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The Paul Frank store at the corner of Mulberry and Kenmare has closed after ten years in business. The only New York location of the California-based company announced the news with a set of signs reading "Closed Forever" atop papered windows.
The reason for the shuttering is undisclosed. Obvious conclusions are rent hikes, corporate restructuring, or maybe people are no longer lining up for Julius-the-monkey logo gear. What's certain is that there is now a nice corner space open in downtown Manhattan, which shouldn't take long to fill.
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