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It’s ‘Game Over’ For This Video Game Store’s St. Marks Location

yogurt28 Bit and Up has left 35 St. Marks Place after three years on the building’s second floor, but it isn’t Game Over for the vintage video-game shop.

The store — which specializes in discontinued gaming systems like Odyssey, Coleco, Atari and NES — is starting a new life at 86 East Third Street, near First Avenue.

“We were forced to leave the building,” explained Fred Tangredi, a store manager. He cited building code violations but declined to go into specifics.
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Williamsburg Is Getting Yet Another Gene Kaufman Building

83 Kent Avenue. (Photo: Jia Guo)

83 Kent Avenue. (Photo: Jia Guo)

There’s yet more change coming to Kent Avenue, just a few blocks from where a chunk of the Domino site is headed for demolition. A filing with the Department of Buildings indicates that the owner of 83 Kent Avenue is seeking to build a seven-story building on the lot near North 9th. Reached by phone yesterday, Jay Weitzman, a member of the LLC that owns the lot, told B+B the new building would include affordable housing units, but didn’t want to speak further about the project.
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