A rumor is circulating on fb that Gem Spa has closed for good. Not seeing anything about it on the web but I guess they've been struggling for awhile.


- steve 5-06-2020 1:02 pm

Never heard of them, and it does not look delicious to me but since its a hit since the roaring 20's, I am out numbered.....sorry NYers for your loss


- Skinny 5-06-2020 1:11 pm [add a comment]


They made a decent egg cream and their magazine selection was quite good, though they phased that out a few years ago. More a landmark than anything else.


- steve 5-06-2020 1:25 pm [add a comment]


24 hour news stand. Where you went to get first edition NYT theater and art reviews. 


- bill 5-06-2020 5:44 pm [add a comment]


Guess it's true.

 


- steve 5-07-2020 10:10 pm [add a comment]


ah the place on the corner, yes bought magazines there.....
- Skinny 5-07-2020 10:21 pm [add a comment]


How do you loose your lotto license ?
- bill 5-08-2020 6:26 am [add a comment]



The combination of troubles started late last spring, when Gem Spa lost their license to sell cigarettes and tobacco products a large source of revenue. (A now-former employee reportedly sold cigarettes to an undercover minor.) In addition, their lottery license was suspended last spring for an outstanding debt.

Gem Spa also stopped selling newspapers and magazines, a dwindling revenue source and a marked shift in consumer behavior

https://evgrieve.com/2020/05/gem-spa-will-not-reopen.html


- bill 5-08-2020 7:38 am [add a comment]


https://ny.eater.com/2020/5/7/21251213/gem-spa-east-village-closing

freaks at GS


- bill 5-09-2020 7:59 am [add a comment]





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