132 Allen Street

‘10Below’ Ice Cream on Allen Street Might Melt Away

Posted August 27, 2018 at 5:00 am

With the dog days of summer upon us (nay, the final days), one neighborhood ice cream store is most likely melting. If this latest Craigslist advert is any indication, 10Below Ice Cream may soon close down. The 1,200 square-foot store – formerly the Longboard Loft skate shop – is currently on the market for $9,000 […]

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This ‘Sneaky Tavern’ Brings Tasty Kicks to 10Below on Allen Street

Posted January 24, 2018 at 5:06 am

The rocky road requires proper footwear. That seems to be the ethos behind an interesting retail collaboration down at 132 Allen Street. It appears that specialty ice cream shop 10Below needs some help with the rent, so there is now a sneaker operation co-habitating the space. Five shelves of product and a glass case occupy […]

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Chinatown ‘Rolled’ Ice Cream Shop 10Below Opens Friday at the Old Longboard Loft on Allen Street

Posted July 13, 2016 at 5:13 am

Skate to scoop. Popular Chinatown-based ice cream shop 10Below is on its way to the Lower East Side in just a few days. Ownership took over 132 Allen Street in recent months, converting the former Longboard Loft space into the brand’s third location. (The skate shop was chased out by high rents at the end of […]

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Skate or Die: Longboard Loft on Allen Street Closes Shop at the End of the Month

Posted December 15, 2015 at 10:25 am

The four-year-old Longboard Loft is nearing the end of its lifespan at 132 Allen Street, as previously disclosed. Misrahi Realty tombstone signage has been sitting in the window since early November, while real estate listings continue to circulate. Escalating rents reportedly contributed to the demise of this successful small business. Below is the announcement from […]

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Bustin’s Longboard Loft Skate Shop at 132 Allen Street Placed on the Market

Posted November 9, 2015 at 5:15 am

Today comes news that the Lower East Side will soon lose a skate shop. Brooklyn-based skateboard company, Bustin Boards, will soon terminate its four-year-old retail concept at 132 Allen Street. That’s right, the Longboard Loft now operates on borrowed time. One need only peer into the windows to see the tombstone signage holding court. Thanks […]

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Bustin’s Longboard Loft Now Open on Allen Street

Posted April 4, 2011 at 6:39 am

We’ve been following developments here for the last couple months, and can now report that the Longboard Loft is open for business.

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Longboard Loft at 132 Allen Adds Signage

Posted March 16, 2011 at 6:09 am

Brooklyn-based skateboard company Bustin has officially planted its flag at 132 Allen Street.

Coming Soon: Bustin’s Longboard Loft at 132 Allen

Last modified March 15, 2011 at 7:25 pm

Just the other day, we were marveling at how city skate culture remains alive and well.  Especially in the downtown arena.  Coleman Playground, located beneath the Manhattan Bridge on Monroe, is constantly brimming with skateboarders of all ages and skill levels; the new Cooper Union building was a popular skate park for a hot minute; […]

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Lower East Side Vintage and Thrift on the Outs?

Last modified December 5, 2010 at 1:34 pm

Discourse about the death of thrift shops and vintage stores is back on the table. An article published over at Crain’s this weekend, dubbed Vintage Stores out of Fashion, profiles a few recent neighborhood closures, including the loss of The Sweet Ones on Allen in June. Many in the industry are not only blaming the […]

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The Sweet Ones Evicted from 132 Allen Street

Last modified June 30, 2010 at 7:53 am

Vintage boutique newcomer The Sweet Ones opened at 132 Allen back in early November.  Seven months later, it’s now in trouble with the city.