Photos and reporting by Stacie Joy
We've been noting the changes of happening on Second Avenue and St. Mark's Place with the departure of the long-running "Stomp" and the closure of the decades-spanning survivor Dallas BBQ.
Meanwhile, work continues on the SW corner ... where an outpost of Brooklyn-based Poetica Coffee is opening in the first quarter of 2023.
Owner Parviz Mukhamadkulov invited EVG contributor Stacie Joy in for a look at the in-progress conversion of the space...
Mukhamadkulov has said he'd like to honor the longtime former tenant, Gem Spa... so perhaps they'll be an egg cream on the menu too.