The Sweet Life

No More ‘Sweet Life’ on Hester Street

Posted July 25, 2018 at 5:04 am

What an awful sight. The Sweet Life has gone sour. The neighborhood candy store, on Hester Street since 1982, recently vanished. It closed down a few weeks ago after three decades of fulfilling the area’s collective sweet tooth. The only evidence of its footprint is now is the pinstriped awning and fading gate mural. Behind […]

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‘The Sweet Life’ Candy Store is Closing After More than 35 Years on Hester Street

Posted June 12, 2018 at 5:03 am

The Sweet Life, the only legit candy store south of Delancey Street, is no more. A rusty “store for rent” sign has long dangled from the exterior of 63 Hester Street (along Ludlow), and now the narrative is finally coming true. More than three decades after opening its doors on the Lower East Side, the […]

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