When (and where) is the new Trader Joe’s opening in the East Village?

October 18, 2017 / 0 comments

For as much information that was out there when rumors of a Trader Joe’s was going to open at 500 East 14th Street, we’re surprised by the lack of coverage over the last 6-8 months.

Ost Cafe Closing: Last day in East Village is Sunday, Feb 26, 2017

February 22, 2017 / 0 comments

Ost cafe’s last day in the East Village/Alphabet City will be Sunday, February 26th, 2017 according to a note that was posted on their window today.

Goodbyes: Iconic Pearl City Mart to close massive SoHo store in December

September 26, 2015 / 3 comments

Pearl River Mart is a three-level department store you wouldn’t expect to see on the busiest, most tourist-heavy, bustling street in the heart of Soho’s retail center.

The A, B, C and Ds of ALPHABET CITY (the “Not East Village” song”)

August 28, 2015 / 3 comments

Two years ago when I first moved to New York, Avenues A, B, C and D were talked about as if they were apart of the East Village. And I happily went along not knowing better.

Spike Lee vs. Michael Rapaport: The gentrification of New York City

August 24, 2014 / 0 comments

Gentrification is a complicated issue. It becomes even more complicated an issue when you’re brand new to a city like I am to New York.

Surprise Surprise 25 years in East Village

Best of East Village: Suprise! Surprise! (is closed)

June 23, 2014 / 1 comment

I haven’t been in New York for very long, so I haven’t established deep relationships with local businesses. Still, in my short time, there’s a few businesses I’ve been lucky enough to “discover”  that have long-term relationship potential 

How to find price per square foot in New York City by neighborhood

May 4, 2014 / 0 comments

If you’re in the market to buy real estate, then you know that in order to get a sense of what’s a reasonable price for real estate in the area you’re considering,  you have to pull the prices for similar homes in or near that area. 

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