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Shooting on Allen Street Injures Man Who Stumbles into BonBon Candy Shop

Posted September 1, 2021 at 5:05 am

A man was shot and injured during a dispute on Allen Street Sunday night. According to police, the 43-year-old victim was shot by another man in the lobby of a building near Delancey Street at around 9:20pm. The victim then stumbled into the BonBon candy shop while clutching an apparent gunshot wound in the upper […]

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‘Grand Street Pizza’ for Seward Park

Posted May 21, 2021 at 5:00 am

Pizza is in bloom at a former flower shop on Grand Street. The aptly named Grand Street Pizza is headed to 384 Grand Street, which previously housed an iteration of Flowers on Essex (later moved to Clinton Street). Principals Ian Glazer and Robert Persson are behind the new slice spot. The latter is a Lower […]

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Candy Store Sets the Grass on Allen Street

Posted June 24, 2020 at 5:03 am

With sidewalk planters a major eyesore, one Lower East Side business is going out of pocket for a quick fix. One such square – on Allen just north of Delancey – is now beautified. We’re told that the owner of BonBon, the two-year-old candy shop, planted several sod squares to fill in the planting bed […]

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‘BonBon’ is Bringing Swedish Candy to Allen Street

Posted February 7, 2018 at 5:02 am

Last fall, street artist Rae spent a month living out of an Allen Street storefront. Life on full display. The fishbowl style stunt was broadcast live on YouTube 24/7, and garnered plenty of media attention. Since his departure, though, the former real estate office space has been vacant. Until now. A Swedish candy shop called […]

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