And those workers continue to tell inquisitive passersby that the space will soon be home to an Empanada Mama. (We first reported this in May.)
We still haven't seen any official coming-soon signage just yet. This would make for the fourth EM in the city, including one at 95 Allen St. on the Lower East Side.
Papaya Dog shuttered here last fall, ending a 16-year-run.
The Panda Express still wasn't open as of yesterday across 14th Street.