollar Essex Crossing development. Teaser signage in the windows advertises the forthcoming arrival at The Goldin senior living center (aka Site 6). The token bank branch is set to occupy the entire corner of Clinton and Broome […]

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City Acres Market Takes Over Fine Fare on Clinton Street

Posted June 10, 2019 at 5:00 am

Fine Fare on Clinton Street is no more. The City Acres Market, which operates outposts in the Financial District and Brooklyn, is opening here on the Lower East Side. In a communique sent to residents last week, the Seward Park Co-op board of directors announced the change in tenancy. (The cooperative is the landlord.) Metro Acres […]

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‘New Life’ Building on Clinton Street Sold for $8.7M, Luxury Development up Next

Posted May 14, 2019 at 5:03 am

Not surprisingly, the nonprofit New Life of New York City did sell its building on Clinton Street for a princely sum before relocating to Alphabet City. And more luxury is on the way. The three-story, 4,340-square-foot property and vacant lot at 66 Clinton were together scooped up by Vault Development and TLM Equities. Demolition is […]

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