Parisi Bakery

Parisi Bakery Building on Elizabeth Street Listed for $5.99M

Posted October 29, 2020 at 5:07 am

The NoHo building housing Parisi Bakery is up for sale, and the store may not survive. Robert Parisi – building owner and former head baker of the family business – listed 290 Elizabeth Street on the market. He’s seeking $5.99 million for the seven-unit, mixed-use tenement. Parisi purchased the property in 1983 for $200,000, property […]

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Family-Owned Italian Eateries Still Stayin’ Alive on Mott Street

Last modified April 23, 2020 at 10:51 am

The COVID-19 shutdown has devastated myriad mom-and-pops, often rent-burdened, throughout the city. News reports of legendary bars and restaurants going out of business appear on an almost daily basis. Nothing is immune. Even well-established eateries with several locations, and with the advantage of digital marketing campaigns, have closed their doors during the lockdown. But on […]

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Exhuming ‘Be My Baby’ and a Strange 1965 Visit to Parisi Bakery on Mott Street [VIDEO]

Posted July 20, 2018 at 5:09 am

Thump-thumpthump-thwack. The night we met I knew I needed you so… It’s one of the most iconic song openers in pop history, and it’s inextricably linked to Little Italy. Both in song and film. Director and native son, Martin Scorsese, famously synchronized “Be My Baby” by the Ronettes to the opening credits of Mean Streets. […]

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Parisi Pot Bust is Apparently Not a First for 4th-Generation Owner Frank Parisi [Updated]

Last modified October 28, 2020 at 9:07 pm

The high times are over for Frank Parisi, who runs the Parisi Bakery on Elizabeth Street. He was busted last month for involvement in a $15 million national pot distribution ring. And, as it turns out, pushing product (i.e. dispensary) on the doorstep of 290 Elizabeth Street. (We first started hearing rumors of drug activity at […]

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Bun & Co. Now Open at 78 Rivington

Posted August 23, 2010 at 6:12 am

So that explains why the Chico mural outside the old Kampuchea was whitewashed last week. The Allen Street facade of 78 Rivington is now the de facto store signage for the new sandwicherie Bun & Co.