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Offline Chuckster

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Neighborhood empty storefronts
« on: May 07, 2008, 10:30:22 PM »
On a walk earlier tonight, I happened to notice that we have 2 more empty storefronts.  The first one is on 37th Avenue next door to the thrift shop, and the other one is the old party goods store that was situated next door to the buxom mannequins also on 37th.  Hey!  I thought the mannequins were moving to 82nd?
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Offline ECG

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Re: Neighborhood empty storefronts
« Reply #1 on: May 07, 2008, 11:01:33 PM »
The busty mannequin store has a For Rent sign on it. Is it for the party store - which isn't all That old. There are  a few more empty store fronts on Northern between 82 and 79th.

One store owner on 37th, a small store, told a friend his rent is $7000/mo. Wow! Not so good in this economy, is it?

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Re: Neighborhood empty storefronts
« Reply #2 on: May 08, 2008, 09:45:22 AM »
I'm not sure if this is one of the storefronts you mentioned, Chuckster, but I haven't seen Lady Algene Jewelers open in the past couple of years.

On the flip side, we'll be having three new eateries opening soon: Delhi Heights in the old Kababbish space on 74th Street, Original American Chicken where 30 Minute Photo and the Legal Documents store once were, and another Indian restaurant where Baskin Robbins has stood empty for a while.  Hopefully there are more new ventures in the works.

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FYE closed
« Reply #3 on: June 25, 2008, 10:53:18 AM »
I noticed this morning that FYE (For Your Entertainment) on 82nd street was shutting down.  Any insight on this, the space, etc?


Offline ECG

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Re: FYE closed
« Reply #4 on: June 25, 2008, 10:47:09 PM »
Gee, another opportunity for ABC Stores to expand.
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Re: FYE closed
« Reply #5 on: June 26, 2008, 12:06:52 PM »
Along with the FYE being closed, there is a banner above the original ABC space that said that location is closing. So perhaps ABC won't be taking over all of 82nd Street! :D

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Re: Neighborhood empty storefronts
« Reply #6 on: June 26, 2008, 11:18:08 PM »
Not sure if this has been mentioned before, but the storefront next door to Tomo's on 37th Avenue is also empty.  Potential entrepreneurs take note!   ;)
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Offline Aronan

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Re: Neighborhood empty storefronts
« Reply #7 on: June 28, 2008, 11:46:24 AM »
Anyone know what's going up on Northern Blvd. between 72nd and 73rd ? Right next to Mark Twain. And, why it's taken so long ?
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single man can inspire to victory an army of
thousands. If one concerned with ordinary gain can
create such an effect, how much more will be produced by one who cares for greater things ?" -Chunag Tse

Offline GregNYC

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Re: Neighborhood empty storefronts
« Reply #8 on: June 30, 2008, 02:43:24 PM »
What about on Roosevelt Ave between 74th and 73rd St?

Offline ECG

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Re: Neighborhood empty storefronts
« Reply #9 on: June 30, 2008, 03:12:31 PM »
Roosevelt and 83rd?

Offline toddg

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Re: Neighborhood empty storefronts
« Reply #10 on: June 30, 2008, 03:32:34 PM »
We have threads on a couple of these topics:

73rd & Roosevelt

83rd & Roosevelt

...but not necessarily any answers!

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Re: Neighborhood empty storefronts
« Reply #11 on: June 30, 2008, 09:15:30 PM »
On the flip side, we'll be having three new eateries opening soon: Delhi Heights in the old Kababbish space on 74th Street, Original American Chicken where 30 Minute Photo and the Legal Documents store once were, and another Indian restaurant where Baskin Robbins has stood empty for a while.  Hopefully there are more new ventures in the works.

Nuts on the Baskin Robbins part. I'd been hoping the refurbishing was to re-open the BR. Not that I don't love Indian food, but I'd rather hoped to have an ice cream alternative to the big markets where I can buy the stuff and get it home before it melts.


Offline JoeinQueens

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Re: Neighborhood empty storefronts
« Reply #12 on: June 30, 2008, 10:11:30 PM »
Anyone know if the Pizza & Bakery that had work stopped will ever open?

Offline JoeinQueens

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Re: Neighborhood empty storefronts
« Reply #13 on: July 02, 2008, 10:31:20 PM »
The store that was the former Medusa on 82nd Street is having some construction done.  It looks like another clothing store.

Offline orzabelle

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Re: Neighborhood empty storefronts
« Reply #14 on: July 03, 2008, 09:38:57 AM »
looks like the empty North Fork has a new realtor sign up (not Futterman  - that sign is down).  Maybe the landlord is truly looking for a tenant now?

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Re: Neighborhood empty storefronts
« Reply #14 on: July 03, 2008, 09:38:57 AM »