In the News: New FiDi Supermarket Is Open

••• “Shoppers Flock to Downtown’s Gourmet Key Food on Opening Day.” It’s called 55 Fulton Market and it’s open 24 hours. —DNAinfo (photo by Julie Shapiro for DNAinfo)

••• “An ugly duckling at 272-274 Canal St., on the northwest corner of Cortlandt Alley and next to the new TriBeCa Blu Hotel is waiting to be transformed into a swan once a lease for $800,000 per year is signed for the entire property. Melinda Miller of Winick Realty Group is marketing the four-story building with 1,800 square feet per floor on behalf of the ownership, which intends to install a new glass façade and significant signage for the next retailer.” —New York Post

••• “New York discount fashion retailer Necessary Clothing signed a major lease that insiders say is the largest deal on Canal Street, between Centre Street and West Broadway, in recent memory. Necessary Clothing, owned by the Cohen family, inked a deal to lease retail space at 261-263 Canal Street in late July.” Between Centre and W. Broadway…? Poor Lafayette Street, overlooked again. —The Real Deal

••• Manhattan Loft Guy looks at Murray Street real estate, sweetly pointing out who’s indispensable in these parts. Now excuse us while we get a room loft.

••• “At the Table Green food kiosk in Battery Park, which opened last month, servers are pouring a summery sangria made with cucumbers and mint—grown just a few feet away at the Battery’s 1-acre urban farm.” —DNAinfo

••• “H&M will plant six 10-foot statues of David Beckham throughout Manhattan tomorrow to promote the soccer player’s latest bodywear campaign.” One is at the South Street Seaport. —Racked


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