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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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East Broadway Mall Beneath the Bridge Hopes to ‘Revitalize’ Space with New Direction

Last modified June 14, 2016 at 10:17 am

A bastion of Chinese commerce will soon undergo a seismic shift. The southerly East Broadway Mall beneath the Manhattan Bridge is getting a “character” makeover. In a move to help “recreate” its identity, an entire floor of the northside facility is now up for grabs. In particular, we are now seeing listings that pitch the whole […]

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‘Empanadas, Son’ Pulls the Plug on Delancey Street Restaurant

Posted June 7, 2016 at 5:12 am

Much like the ill-fated dollar pizzeria predecessor at 174 Delancey Street, the concept that followed the same trajectory. Empanadas, Son! Brooklyn-born Walter Binger debuted the late-night Argentinean take-out joint in March 2015. However, given its foothold so far east on Delancey Street – right at the entrance to the Williamsburg Bridge – the establishment seemed […]

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After $12.3M Sale, Longtime Chinese Laundromat Forced from 249-251 Broome Street

Posted May 24, 2016 at 5:17 am

The reliable Sun Kwong Laundromat at 251 Broome Street was given its marching orders last week. Alas, its final day serving the neighborhood is tomorrow (May 25). There is a sign on the front door alerting patrons that the business lost their lease. The laundromat kept the area in clean clothes for more than a decade, and […]

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VK Nagrani Transforms Bowery Coffee Space into New ‘Lodge’ at 87 East Houston

Last modified September 1, 2017 at 5:43 pm

One vintage purveyor is traded for another at 87 East Houston Street. Bowery Coffee and its sister antique shop B4 It Was Cool both bit the dust back in January 2015. Rent hike was the likely culprit, with one barista telling us at the time that the business “was no longer economically feasible.” Listings in the […]

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Wise Men Bar Apparently Seeks Buyer for Bowery Space

Posted March 9, 2016 at 9:27 am

From the outset, the Wise Men was pitched as “New York’s fastest growing neighborhood finally gets its local late-night spot.” Now, three years into its lease on the Bowery, ownership is apparently looking for an exit. The speakeasy-ish bar – founded by photographer Danielle Levitt, S Magazine creative director Christina Chin, and restaurant industry vet Caroleyn […]

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‘Rouge Wine Bar’ is Looking to Ditch 94 Rivington Street

Posted February 4, 2016 at 5:10 am

To look upon it is to know failure. Rouge Wine Bar is officially on the outs. That certainly explains the removal of the red signage from the facade of 94 Rivington Street. If the listings are accurate, the business is looking to divest from the neighborhood. It was a stillborn concept from the get-go, and […]

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Here’s Your Chance to Rent the Former TeaNY on Rivington Street

Posted January 28, 2016 at 10:28 am

​Here’s you chance to rent the former TeaNY; mount up. ​TeaNY, the vegan tea spot co-founded by Moby fifteen years ago, is now up for grabs. The iconic cafe at 90 Rivington Street shuttered last month after tax issues forced the business into an eventual eviction. The first few real estate listings are beginning to creep […]

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Doomed Ochado Ramen Space on Orchard Street Asking $12K Rent

Posted December 18, 2015 at 5:57 pm

The former home of Ochado Ramen on Orchard Street just hit the open market, evidenced by a bevy of signage in real life and real estate listings online. It’s clear the exhorbitant rent contributed to their demise, at least partially. Ochado spent a rocky year at 76 Orchard Street. The ramen counter was pretty much […]

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Former Sixth Ward on Orchard Street is Leasing, Illegal Backyard Promised

Last modified July 22, 2015 at 11:43 am

It was only a matter of time. Three months after its free-fall to failure, the dormant Sixth Ward space at 191 Orchard Street is now for rent. During the interim period, its furnishings were auctioned to the highest bidders and the premises relieved of the remainders. Now, a sucker is sought for the problematic storefront. […]

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