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


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


freaks at GS

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

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