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Forgtmenot Family Remodels and Reopens Sherman’s on Division Street

Last modified February 22, 2019 at 11:06 am

For the last several months, Sherman’s on Division Street had favored its popular catering over serving the in-store crowd. But all that recently changed. Three months of interior remodeling resulted in a reboot that just launched last night. You’ll recall that the crew behind Forgtmenot opened Sherman’s – named for the longtime shoe store it […]

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Forgtmenot Family Launches ‘Sherman’s’ Souvlaki Joint on Division Street

Posted August 14, 2017 at 5:11 am

Five months after launching Monroe beneath the bridge, the Forgtmenot family is back with its newest endeavor. Back to Division Street. Sherman Shoes is now reborn as Sherman’s, a fast-casual Greek spot just a stone’s throw from its popular Kiki’s restaurant. It soft-opened yesterday afternoon. Sherman’s is the second Greek establishment for Division Street that will offer […]

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Into the Jungle of ‘Monroe,’ Opening this Week on Monroe Street

Posted March 6, 2017 at 9:41 am

Monroe is ready to go. Within the next few days, the Forgtmenot family will open their newest Lower East Side venture, Monroe. Their fourth. The debut is more than a year in the making, and with it, the first major restaurant on this scruffy block. Located on its eponymous street beneath the Manhattan Bridge – […]

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New Division Street Snowman Challenges Essex Bodega for Area Domination [PHOTOS]

Posted February 10, 2017 at 5:11 am

Until yesterday afternoon, we figured the Essex Street Snowman had given up on the city. Such a mild winter is certainly no hospitable host to the neighborhood’s most popular weather mascot. The blanket of fresh powder that fell was enough for a prompt return. Along with some competition… Employees of the Chinese bodega at the […]

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Forgtmenot Family Expands with New Greek Spot, ‘Sherman,’ in Former Division Street Shoe Store

Posted December 12, 2016 at 5:00 am

Team Forgtmenot is poised to embark on another Lower East Side endeavor. With the southern Mediterranean spot, Monroe, still under construction on its namesake street, ownership is ready for an expansion. Back on its home turf. Word is coming down the pike this morning that a lease was signed on the former Sherman Shoes across the […]

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‘Little Chair’ Cafe is Now Open at 47 Monroe Street

Posted June 10, 2016 at 5:00 am

Down under the Manhattan Bridge overpass, and across from the Coleman skatepark, a new cafe just debuted. It’s the first business of its kind at the eastern terminus of Monroe Street. Little Chair is now seated. As previously reported, the ownership behind Forgtmenot and Kiki’s – two Division Street businesses that have become locals for […]

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Forgtmenot Family Opening ‘Little Chair’ Coffee Shop Beside its Monroe Street Restaurant

Posted June 1, 2016 at 9:29 am

The Forgtmenot family, whose Division Street businesses have become well-respected among the community, is advancing to Monroe Street, as previously reported. In a big way. Monroe, as it’s called, will be a food-first restaurant serving a menu of southern European cuisine when it opens later this summer. The concept, though, wasn’t born without some local controversy. […]

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This Former Glass Warehouse on Monroe Street is the Next Venture by the Forgtmenot Family

Posted December 21, 2015 at 5:00 am

​The Forgtmenot family has another ace up its sleeve, straying from the Division Street block which brought it fame and love from neighbors. A new restaurant is reportedly in the works near popular Lower East Side skatepark Coleman Playground. One year after Kaplan Glass Works sold its stake in 49 Monroe Street for $3.55 million […]

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Kiki’s on Division Street is Expanding into the Printing Shop Next Door

Posted June 24, 2015 at 9:19 am

The Forgtmenot family, which celebrates its third anniversary on Division Street this month, is expanding once again. That’s right. Acclaimed sister haunt Kiki’s is bareley out of the gate, and we now hear word that it’s gunning for the space next door. In the coming months, the popular Greek restaurant will push into the cornershop at […]

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An Early Peek Inside Kiki’s, Bringing Authentic Greek Cuisine to Division Street

Posted March 13, 2015 at 5:00 am

One successful Division Street operator just doubled holdings on the tiny dead-end block near Canal. In due course, the Forgtmenot family will debut a new full-service Greek restaurant just a few doors down. Consider the hyperlocal market on this cuisine now cornered. Kiki’s is a return to form for the husband-wife team Paul and Abby […]

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