Thursday, January 21, 2016
On Saturday evening, the Sock Man closed down on St. Mark's Place for good.
Photographer Nick McManus, a group portrait artist who works on Impossible Project Polaroids for gallery exhibition in New York, shared these photos as owner Marty Rosen and friends said goodbye to its storefront of 33 years...
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We first reported on Jan. 7 that the shop would be closing. Rosen was apparently facing an unmanageable rent hike from new landlord Raphael Toledano.
Rosen hopes to find another space in the neighborhood. Until then, the Sock Man remains open for business at www.thesockman.com.