store closings

Iconic bookstore priced out of Greenwich Village after 30 years

Lefty neighborhood institution, Unoppressive Non-Imperialist Bargain Books, will close its doors on its 34 Carmine St. storefront this month following a rent hike. The shop is set to be cleared...

America’s last Howard Johnson's restaurant closes, lists for $10

It’s official: There are no longer any HoJo eateries left in the US.

NYC’s internet-famous Rainbow Bagel shop closed ‘due to health concerns’

The weather has abruptly turned very stormy. 

Beloved NYC Italian restaurant Forlini’s closes after 79 years

After nearly eight decades of serving up old country classics, this Italian-American landmark has sold its final veal scaloppini. 

Walmart closed, sanitized dozens of stores over Omicron variant concerns

Walmart closed nearly 60 stores for two days in December as a precaution against rising COVID-19 infections that have been driven by the Omicron variant, according to a report. The...

New Yorkers can help save our small businesses—and the city

Despite gloomy predictions about the end of New York City, energy is returning to the streets we love.

CVS closing nearly a tenth of its drugstores over next 3 years

The company said Thursday that it will close about 300 stores a year for the next three years, nearly a tenth of its roughly 10,000 retail locations.

NYC Council's rent control bill for stores will only sabotage recovery

City lawmakers are racing to stop Gotham’s post-COVID economic recovery in its tracks, by pushing the same kind of rent regulation for commercial property that has locked the city’s residential...

Fotografiska shutters Stephen Starr restaurant Veronika

Fotografiska, the Swedish photography museum at 281 Park Avenue South, closed the shutter on acclaimed restaurant Veronika this week — but it won’t say why. The abrupt closing of Stephen...

Nabisco factory in New Jersey closing after 63 years

Friday was the last day for residents of a New Jersey town to smell the sweet aroma of freshly baked Oreo cookies as the community’s Nabisco plant shut down after...