“Hey, don’t walk out with that!” shouted Brian Butterick, general manager of the recently opened Rapture Cafe & Books. He chased after a person exiting the store around 2 a.m. on Jan. 1.
The offending patron had made off with an item not removed from Rapture’s floor-to-ceiling bookcase or freestanding news racks—which were stocked with Read More
The Real Estate today launches a new weekly feature called Shott on Location. Counter Espionage columnist Chris Shott will blog live about shops, stores, restaurants, bars, clubs and other retail locales around the city.
“Do you have to pay for wireless?” asked a lady in a fuzzy gray sweater, seated upon the Read More
One grande fire-water latte coming up.
At a time when other indie book stores are succumbing to the Amazon/Barnes & Noble factor, one East Village retailer is entering the lit biz with a proven strategy to boost revenues: Booze.
Opening this December at 200 Avenue A–site of the soon-to-be-shuttered Clockwork Orange-themed Korova Read More