Hardware Store

Longtime Grand Street Hardware Store ‘Good Locksmith’ is Moving [Updated]

Last modified December 2, 2016 at 12:47 pm

Good Locksmith, the reliable mom-and-pop hardware shop located at 317 Grand Street, is reportedly moving next door. They’ve been on the Lower East Side for more than a decade. A sign inside the store alerts customers, as do the bare shelves. Update: a reader tells us, “I spoke to stephen who the grown son and […]

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Longtimer ‘Mott Hardware’ Closes Shop After Decades in Little Italy

Posted August 31, 2016 at 9:28 am

Here’s some sad news – another mom-and-pop business down for the count. Mott Hardware, the utilitarian stalwart at the corner of Kenmare Street, is going out of business. Today is the last day of its lease. The update was announced via computer printout taped to the front door. But by yesterday evening, half the marquee […]

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Marly Building Supply Closes Shop on Delancey Street After Rent Hike

Posted December 2, 2014 at 5:50 am

Those leasing signs above Marly Building Supply on Delancey were evidence enough. The banners arrived back in August and signaled in no uncertain terms that the longtime corner hardware store would bite the dust. Four months later, that day has arrived. Store employees dismantled the shop yesterday, unloading goods onto a flatbed parked curbside. The […]

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Coming Soon: Schames Paint Supply at 90 Delancey

Last modified May 11, 2010 at 12:48 pm

Roughly forty-eight hours after strong winds violently revealed the ghost of Vicmarr Electronics’ past on Delancey, there is now a fresh canopy in place.  Yesterday afternoon, a pair of workers on ladders installed the new store signage for Schames Paint Supply, which is relocating north from its perennial Essex Street HQ.