McNally Jackson Books
Last modified October 18, 2018 at 9:03 am
Last week, we broke news that McNally Jackson Books is leaving its Prince Street headquarters next spring after fourteen years on the block. Eponymous owner Sarah McNally allayed the sadness by saying that they settled on a new space nearby. Reason for the abrupt departure is an astronomical rent hike. Until now, amount of the […]
Posted October 10, 2018 at 5:00 am
Yesterday morning, we reported that the independent McNally Jackson Books is leaving Prince Street. The lease on 50-52 Prince is reportedly expiring, and an apparent rent hike is cause for its removal. The bookstore confirmed the news following our story, yet offered a ray of hope for area faithful. “We are definitely staying in the […]
Last modified October 11, 2018 at 9:35 pm
Nothing is safe. One of the most vibrant, indeed last, bookstores in downtown Manhattan is apparently leaving. McNally Jackson Books might soon be history, fourteen years after setting up shop in Little Italy. A tipster alerted us to the Winick leasing banners that were affixed to the facade of 50 Prince Street (at Mulberry) yesterday […]
Posted July 11, 2017 at 5:19 am
Amazon Books, the real-life extension of the online retailer, is reportedly opening a location in SoHo. It’ll take over 72 Spring Street, which currently hosts the pop-up store for bra maker Aerie (i.e. American Eagle). The retail spot includes 5,200 square feet on the ground floor and 2,154 square feet in the basement. The Real […]
Posted September 17, 2015 at 10:28 am
There is no doubt – I am a Richard Hell Fan. With a capital F. Sure, he was a musician who paved the way for future artists (most notably in the bands Television, The Heartbreakers, and The Voidoids), and the author of one of my all time favorite songs “Blank Generation.” Lately, though, it’s less […]
Posted May 8, 2013 at 6:30 am
McNally Jackson is one of the last independent bookstores in the area, and a neighborhood treasure at that. So it’s heartening to see that the Prince Street business expanding around the corner.
Posted January 6, 2012 at 11:22 am
Wednesday night’s talk at McNally Jackson Books, “(Re)making media: DIY, ‘zines, punk rock, Gen X and millennials in the digital age,” aimed to address these issues. Details after the jump!