Big Apple Boxes

‘Cigar & Vape’ Smoked Out of Essex Street After a Year in Business

Posted February 15, 2017 at 5:08 am

Cigar & Vape is gone, smoked out of Essex Street in swift time. The smoke shop-cum-bodega at 41 Essex lasted barely a year at this store before shuttering. News of its closure isn’t quite surprising, though. We’ve come across a pretty steady stream of real estate listings over the last few months pimping this 400 […]

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Big Apple Boxes Reopens with New Name at 34 Ludlow Street

Posted January 27, 2016 at 10:13 am

​Big Apple Boxes lives, albeit with new name and location. You’ll recall that the business vacated 41 Essex Street back in August. Quietly folding. A new smoke-shop-slash-bodega opened in its stead. But Big Apple Box eventually found a new home right around the corner at 34 Ludlow Street. A much bigger location, at that. They […]

Essex Street’s Big Apple Boxes Quietly Folds

Posted August 21, 2015 at 5:18 am

Big Apple Boxes quietly folded a couple weeks ago. The space was cleared and vacated without explanation. When we called about the closure at the time, the owner (presumably) told us that the store was temporarily closed for “inventory.” That it would reopen in the coming days. False. Tombstone leasing signage now holds court at […]

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