Reality Check, Please: Subway Will Open Grand Street Store on Wednesday


According to Bowery Boogie, a new Subway location will open this Wednesday on the corner of Grand and Ludlow streets. The fact that New York is getting yet another fast-food franchise is less notable than the fact that this particular franchise is situated on the ground floor of a the Palazzo Grey, a so-called luxury development that was undoubtedly angling for a restaurant more in line with the rarefied aesthetics and budgets of its private tenants. Sometimes, it seems, signs of the times come drenched in bacon ranch dressing with a side of Lay’s.

This article from the Village Voice Archive was posted on August 10, 2009


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