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Bank of America Plants itself Beside Destroyed Sunshine Cinema

Posted October 11, 2019 at 5:03 am

With a commercial office building rising on the ashes of the Sunshine Cinema, it’s no wonder that a retail bank is moving in next door. Bank of America is planting itself in the long-fallow shop at the southwest corner of East Houston and Eldridge Streets. Work permits on file with the Department of Buildings give […]

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Supercash and Pay-O-Matic in the Neighborhood

Posted December 3, 2010 at 6:07 am

Two neighborhood check-cashing stores were recently gobbled up and rolled into larger corporate conglomerates.  And with these changes, new in-your-face signage. First up is 115 Essex Street. The former Money Centers is now a superfly Supercash outpost.  Together with the neighboring Sunflower Video shop, this piece of Essex is a solid reminder of the old […]