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World of Video has been open in Greenwich Village for a whopping and extremley impressive 29 years, but Jeremiah's Vanishing New York reports that their reign is about to come to an end. The neighborhood favorite has lost its lease at 51 Greenwich Avenue, and it will be forced to close for good on April 28th.
The sign on the door reads: "It is with great sadness that we are forced to announce World of Video will be closing its doors forever. We have shared great entertainment, engaged in casual and often personal conversation. Thank you for an amazing 29 years..." The note is also covered with handwritten farewells, including an outraged "NO!!!" and an optimistic "Let's buy the inventory and open elsewhere in the neighborhood." JVNY adds that upon hearing the news, one passerby put it best when she said, "Here comes another goddamn Marc Jacobs."
· World of Video [Jeremiah's Vanishing New York]