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Upper West Side bookstore closes amid accusations of fraud

An Upper West Side bookstore that opened to fanfare and enthusiasm in 2014 has closed amid fraud allegations and...

Upper West Side bookstore closes amid accusations of fraud
The Strand Bookstore and store owner Nancy Bass Wyden (Credit: Getty Images)

Over owner’s protests, city landmarks Strand bookstore

It’s official: The home of the Strand bookstore is now a historical site, and the owners are not happy....

Over owner’s protests, city landmarks Strand bookstore
Are the bookstores coming back?

Are the bookstores coming back?

New Yorkers have it all — except for bookstores. For years, bookstore after bookstore has closed in a city known for its literary prowess.

Are the bookstores coming back?
Final chapter for Posman Books’ flagship in Grand Central

Final chapter for Posman Books’ flagship in Grand Central

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority decided not to renew independent bookstore Posman Books’ lease at Grand Central Terminal – its...

Final chapter for Posman Books’ flagship in Grand Central
Landlord seeks to triple revenue for Village retail space

Landlord seeks to triple revenue for Village retail space

A Greenwich Village landlord is reportedly looking to double the rent for a retail space that Shakespeare & Company...

Landlord seeks to triple revenue for Village retail space
Final chapter for Rizzoli bookstore as demolition awaits

Final chapter for Rizzoli bookstore as demolition awaits

The Landmarks Preservation Commission is weighing an application to preserve the interior of the Rizzoli Bookstore, just days before...

Final chapter for Rizzoli bookstore as demolition awaits
Rizzoli Bookstore at 31 West 57th Street

Rizzoli Bookstore to continue fight for landmark status

 Those hoping to save the much loved and elegant Rizzoli Bookstore remain positive despite being denied landmark status.

Rizzoli Bookstore to continue fight for landmark status
Vantage negotiating deal to keep Washington Heights bookstore in space

Vantage negotiating deal to keep Washington Heights bookstore in space

Shop operators and officials from the Northern Manhattan Arts Alliance have been working with Vantage Properties to hammer out...

Vantage negotiating deal to keep Washington Heights bookstore in space
Books-A-Million withdraws bid to purchase 30 Borders stores

Books-A-Million withdraws bid to purchase 30 Borders stores

A Books-A-Million store and a Borders store Books-A-Million has withdrawn its bid to purchase 30 of the Borders Group’s...

Books-A-Million withdraws bid to purchase 30 Borders stores
“Micro-libraries” cropping up across the city

“Micro-libraries” cropping up across the city

Even as traditional bookstores are closing (Borders began its liquidation sales today), privately funded “micro-libraries” are cropping up across...

“Micro-libraries” cropping up across the city
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