Laundromat

Longtime Orchard Street Laundromat Felled by Rent Hike

Posted December 5, 2019 at 5:07 am

A longtime laundromat on lower Orchard Street is set to close by year end. The Orchard Cleaner and Laundromat is counting the days to December 31, after which its lease reportedly expires. A purported rent hike for the renewal is the cause behind this latest closure. However, details regarding the percentage increase are not immediately […]

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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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Matthew Oliver Maddy to Revive 168 Elizabeth Option

Last modified November 8, 2010 at 9:21 pm

It appears Matthew Oliver Maddy will have another go at opening a venture in the basement of 168 Elizabeth Street.  With a subject line reading, “M. Maddy Has Resurfaced,” a reader emailed us that he will appear before Community Board 2 tomorrow night. You may recall that Maddy made waves in late June when he […]

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Zip Laundry Center Now Open at 164 Stanton

Posted September 7, 2010 at 6:19 am

The doors are now open at the new Zip Laundry Center located at 164 Stanton Street. It’s been a long time coming, especially since work first began there back in early February.

Zip Laundry Center at 164 Stanton Street

Posted August 4, 2010 at 6:12 am

We had almost given up on the alleged laundromat that announced its intentions for 164 Stanton Street last winter.  Signs first appeared in the door windows back in February, but thereafter the space remained dormant.  Only radio silence.

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