NYT Discovers Grand Street … Again

Doesn’t it seem like once a year there’s an article in the New York Times about our quaint little neighborhood? The story usually has something to do with bialys giving way to coffee shops — not so much rags to riches as Hassids to Hipsters.

Well, in case you missed it, check out the front page of the real estate section in your Sunday paper for a substantial version of that old story, plus a nice slideshow of the neighborhood’s changing landscape.

And on the flip side is this great old photo unearthed on Facebook this week, the corner of Grand and Madison from the 1930s:

Cozy corner 1930s