Judge Gives City Permission to Empty Essex Street Market Stall (Updated 9/5)

Some Essex Street Market Vendors Experience Drop in Business, Express Concerns For Future

Batista Grocery in Essex Street Market Changes Hands

Developers Take First Steps Toward Demolition of Empty Essex Street Market Building

You’ll Soon Be Able to Buy Flowers at the Essex Street Market

Scenes from Last Night’s Essex Street Market Tasting

News Flash: The Essex Street Market is Open For Business!

There’s been a lot of talk in recent months about the Essex Street Market’s future.  Years from now, it’s moving to a new facility as part of the big Essex Crossing development project.  But some people seem to have gotten the mistaken impression that the place is already closed. Not so!

CB3 Asked For Feedback on SPURA Park, Fate of Essex Market Vendors Discussed

Here’s an update on the planning for Essex Crossing, the large residential and commercial project coming to the former Seward Park urban renewal area.

Community Board 3 Seeks Information From City Regarding Essex Market Vendors

This week we have been following the legal back and forth between the NYC Economic Development Corp.(EDC) and a longtime vendor at the Essex Street Market.  Last night, members of Community Board 3 briefly discussed the situation and the broader issue of protections for businesses at the market.

Followup: Essex Street Market Vendor Sues City, Alleging Discrimination

As we reported a couple of days ago, a longtime vendor in the Essex Street Market is fighting a decision from the city to force her from the retail facility.  This afternoon, there’s new information.

City Declines to Renew Permit For Longtime Essex Street Market Vendor

Lately, we’ve been talking about new arrivals at the Essex Street Market (bagels, ice cream and soup have been added to the retail mix).  But — pending legal proceedings — there’s also a noteworthy departure to report; a merchant who’s been part of the market for 23 years.

Essex Street Market Adds Vendors, Even as Relocation Plans Move Forward

The following story first appeared in the November 2013 edition of The Lo-Down’s print magazine.

Essex Street Market Bagels: Davidovich Bakery’s Grand Opening Today

The new team at Davidovich Bakery’s first retail bagel shop is all ready for today’s grand opening at the Essex Street Market.

Would-be Heir to H&H Bagel Empire Readies Essex Street Market Stall

It looks like Davidovich Bakery, a Queens company hoping to pick up where H&H Bagels left off, is coming to the Essex Street Market.

Pondering the Essex Street Market’s “Utopian Alchemy”

Today the New York Times files a “think piece” on the Essex Street Market, wondering whether any of its special spirit can be transferred to a shiny new facility that will be part of the “Essex Crossing” development project.