7-Eleven

Grand Street 7-Eleven Closes Tomorrow

Posted August 30, 2018 at 5:07 am

The 7-Eleven outside the Seward Park Co-op on Grand Street is at the end of its life. Five years later, the franchisees have terminated their lease, and will close down for good tomorrow (August 31). Co-op management, which owns the one-story commercial strip, confirmed the closure to us earlier this month. Apparently, 7-Eleven corporate guaranteed […]

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7-Eleven is Closing Down After 5 Years on Grand Street

Last modified August 14, 2018 at 8:47 am

On the Lower East Side, one chain breaks as two more are forged. Word on the street is that the Seward Park franchise of 7-Eleven is folding. A tipster sent along this image showing the fire sale of 75% off goods in-store at 403 Grand Street. Charles H. Greenthal (management) confirmed that it’ll close on […]

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Dunkin Donuts’ Noisy HVAC Units on 14th Street Driving Neighbors Crazy

Last modified October 17, 2014 at 8:59 am

7-Eleven netted mainstream coverage a couple weeks ago for the wrong reasons. Since opening the controversial Alphabet City location on Avenue A last year, neighbors have been kept awake at all hours with its overactive air conditioning and refrigeration units. The narrative quickly became the type of grassroots story that eventually made it to the […]

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Neighbors Fear a 7-Eleven Might Happen at the Corner of Rivington and Pitt

Last modified March 16, 2018 at 8:35 am

Put your guard up. Rumor has it that 7-Eleven might be coming to the eastern terminus of Rivington Street. A concerned reader emailed us this weekend, explaining that construction work is currently underway in the commercial space at the corner of Pitt Street. Estevez Supermarket shuttered over six months ago after several violations of selling […]

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Community Workshop Against ‘Formula Retail’ Stores in the East Village is Tomorrow Night

Posted November 18, 2013 at 10:00 am

The East Village and Lower East Side are organizing to fight “Formula Retail,” which is simply a euphemism for chain stores. We’ve already seen it with the highly-vocal “No 7-Eleven” grassroots organization that first rallied to oppose a 7-Eleven at 500 East Eleventh Street (Avenue A). Tomorrow evening, the East Village Community Coalition is hosting […]

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7-Eleven Opens Seward Park Outpost at 403 Grand

Posted August 9, 2013 at 6:10 am

It’s here. Jump for joy. The Seward Park 7-Eleven became a lightning rod issue in May 2012, when the co-op board, which owns the retail strip, was on the verge of inking a ten-year lease. Residents rebelled, arguing that there was little benefit to hosting this national chain here. Ultimately the board approved, and after a […]

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Signage for 7-Eleven at 403 Grand Street

Posted July 22, 2013 at 10:10 am

The Seward Park 7-Eleven is almost delivered. Identification is now on premise, and the interior is nearly complete.

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Dunkin’ Donuts Moving Into 351 Grand Street

Posted July 10, 2013 at 5:27 am

Seward Park got its 7-Eleven (i.e. in progress), but Dunkin’ Donuts never really gave up the fight.

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7-Eleven Plans ‘Community Input Event’ Regarding Seward Park Location

Posted June 27, 2013 at 6:10 am

7-Eleven muscled its way into Seward Park and now wants to play nice with the neighbors.

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GEM Super Value Store Returning to Delancey

Posted June 5, 2013 at 6:10 am

When Children’s Place vacated the Loews Delancey building at the corner of Suffolk Street two years ago, the rather large commercial footprint was carved into two separate spaces.

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