Nabe News: January 7
Ray’s Candy Store endangered, strange days on Sniffen Court, and NYC bottled up, all in today’s neighborhood news!
Ray’s Candy Store on Avenue A is in dire straits. Ray Alvarez, the proprietor is tardy on two months rent, and the landlord is now threatening to shut him down unless payment is received tomorrow. “The agent noted that the next time she comes to the store she will have a chain and padlocks to close the store.” [Neither More Nor Less]
Trump SoHo will reportedly open on February 1, but the condo-tel is not taking any reservations. Conspiracy afoot? [EV Grieve]
Shiki Kitchen, the sushi place on 1st Avenue between 8th and 9th, is donesky. Jeremiah reports that the sushi restaurant shuttered last week. So long paper creatures [Vanishing NY]
Check out Sniffen Court, the private alley where The Doors shot the cover photo for the Strange Days record in 1967 [Ephemeral NY]