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LoveKosherEats Jun 19, 2007 06:09 AM

Just heard word that Gertel's is closing... tear~ :(

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    Kosher Critic Jun 19, 2007 08:50 AM

    Kossar's is about all that's left from the old time shops.

    1. pitagirl Jun 19, 2007 05:54 PM

      awww!!! no one else makes the big cookies!!!

      did they ever reopen the candy store next door to Gertels?

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        LoveKosherEats Jun 19, 2007 07:12 PM

        dont think so :(

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          texnosh Jun 19, 2007 08:48 PM

          Gus' Pickle Shop is still there (name may be different) as of last year.

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        traceybell Jun 19, 2007 09:33 PM

        i'll miss their apricot thumbprint cookies even though recently i got one that was going green (ugh), but moreover I'll miss their dreary presence. It's exciting to go into a drab and unfriendly place like that for the first time and come out with something delicious or just something you haven't tried before. It's not so exciting when a place is shiny and new and obvious and trying to please. Does every single square inch of Manhattan have to be spruced up so it all eventually looks the same?

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          unclemoishy770 Jun 20, 2007 07:17 PM

          we asked when we were in there sunday (6/17) and they said they were moving to williamsburg and will be wholesale only.

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            Himishgal Jun 21, 2007 04:51 AM

            Check out this article in the 6/20/07 issue of the NY Post .....

            www.nypost.com/seven/06202007/news/re...

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