24 Rutgers Street

In Which an LES Dollar Store Becomes Host to ‘Bookshop’ for Badlands Unlimited

Posted February 10, 2016 at 9:23 am

The non-descript Y.P. dollar store on Rutgers Street is what you might expect. A below-grade discount shop that stocks all the usual Chinatown essentials, from toiletries to secrond-rate electronic components. And, as of last week, books from publisher Badlands Unlimited. Mr. and Mrs. Yu have operated Y.P. for years. It’s a reliable standby on the […]

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Stores on East 4th Vulnerable to Cooper Square MHA Tax Hike; Keshav Music Departs to Rutgers Street

Posted January 16, 2014 at 5:44 am

The music is no longer playing at 67 East Fourth Street. Within the last few weeks, Keshav Music Imports shuttered and relocated way south to 24 Rutgers. A handwritten note directs customers to the new, much larger (900 square-feet) Lower East Side outpost. There’s a much deeper story here on Fourth Street, though. One that […]

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