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 Post subject: Stogo is closing for good on Nov 25
PostPosted: Sat Nov 24, 2012 3:25 am 
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from there facebook: "Sadly, Sunday will be the last day for Stogo. Come celebrate your memories with us Sunday evening! Bring booze if you wish to toast the end!"
http://www.facebook.com/pages/Stogo-Gou ... 0172999554

i will be going to get my last fix this weekend and you should do the same!


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 Post subject: Re: Stogo is closing for good on Nov 25
PostPosted: Sat Nov 24, 2012 10:28 am 
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Was there last night for my last fix of vanilla ginger bourbon. I suggest even going today if you can, she might not have much left by Sunday!


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 Post subject: Re: Stogo is closing for good on Nov 25
PostPosted: Sun Nov 25, 2012 1:35 pm 
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Booo!!!!! I'm not surprised, rent must be ridic in that location.

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 Post subject: Re: Stogo is closing for good on Nov 25
PostPosted: Sun Nov 25, 2012 8:07 pm 
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aww, i never got to try any of their stuff :(

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 Post subject: Re: Stogo is closing for good on Nov 25
PostPosted: Tue Nov 27, 2012 11:06 am 
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That's so sad! Was there any hint that this was happening?

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 Post subject: Re: Stogo is closing for good on Nov 25
PostPosted: Tue Nov 27, 2012 11:12 am 
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They're blaming losses from the storm, but I'm guessing it was more because the ice cream wasn't very good and people weren't very nice.


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 Post subject: Re: Stogo is closing for good on Nov 25
PostPosted: Tue Nov 27, 2012 11:17 am 
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That sucks, I was gonna go there on my next NYC trip! Lula's damn well better not go ANWHERE or I will seriously cry.

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 Post subject: Re: Stogo is closing for good on Nov 25
PostPosted: Tue Nov 27, 2012 2:00 pm 
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http://www.dnainfo.com/new-york/2012112 ... lage-close

Combination of rent and Sandy put the nail in. They were planning to move for cheaper rent but ran out of time. There is good reason to worry about other downtown Manhattan businesses that lost so much revenue and inventory, but I haven't heard anything specific about Lula's.


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 Post subject: Re: Stogo is closing for good on Nov 25
PostPosted: Tue Nov 27, 2012 2:09 pm 
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Lula's is doing fine. They lost some ice cream while without power for almost a week, but that's it. They're down to a four day week for the winter, but I believe that was announced pre-Sandy.


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 Post subject: Re: Stogo is closing for good on Nov 25
PostPosted: Thu Nov 29, 2012 10:51 pm 
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SeitanSaidDance wrote:
They're blaming losses from the storm, but I'm guessing it was more because the ice cream wasn't very good and people weren't very nice.

Thank you for sharing my sentiment! I've always thought Lula's was better. But my heart will always belong to Scoops in LA. Still, it's sad to lose another vegan business.


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 Post subject: Re: Stogo is closing for good on Nov 25
PostPosted: Fri Jan 25, 2013 8:54 am 
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I always thought Stogo was a bit disappointing, I went when I was in the area but would never go out of my way to go there. Still, it's sad to hear another business has disappeared.


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 Post subject: Re: Stogo is closing for good on Nov 25
PostPosted: Fri Jan 25, 2013 12:33 pm 
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Third Rail Coffee is moving into the space now.


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 Post subject: Re: Stogo is closing for good on Nov 25
PostPosted: Fri Jan 25, 2013 9:26 pm 
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 Post subject: Re: Stogo is closing for good on Nov 25
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I heard some horrifying rumors about Lula's closing.


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 Post subject: Re: Stogo is closing for good on Nov 25
PostPosted: Mon Jan 28, 2013 11:09 am 
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I think they cut back their hours for the winter, but I haven't heard anything about them actually closing. That would make me the saddest panda to ever panda. Will ask around.

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 Post subject: Re: Stogo is closing for good on Nov 25
PostPosted: Mon Jan 28, 2013 11:29 am 
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SeitanSaidDance wrote:
I think they cut back their hours for the winter, but I haven't heard anything about them actually closing. That would make me the saddest panda to ever panda. Will ask around.

ETA: NOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO

NOOOO! I would just die. Someone buy it from them!

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 Post subject: Re: Stogo is closing for good on Nov 25
PostPosted: Mon Jan 28, 2013 12:24 pm 
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Maybe they should think about modernizing, that place looks like it hasn't been updated since 1890!

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 Post subject: Re: Stogo is closing for good on Nov 25
PostPosted: Mon Jan 28, 2013 12:28 pm 
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NOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO
That better not happen. If they announce they're closing, looks like I have to go back to NYC for one last hurraw.

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 Post subject: Re: Stogo is closing for good on Nov 25
PostPosted: Mon Jan 28, 2013 12:50 pm 
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SeitanSaidDance wrote:
I think they cut back their hours for the winter, but I haven't heard anything about them actually closing. That would make me the saddest panda to ever panda. Will ask around.

ETA: NOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO


oh man. that is sad for them and US! really sad for us!

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 Post subject: Re: Stogo is closing for good on Nov 25
PostPosted: Mon Jan 28, 2013 4:26 pm 
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Yeah, I was talking to someone who knows the owners and basically gave me the wife's story. Her ex is half owner, doesn't want to do any of the actual work, and still wants profits.

I'll be pretty upset if it closes.


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 Post subject: Re: Stogo is closing for good on Nov 25
PostPosted: Mon Jan 28, 2013 8:49 pm 
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This article was on the NY Post today.
http://www.nypost.com/p/news/local/manh ... 8339aqFYrJ

I hope they don't close. It's the best ice cream shop ever! It would be really sad if they close.

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 Post subject: Re: Stogo is closing for good on Nov 25
PostPosted: Tue Jan 29, 2013 12:28 am 
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Does/did Derrick Hackett ever work there? I've seen regular faces working there, but maybe they were just employees. I hope they work out an agreement that doesn't involve the nuclear option. It would be really shitty to go from zero to two and back to zero vegan ice cream shops around here.

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 Post subject: Re: Stogo is closing for good on Nov 25
PostPosted: Tue Jan 29, 2013 12:43 am 
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Derrick worked the counter early on, but he wasn't much of a people person, so his role became mostly making the ice cream. Brad's insight on this is interesting, but I'd like to smack the person who only thinks "she" shouldn't air her dirty laundry.


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 Post subject: Re: Stogo is closing for good on Nov 25
PostPosted: Tue Jan 29, 2013 6:13 am 
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hope they figure out how to dissolve their business partnership without closing up shop.


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 Post subject: Re: Stogo is closing for good on Nov 25
PostPosted: Tue Jan 29, 2013 7:56 am 
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Thanks for posting the article link about Lula's veganchefray. Hope the business can be salvaged whatever happens between them.


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