Paris Baguette, a French-style bakery chain backed by a Korean family, has closed and emptied out its store on Broadway and 70th Street. “One of the workers said that Paris Baguette is gone and not just remodeling,” tipster Steven wrote. A recent article detailed some of the chain’s struggles. Thanks to Ian, Lola, Steven and Lila for the tips.
Flying Tiger will close all of its stores, including the one on Columbus and 81st, by the end of November, the company announced on Facebook. Flying Tiger sells all sorts of unique toys, gifts and household products, mostly for just a few bucks. “We have had our ups and downs but have always felt the love from our customers… and that love is reciprocated. However, the past 7 months have, for obvious reasons, been a bigger struggle for us than we could have ever imagined, which is why we have made the extremely difficult decision to close all our stores in the United States as of late November.
Vineyard Vines, a preppy clothing chain, is opening a new store in the Time Warner Center “hopefully by the end of the month,” the Lincoln Square BID announced.