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Posted on: February 6th, 2009 at 2:47 pm by

The tenement that houses the Mercury Lounge on Houston is now up for sale – $6.5 million. Luckily, the rock club has a lease that doesn’t expire until 2018; plus there’s an option to renew for five years at fair market value. Regardless, these developments do not bode well for the already-endangered downtown music scene [Curbed]

Developer renderings of the multi-million dollar condo 32 Clinton doesn’t include the synagogue just a few doors down at 180 Stanton. I echo Grieve’s concerns that the artist may know something that we don’t [EV Grieve]

Over-priced eatery Allen & Delancey will halve cocktail prices on Tuesdays. This would’ve been unthinkable just six months ago. Sign of the times, indeed [Grub St]

Jeremiah reports that Stefan Lutak, proprietor of the Holiday Cocktail Lounge, has passed away [Vanishing NY]

SPURA (Seward Park Urban Renewal Area) is still a hot-button issue, and currently the subject of a new exhibit in Common Room 2 at 465 Grand Street. The goal of “Visualizing SPURA” is to inform the community [The Villager]

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