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Beloved NYC institutions lost in 2020

Beloved NYC institutions lost in 2020
New York will be back — but it won’t be the same without hundreds of beloved city spots that closed during the pandemic, and due to COVID-19.

New York will be back — but it won’t be the same without hundreds of beloved city spots that closed during the pandemic.store which closed its doors for good after a months-long blowout sale, in New York., New York, NY (Google Maps) The East Village “hippie hangout” where photographer Robert Mapplethorpe bought punk rocker Patti Smith her first egg cream closed in May after nearly a century at St.“Forced to close the store due to New York City & State Covid restrictions implemented six weeks ago in the interest of safety to our customers and staff, we had hoped to reopen once things stabilized.

” The store — which was featured on the back cover of the New York Dolls’ first album — was also referenced by poets Allen Ginsberg and Ted Berrigan in their works, and served as a backdrop in the 1984 film, “Desperately Seeking Susan” starring Madonna.(Steven Sunshine / New York Daily News) The Monkey Bar’s timeless Jazz Age charm carried through right to the bitter end.

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