175 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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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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Fine Fare Serves as Battleground in City Council Fight for District 1

Last modified September 11, 2017 at 8:55 am

The Fine Fare supermarket on Clinton Street has become de-facto ground zero in the bid to unseat Margaret Chin from City Council. The District 1 incumbent is taking heat from three challengers, and this hub of retail activity – nestled amidst the Seward Park Co-op complex – is apparently the voter-rich battleground. Case in point, yesterday afternoon. […]

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Seward Park Co-op Building Had a Fire in its Boiler Room Yesterday [Updated]

Last modified May 22, 2017 at 3:39 pm

You may have noticed the extreme response of fire engines on Clinton Street yesterday morning, just outside Fine Fare. Apparently, there was a fire in the boiler room of Seward Park Co-op at 175 Clinton. No one was asked to evacuate, by FDNY or otherwise, but a few residents did so of their own volition […]

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Burglar Pulls Off $5K Heist at Fine Fare by Entering Through Rooftop AC Duct

Last modified March 28, 2017 at 11:18 pm

The 7th Precinct is looking for a burglar who stole approximately $5,000 in cash from the Fine Fare at 175 Clinton Street. According to cops, the perp being sought gained access to the supermarket through an air conditioning duct on the roof, and stole the money from a locked second floor office. The suspect was wearing […]

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Yankee Pitcher Ivan Nova Signed Autographs at Fine Fare Yesterday

Posted September 24, 2013 at 6:05 am

Ivan Nova, the Yankees’ best starting pitcher since the All-Star Break, dropped by the Fine Fare location on Clinton Street yesterday afternoon. His appearance transpired just one day after the baseball club held Mariano Rivera Day at Yankee Stadium to sign autographs and take pictures with some of his fans. The event at Fine Fare […]

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Fine Fare Overhauls Produce Department

Posted February 19, 2013 at 6:26 am

Fine Fare on Clinton Street needed to step up its game after the Pathmark competition closed for good back in December.

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Weekend Edition: June 19

Last modified June 27, 2012 at 1:11 am

[Photo Credit: Roey Ahram]

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Fine Fare at 175 Clinton to Receive Facelift

Posted May 24, 2011 at 6:40 am

Although the fare isn’t always as advertised, Fine Fare never denies what it is – an affordable everyday supermarket offering plenty of options at bargain-bin prices. The one-story grocer at 175 Clinton Street has managed to maintain its kitchy early-sixties retro feel, and is by no means antiseptic a-la Whole Foods.  But that’s all coming […]

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