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After 20 years selling wine and spirits at 253 Elizabeth Street in Nolita, Elizabeth & Vine is packing up its booze and heading to the Bowery, the boulevard of dreams these days. But fear not local patrons! A sign in the window of the store, located between Houston and Prince Streets, reassures customers it's just a hop around the corner...321 feet away, to be exact. The trusty shop, known for its low prices, solid selection, and quirky store owner, will be setting up next to Whole Foods, at 269 Bowery, just below Houston Street.
Elizabeth & Vine will remain open this week while they transition their inventory, but the new wine shop should be officially up and running on the Bowery by this Friday—with a store name change to Bowery & Vine to accompany the move. Not only is the new location more spacious than their current 600 square feet on Elizabeth, but Bowery & Vine will probably get more foot traffic, too...lest we forget, wine is the one feature Whole Foods Bowery is without.
· Elizabeth & Vine [Yelp]