In the News: New Kids’ Store on the Way

morgik••• “My Little Sunshine, which bills itself as a ‘one-stop shop for children’s clothes, toys, and haircut,’ has signed a 10-year lease for 725 square feet at 145 Hudson St., at Hubert Street. […] Opening for business in mid-March, this will be My Little Sunshine’s second location. Its first and only store is up in Chelsea.” That’s where the northern half of Morgik Metal used to be. —Crain’s

••• “Nearly three months after Hurricane Sandy ravaged the South Street Seaport, nine local restaurants and shops still shuttered are banding together to raise funds and help each other stay afloat while their doors remain closed. While the stores are waiting to rebuild, the funding campaign is letting them keep up a customer base. The site allows visitors to buy gift certificates to shops, which also include eateries Nelson Blue, Il Brigante, Stella Manhattan Bistro and Jack’s Coffee, as well as dermatologist Bobby Buka and dog groomer the Salty Paw. The certificates give the closed businesses support now, and can be redeemed when the stores and restaurants reopen.” —DNAinfo

••• “It’s a far cry from their posh Park Avenue pad, but the modest one-bedroom Battery Park City apartment [in Liberty House] that Ponzi scammer Peter Madoff just moved into is way better than his next home—an 8-by-6 cell in upstate Otisville federal penitentiary.” —New York Post

••• “The Landmarks Preservation Commission kept sending the developer and architect back to the drawing board to revamp plans for 104-106 South Street, so maybe the developer got fed up with the whole process? He has sold off the building for $7.3 million.” —Curbed


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