251 Mulberry Street

‘Mulberry Market’ Revises Opening Date in Little Italy to Early April

Posted March 14, 2019 at 5:05 am

Mulberry Market did not open last month in Little Italy as previously disclosed. Worksite chatter indicates that the launch date was instead pushed back to “early April.” The new supermarket is apparently a “family business” that is years in the making. It replaces the decades-old MET Food, which was unable to negotiate favorable lease terms […]

Filed Under

‘Mulberry Market’ Might Open Next Month in Little Italy

Posted January 16, 2019 at 5:06 am

While attention has been hyper-focused on the drama of McNally Jackson Books and its fate on Prince Street (staying put, as reported), it’s appropriate to revisit the adjacent grocery store space around the corner at 251 Mulberry. Interior fit-out of the upscale Mulberry Market is still ongoing. Yet, an opening date is nigh. Sleuthing reveals […]

Filed Under

‘Mulberry Market’ Artisanal Grocer Replaces Former Met Foods in Little Italy

Posted April 30, 2018 at 5:03 am

The former home of Met Foodmarket in Little Italy has been dormant since its closure in December 2016. For twenty-five years, this affordable supermarket served the neighborhood. Another grocery is on the way. However, as suspected, it’s of the gourmet variety. (There was previous chatter pointing toward Food Bazaar, but that proved unfounded.) Mulberry Market will […]

Filed Under

Is ‘Food Bazaar Supermarket’ Coming to Former Met Foods on Mulberry Street? [Updated]

Last modified April 4, 2018 at 11:24 pm

[Updated below] The Met Food market on Mulberry Street closed forever back in December, capping a twenty-five year tenancy in Little Italy for the owner-siblings. Neighbors initially cried foul at the loss of a friendly, low-cost option in an area starved of such services. There were also simultaneous fears that a high-end grocery would take […]

Filed Under

Met Foods Closes this Saturday After 25 Years in Little Italy

Last modified December 29, 2016 at 8:15 am

Twin leasing banners have spanned the Met Foodmarket storefront since October, as we were the first to report. Now closure is palpable. The Mulberry Street supermarket will close forever at the end of business on Saturday, capping a twenty-five year tenancy in Little Italy. A farewell sign in the windows thanks “valued customers” for their patronage […]

Filed Under

After More Two Decades, Met Food’s Little Italy Grocery is on its Way Out

Posted October 7, 2016 at 5:00 am

Their number was just called. The long-running Met Foodmarket grocery store at the southwest corner of Prince and Mulberry Streets is not long for this world. That much is blatantly clear with a series of leasing banners now stretched across the facade of the market, acting as token tombstone signage. According to the retail listing – the […]

Filed Under