LAST GASP: Goodbye

November 27, 2010 by
Filed under: 11211, Williamsburg, Williamsburg Brooklyn 

Jon (who sent me the above photograph) writes:

I was saddened to see this sign. I know the hood is changing but this was the first shop I went into upon moving here in 98.  First, two Duane Reade’s now this!

This is the deli that Al (and a cat named Halloween) once presided over. What will come next is anyone’s guess. A nail salon perhaps? So it goes…

Miss Heather


3 Comments on LAST GASP: Goodbye

  1. janimpala on Sun, 28th Nov 2010 12:38 am
  2. Sad. That deli was there for a way long time. It was there when I moved to N9th in 92 and I went in mostly to visit the cat. Another sign of the apocolypse.

  3. dog owner on Sun, 28th Nov 2010 6:49 pm
  4. It’s a sad day ….

    The landlord wanted to double their rent. I also know that it has been hard for Mike without his Brother – Al. They have always been good neighbors, friends and a part of the community.

    Clinton Hill is very lucky since they are moving over there.

  5. Erica121 on Wed, 1st Dec 2010 10:13 pm
  6. The landlord up’d their rent from 13k to 25k a month. That kind of crap should be illegal and that greedy douchebag of a landlord should rot in hell. I lived in that neighborhood for 31 years only to watch it fall apart and become a wasteland, full of no-good, selfish, inconsiderate degenerates.

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