Saturday, August 25, 2007

Taken to the Cleaners


















S. Bernier
Broadway and 90th Street
Demolished

I'll Drink To That

Or not.
















E. Halper Liquors
Delancy Street
Demolished


Life might begin at 8AM, but I'm not sure drinking should. Think this sign would make a cool refrigerator magnet? Click here to purchase one!






























Location information lost, along with the clock.










Discount Liquor
Broadway at 105th Street
Demolished in 1991

Still Hungry?

Broken clocks come in all ethnic varieties.


Mexican in Tribeca
Pancho Villa's
Hudson and Duane Street
Vanished






Italian on the Upper West Side
Panerella's Resstaurant
509-611 Columbus Avenue between 84th and 85th Street
Vanished




Japanese in Chelsea
Vanished

























Italian on the Lower East Side













Chinese in Chinatown
Silver Palace Restuarant
Canal and Broadway
Vanished

Time to Eat?


Blimpie's
370 7th Avenue
Broken


Just don't try to use this clock to help you make a train at nearby Penn Station.

Or Here


Lou G. Seigel
209 West 38th Street


Having abandoned its restaurant, Siegel's operates a catering establishment on 14th Street. Check out its website, though. There's a cool photo of its original 1930's restaurant and clock!

Abe Couldn't Eat Here Any More


formerly The 2nd Avenue Deli
at 10th Street
Closed




A sad chapter in the life of New York City.

A Chase bank has replaced this famous institution.

The Pretenders


Samba's
Location unknown


The clock says it all: CLOSED.



















M T Deli
Third Avenue at 23rd Street






Goldilocks Deli
Downtown
Out of Business

Smile, though your heart is aching

The delis remain (and some gastronomes want to know why) but the facades have been remodeled clocks removed.


Smiler's
726 8th Avenue
Removed




Smiler's
637 9th Avenue
Removed




Smiler's
Downtown
Removed



Smiler's
7th Avenue
Removed