The plywood tumor arrived late last week at 196 Avenue A between 12th Street and 13th Street.
The DOB signage shows a storefront rendering...
... the sign on the door here shows a business named Convive...
We found a job listing for the incoming shop that offered a few more details about the business:
Convive is a new retail store in the East Village of New York City that believes the process of buying wine should be easy and enjoyable. We build strong relationships with clients because we enjoy engaging with them: we create and seek out shared experiences. Additionally, we provide our clients with excellent customers services, rare/allocated wines and vast expertise.
The previous tenant here, Avenue A Wine & Liquor, closed about this time last year.
Late last year, Dalan Management and real-estate investing firm Avenue Realty Capital bought 194-196 Avenue A and 503-505 East 12th Street for $16.8 million.