McNally Jackson Books

City Council Holds Public Hearing Today on ‘Small Business Jobs Survival Act’

Posted October 22, 2018 at 5:02 am

After languishing for over thirty years, a lifeline might be thrown to struggling small business owners. City Council later today is holding a public hearing for the polarizing Small Business Jobs Survival Act. Only in the last couple years has the forsaken legislation gained traction, owed in large part to the #SaveNYC grassroots campaign founded […]

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McNally Jackson Books Faces $500K Rent Hike

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 […]

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McNally Jackson Books to Close June 2019, but ‘Definitely Staying’ in Little Italy

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 […]

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McNally Jackson Bookstore is Leaving Prince Street After 14 Years

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 […]

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Report: ‘Amazon Books’ Brick-and-Mortar Shop Eyes Spring Street Location

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 […]

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An Early Review of Richard Hell’s Latest Compendium, ‘Massive Pissed Love’

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 […]

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McNally Jackson’s ‘Goods for the Study’ Store Opens on Mulberry Street Today

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.

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Recap: “(Re)making Media” Event at McNally Jackson

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!