Starbucks on Delancey Closed Due to “Building Issues”

Posted September 23, 2011 at 6:41 am

Starbucks might be on a tear of late, what with its East Village expansion plans and all. Yet further south, the sister location at 80 Delancey is struggling a bit.

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Starbucks Strikes Twice in the East Village, Neighbors Aren’t Amused

Posted September 15, 2011 at 6:09 am

The closure of The Bean is not the first time that Starbucks has struck at this corner of the East Village.

“Hands Mural” on Allen Street Replaced with Diet Coke Ad

Last modified June 23, 2011 at 12:15 am

Diet Coke invades the Lower East Side at the expense of a longstanding mural.

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Admiring the Hands on Allen Street

Posted November 18, 2010 at 6:20 am

Yesterday afternoon, two individuals were spotted admiring (nay, imitating) the mural of womanhood on the Allen Street facade of Starbucks. It was a priceless moment without the obstruction of plastic dumpsters. The hands mural itself was a team effort between One World Now! youth leadership program and the Henry Street School for International Studies. Their message to […]

Mural-Blocking Dumpsters on Allen

Posted September 1, 2010 at 6:28 am

The Starbucks at 80 Delancey dumps all its trash around the corner, on the Allen Street facade of its building. Awhile back, a black garbage chute or sorts was installed to hide the mess a bit.  Guess that wasn’t enough space for their waste.

Flowers Cafe For Sale at 355 Grand Street

Last modified June 27, 2012 at 1:27 am

The other day, we happened upon this NYCRS real estate listing [pdf] for 355 Grand Street, at the southwest corner of Essex.  From the look of it, Flowers Cafe, the quaint pop culture-themed coffee shop located inside the ground level, is up for sale. Asking price is $375,000 in key money.

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Nabe News: July 18

Last modified June 27, 2012 at 1:46 am

Gothamist has a list of the 600 Starbucks locations to be shut down. Midtown is the most affected. Unfortunately, the Allen and Delancey location will remain in operation. Viva la 88 Orchard [Gothamist] Plazas and more open park area is in the works for Community Board 3 – LES and parts of Chinatown. It will […]