Prince Street

Delicatessen Replacement, La Pecora Bianca, Sets up on Prince Street

Posted September 10, 2020 at 5:02 am

Outdoor dining is still heating up even with Governor Cuomo’s announcement yesterday to allow indoor dining at 25% capacity. For La Pecora Bianca, which replaced Delicatessen on Prince Street, the heat is here. Lamps, that is. What appear to be kerosene heaters are now in place outside the new restaurant. While the exterior of La […]

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Sixteen Years on, Quality Mending Bids Farewell to Prince Street with a Blue Cap Salute

Last modified June 24, 2020 at 10:44 am

Vintage clothing shop, Quality Mending, is moving on from Prince Street with a Blue Cap salute to the neighborhood, as well as one last artwall project that they hope will inspire the community to get out the vote and, as their new project promotes, #BlueHatsforChange. Like many long-standing small businesses around the city, Quality Mending owner Oliver […]

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McNally Jackson Shutters its Stores over COVID-19, Lays off Staff (Temporarily)

Posted March 20, 2020 at 5:06 am

Another local purveyor is down for the count, thanks to COVID-19. All four McNally Jackson locations are now closed to foot traffic for business. The popular bookstore recently made the decision to temporarily lay off employees, making them eligible for unemployment, while also maintaining (and possibly extending) health insurance for staff members. They announced the […]

‘Bulletin Broads’ Feminist Boutique Quits Prince Street

Posted February 18, 2020 at 5:06 am

Update your bulletin board. The Bulletin Broads are through with Prince Street. The Brooklyn-based store and feminist collective lasted about three years at 27 Prince before its recent shutter. A poster taped to the window bids farewell to the neighborhood and spins the news. “Peace out, Nolita, it’s been real,” it reads. And also, that […]

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That Bumble Wine Bar isn’t Coming to Prince Street, After All

Posted January 10, 2020 at 5:03 am

Turns out Bumble won’t be opening a coffee-wine bar in Little Italy, after all. A landlord representative from 47 Prince Street disputed our story this week, and noted that Bumble is apparently no longer poised to open its 70-seat Brew concept. Even though the popular dating app previously signed the lease on the space, and […]

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Big Apple Removed from Atop Prince Street as Bumble Dating App Readies New ‘Brew’ Bar

Last modified January 9, 2020 at 10:52 am

[Updated below] Nearly two years after Miss Paradis announced “renovations” and shut down altogether, its token rooftop apple is gone. The enormous fruit atop 47 Prince Street came down shortly before the holidays in anticipation of Bumble Brew, the dating app’s foray into nightlife. Team Charlie Bird (i.e. Delicious Hospitality) is behind this corporate collaboration, […]

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La Pecora Bianca to Open Another Outpost at Former Delicatessen Space on Prince Street

Posted October 17, 2019 at 5:00 am

Delicatessen shuttered suddenly last month after eleven years in Little Italy. However, its demise is actually months in the making, and with a big-name takeover on the way, to boot. The 2,000 square-foot corner space at 265 Lafayette (aka 54 Prince) is to become the third Manhattan outpost of La Pecora Bianca. And renovations are […]

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‘Delicatessen’ Shuttered Suddenly Yesterday After 11 Years on Prince Street

Last modified September 12, 2019 at 9:50 am

After eleven years situated at the nexus of SoHo and Little Italy, Delicatessen and its Macbar sibling, closed suddenly yesterday morning. Many longtime breakfast regulars were stunned by the closure. Delicatessen, a 2,000 square-foot faux deli, debuted in the summer of 2008 as an extension of Chelsea’s Cafeteria. It was a cacophonous hotspot out of the gate, and […]

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Charlie Bird Sommelier Eyes Prince Street for New Venture

Posted June 4, 2019 at 5:06 am

Almost a year and a half after Miss Paradis declared renovations and shut down altogether, another applicant for 47 Prince Street. This time, one with much local clout. Public records indicate that Charlie Bird sommelier Grant Reynolds is on tap to bring a new establishment to the northwest corner of Mulberry Street. The requisite notices […]

The Remodeled DeSalvio Playground ‘Unofficially’ Debuts

Last modified February 26, 2019 at 2:24 pm

Six months after our last status report, DeSalvio Playground in Little Italy is now reactivated. Unofficially. Even though the Parks Department hasn’t yet cut the ribbon on the remodeled park space, scrappy locals are already enjoying the amenities. Word on the street is that city employees over the weekend accidentally opened the gates too early. […]

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