Craigslist

Someone is Printing out Missed Connections and Posting Them on the Street

Posted October 8, 2018 at 5:04 am

The Craigslist Missed Connections sub-category, an endless form of entertainment, is now the subject of an apparent street campaign. Someone is printing out the online posts and distributing flyers of same. The links included at the bottom of each of the handbills forwards to the relevant Craigslist post. Most have since expired. Or this is […]

Beer Fridge Seeks ‘Shop Share’ Arrangement on Essex Street

Posted July 10, 2018 at 5:03 am

Beer Fridge opened less than a year ago, and now it’s soliciting for retailers to share its tiny space at 41 Essex Street. Its proprietor took to Craigslist a couple weeks ago seeking a “retail partner to shop share or host small pop-up events at our prime location.” This intention to sublet the tiny 350 […]

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‘Sunita Bar’ on Norfolk Street is Not for Sale [Updated]

Last modified April 6, 2018 at 11:27 am

[Updated Below] On the block for the last fifteen years, Sunita Bar on Norfolk Street has been featured in several real estate listings circulating online. The week-old listing posted to Craigslist advertises the business at 106 Norfolk Street for sale. However, the owner of Sunita tells us that this listing is bogus. “This is not […]

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September Wines Might Not be on Stanton Street Much Longer [Updated]

Last modified November 20, 2017 at 11:16 pm

[Updated Below] The Lower East Side appears poised to lose one of its cherished businesses in the coming months. Hell Square is eating its own. September Wines & Spirits – the local mom-and-pop situated at Ludlow and Stanton Streets – might soon depart the neighborhood after more than a dozen years on the block. There […]

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To Live in a Tiny Lofted Studio Behind this LES Gallery

Posted July 21, 2017 at 5:17 am

Behind the non-descript MAW gallery on Henry Street is a cramped cubbyole studio. And it can now be yours. It appears that the gallery listed the 300 square-foot studio on Craigslist, and currently seeks transient tenants. The furnished apartment features a lofted bed, futon, “exposed brick and a minimalist design.” There is also a doorway […]

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Shuttered ‘Sunrise Glass & Aluminum Warehouse’ Anchoring Allen Street is Under Renovation

Last modified October 17, 2017 at 10:54 pm

Sunrise Glass & Aluminum, the anchor occupant at the corner of Allen and Broome Streets (aka Hy Genee Way), lost the fight last year. It’s now out of business, a fact signaled by the significant store remodeling underway. The letters spelling “GLASS” down the facade of 91 Allen Street were removed, and now a corner-hugging sidewalk […]

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It Appears ‘Mazeish’ is Eyeing an Exit from Rivington Street

Posted March 21, 2017 at 5:09 am

Mazeish Grill on Rivington Street is looking for a way out, it appears. Just over two years after opening in the former Pok Pok Phat Thai space, new real estate listings are surfacing. The self-proclaimed “Persian Mediterranean grill,” which debuted in December 2014, is now on the market for $5,000 in rent, plus unspecified (yet […]

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Long-Running ‘Clinton Supermarket’ Put on the Market for $24K

Posted December 20, 2016 at 5:00 am

One commercial anchor of upper Clinton Street is reaching a dead end. The Chinese-leaning Clinton Supermarket – on the block for more than a decade – just hit the market last week. Meaning, another lifeblood for locals is set to disappear. Indeed, a real estate listing popped up on Craigslist a few days ago for the […]

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xCubicle Game Repair Shop is Downsizing After 9 Years on Essex Street [Updated]

Last modified July 6, 2016 at 3:48 pm

To be honest, we had just begun jotting notes about the zig-zag of gaming-related businesses below Delancey Street. Anchored by longtime repair shop xCubicle at 25 Essex Street, the area spawned two like-minded operations in recent years. Gamer’s Paradise at 21 Ludlow and Xeno Zero at 24 Orchard. Alas, it’s now A period of transition […]

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Retail Space at Annabelle Selldorf’s Bowery Condo Hits the Market

Posted June 28, 2016 at 5:13 am

It took five days after sales went live this month for a buyer to snap up the 4,000 square-foot penthouse atop Annabelle Selldorf’s 13-story Bowery condo. The literal crown jewel is currently under contract for a whopping $17 million, which annihilates records for the area. Two weeks later, the 8,439 square-foot retail space in the base […]

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