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Posted on: December 4th, 2008 at 2:59 pm by

EV Grieve reports a new discount store to open at 23 Avenue B, near Second Street. Also, that there are 10 (!) empty storefronts on Avenue B between Second and Fifth Streets [EVG]

That package of 17 East Village building is up for sale again. The portfolio was already sold twice in two years – bought by Extell in 2005 for $72 million, then sold to Westbrook in 2007 for $97.5 million [BBB]

A fascinating look at how typefaces changed in the NYC subway system. Specifically how Helvetica became king of the underground [Cityroom]

The “new” Washington Square Park fountain is now brought to you by the Tisch family [Curbed]

Two bars on Chrystie Street are now up for sale – Kush and the 205 Club [GS]

A worker at Roma Pizza on Essex says his price of $4 for a specialty slice is “not right” [LC]

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