Manna Digs In

Posted on April 6, 2008 by


Remember the controversy surrounding the Record Shack and neighboring businesses being evicted last year?  Well, despite having several other locations all over Harlem, Manna is refusing to give up their prime location on 125th Street.  See below for details:

Getting rid of evicted Harlem soul-food restaurant Manna’s has proven harder than getting baked macaroni from a pan.

The soul-food hot spot was sold for $50 million last July along with 16 other properties in the historic neighborhood around Frederick Douglass Boulevard and 125th Street. They had until Feb. 1 to get out.

But the restaurant refused to leave its location at 306 W. 125th St. – a violation of its lease, records show.

Now the developers want $50,000 for each extra month Manna’s stays, says a Manhattan Supreme Court suit.

Read the rest of the story: [New York Post]

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