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Sweet Charity’s life as a brick and mortar store (located at 411 7th Avenue, between 13th and 14th Streets) has officially come to an end. The shop’s manager, Alison, confirmed the news via email on Monday. “Due to high overhead costs,” she explained, “and the fact that the retail model is changing so drastically for businesses,
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Neighbor Leslie Albrecht sent word last week that gift and home goods store Sweet Charity (411 7th Avenue, between 13th and 14th Streets) would soon be closing its doors, and when we peeked through the window on Wednesday, a large portion of the space was already cleared out. While signage above the business still says Sweet
Business Coming Soon: JuiceLand on 9th St
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A Texas-based juice bar will soon be setting up shop in the former We Buy Gold space on 9th Street. The cash for gold storefront, which had a sign neighbors loved to hate, closed last month, and it looks like it won’t stay empty for too long. Tipster J points us to a help wanted
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A neighbor sent word on Monday that Brooklyn Finest Market, located at 550 4th Avenue, at 15th Street, had closed its doors. Sure enough, the gates have been down every time we’ve walked by this week. As noted on the city’s Department of Buildings website, the store had been undergoing a deli renovation for the past several
Business Sensei Alex Amerikick
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“We’re a family here,” program director Ada Vargas reassuringly told us during our son’s Amerikick Park Slope class, located at 529 5th Avenue and 14th Street. “Just give it some time. We’re all here to help, and will do whatever we need to do to make this work.” As I stood there and watched my
Business Breadfruit Tree Cafe
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Caribbean cuisine returns to 4th Avenue and 10th Street, thanks to the new Breadfruit Tree Cafe, which opened its doors on Wednesday. Employees tell us that the restaurant, like its predecessor Slope Cafe, will serve “island comfort food,” along with a number of traditional American cafe options like burgers, fries, and coffees. Breadfruit Tree’s website is
Business sunset park deli
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Sunset Park Deli, located at 461 6th Avenue at 10th Street (formerly Estevez Deli), officially opened their doors to the public on Monday, July 7. The traditional bodega is still in the process of stocking up the store, and employee Bilala tells us that “for now, the deli is serving cold sandwiches and salads, but soon
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Looks like we’re losing our metal bar, South Slope. Lucky 13 Saloon, which opened on 13th Street and 5th Avenue in 2003, is moving to a larger location (shown above) at 644 Sackett Street (between 3rd and 4th Avenues), and will close the original bar in the next couple of months. Owner Melody Henry, who
Business Eagle-Provisions
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Is the end nigh for neighborhood staple Eagle Provisions? A recent post from Commercial Observer reports that 626-630 Fifth Avenue, a 17,000-square-foot retail and residential building located at the corner of 18th Street, is officially on the market for $9 million, and according to brokerage firm Marcus & Millichap, Eagle owners are willing to move out if the
Business Tina's Closed, 555 5th Ave for rent
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Tina’s, the nail salon and beauty parlor at 555 5th Avenue between 14th and 15th Streets, closed recently, and a sign on the awning says the storefront is for rent. If you’re looking for a centrally located space for your business, give the owner a call at 212-570-0059. And for those who are near this
Business Draft Barn Closed
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Draft Barn, the beer hall and restaurant that opened its Gowanus location in 2008 at 530 3rd Avenue, between 12th and 13th Streets, closed at the the end of May, and the space is now available to rent. The owners of the building are apparently over having a restaurant for a business, as they’re looking
Business Astoria Bank temporary sign
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A signage relic on 5th Avenue is about to change, as Astoria Federal Savings has rebranded itself as Astoria Bank. There’s temporary signage covering the old letters around the building on the corner of 5th Avenue and 10th Street, and an employee at the bank said they’ll replace them with something more permanent soon. Here’s
Business Parco, 427 7th Avenue, for sale
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A for sale sign recently went up in the window of Parco, the coffeeshop at 427 7th Avenue, between 14th and 15th Streets, a few months after beloved owner Alex Pozzan passed away. Though Alex’s dog, Luca, did end up finding a new home thankfully, the shop never reopened after his passing in February. If
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Coffee is back at 410 7th Avenue (between 13th and 14th Streets) after Espresso 77 opened their doors on May 29. The new cafe has a warm and friendly atmosphere, much like its predecessor De Luxe, and co-owner Julie Nymann tells us that she and her husband Afzal Hossain, who also own a cafe of the same name
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