97 Stanton Street

‘Freshco’ Bodega Debuts at 97 Stanton Street

Last modified January 7, 2014 at 8:39 am

Ladies and gents, your newest Hell Square bodega. As expected, the replacement convenience store debuted at 97 Stanton Street last week. It’s called Freshco, and takes the torch from the Hispanic-owned JAE which shuttered last year. Green-and-brown awning and illuminated signage now define this storefront. We are told that Freshco is owned by the same […]

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Corner Grocers Team Opening New Bodega at Former JEA on Stanton

Posted December 2, 2013 at 6:00 am

JEA grocery at 97 Stanton called it quits earlier this fall after more than fifteen years on the block. Many considered it one of the last “real” bodegas in this corner of the Lower East Side. Ownership apparently decided against reopening elsewhere in the neighborhood because rents are simply out of control. Since its closure, […]

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