So, you remember that computer repair shop-plasma TV installers-DVD rental place on First Avenue between Sixth Street and Seventh Street? Yeah, Intervideo Electronics. They closed in June.
When the "for rent" signs went up during the summer, we were filled with The Dread... and it turns out that this was all for good reason.
Last night, a tipster told us something that no one wants to hear: A Subway (sandwich shop) is opening here at 108 First Ave. Workers on the scene confirmed it to the tipster.
And a look at DOB documents doubly confirms it...
How many more times will we see this: Cluttered little mom-and-pop shop closes; chain store opens.
So now, the east side of the street will stack up like this:
Whatever takes over for the shuttered Polonia
The best newish bar in the neighborhood