Tag: Mars Bar

Unrecognizable: Former Village Institutions and what has taken their place

It’s no secret that the Village has changed.  However, due to rising demand for real estate, hyper-gentrification threatens the unique and special fabric of our neighborhoods.  It’s not just small and independent businesses and cultural institutions that are being lost, but …

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A Roundup of Mars Bar News

Waiting for the Wrecking Ball (NY Times) Mars Bar- Before & After (Off the Grid) Mars is Gone (Jeremiah’s Vanishing New York) The End of an Era, in Photos (The Gog Log) Mars Bar Murals (The Local East Village) The …

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Mars Bar Demolition Now Official

In a former post, we took a look at the past and future of the Mars Bar. Today we sadly report that the building’s demolition has been made official…

Mars Bar — Before & After

A few days ago, the venerable Mars bar on the corner of 2nd Avenue and 1st Street painted “Thanks for the memories, miss you all” over its entrance, in expectation of the much-anticipated demise of the beloved business and the building which …

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