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East Village Coffee Shop The Bean Makes Way for Starbucks

The decade-old coffee shop closed Monday to make way for a new Starbucks outpost on First Avenue.

East Village & Lower East Side »

St. Mark's Bookshop Facing Uncertain Future in East Village

The nearly 35-year-old bookstore claims it needs a rent break from landlord the Cooper Union.

East Village & Lower East Side »

New Nail Salon to Open on Avenue A

Joyful Nails plans to open in a 1,340-square foot space at 35 Avenue A.

Harlem »

Claudio the Barber's Eviction from East Harlem Delayed

Claudio the Barber's 60-year stay in East Harlem has been extended for six more months, but his future beyond that is uncertain.

Midtown & Theater District »

Salt & Pepper Reopens in Midtown in Beloved Former Irish Pub Hickey's

But the restaurant's owners are in deep debt after the expansion project took months longer than expected.

East Village & Lower East Side »

East Village Developer Outlines Plan to Transform Derelict Alley

Avalon Bay, which manages the large residential complex on E. 1st St., is hoping to land a trio of new tenants.

Downtown »

Conde Nast Signs Deal to Move to One World Trade Center

The media giant will move to One World Trade Center at the end of 2014 or beginning of 2015.

Midtown & Theater District »

New Electronics Store Brightens Block Darkened by Closures

A new electronics and camera equipment store is opening near Times Square where several stores closed recently.

Downtown »

Law Firm Signs City's First 'Green Lease' for 7 World Trade Center

7 World Trade Center is now 90 percent leased, developer Larry Silverstein said.

Downtown »

Anne Frank Museum Expected to Neighbor Park 51 Mosque, Says Report

Anne Frank Center USA is reportedly moving to a larger space at 100 Church Street.

Downtown »

City Forced to Rent Pricey Ground Zero Office Space

The city will be required to lease 582,000 square feet of space at the World Trade Center site's new Tower 4.

Murray Hill, Gramercy & Midtown East »

J. Crew's Madewell Chain Comes to Flatiron District, Report Says

Madewell, a hipster-themed J. Crew spinoff, will reportedly open its second Manhattan location in the Flatiron District.

East Village & Lower East Side »

5 Napkin Burger Poised for Late-Summer Opening in East Village

The popular chain 5 Napkin Burger inked a lease for a space at the corner of East 14th Street and Third Avenue.

Midtown & Theater District »

Hickey's Bar Owner Dies After Closing Namesake Midtown Saloon

Jim Hickey, 75, collapsed the day he was forced to give up the keys to the bar he had run since 1967, regulars said.

East Village & Lower East Side »

Max Fish Gets Yearlong Reprieve from Closure

The 21-year-old Ludlow Street bar got a yearlong reprieve from closing in the face of rising rents.