The OLD ROCCO'S SIGN
The traditional Italian restaurant Rocco in Greenwich Village has closed due to “greedy landlords,” as Rocco’s owner Antonio DaSilva says on the now-defunct restaurant’s voice greeting.
THE OLD ROCCO'S SIGN
"Yes the Old Sign with CARBONE Superimposed
all photos Daniel Bellino-Zwicke
GREENWICH VILLAGES LOSES CHERISHED CAFFE RESTAURANT BARand BAKERY (Vesuvio's)
First it was Rocco's a couple years ago. Rocco's Restaurant on Thompson Street was just one of few surving Old-School Italian Red-Sauce Restaurants left in New York's Greenwich Village .. As per usual with greedy-landlords and insane skyrocketing rental priced, the rent on Rocco's was jacked-up by another "Greedy Landlord" and Rocco's was "pushed out of business" and forced to shut its doors after almost 90 years in busines (Since 1922).
Milady's, one of the last remaining old-school neighborhood bar was forced out of business by "greedy landlords" and served their last Beer to sad and loyal customers on Sunday, Juanuary 12, 2014 ...
The beloved classic Italian Caffe, "CAFFE DANTE" Closed on Sunday, January 19, 2014
"What is this World Coming to?"
Reported From The VILLAGER ........ January 19, 2012