NYC's famous Stage Deli closes


NEW YORK (AP) — The famous Stage Deli in Manhattan has closed.

Co-owner Paul Zolenge says the dining landmark had been struggling for some time.

He tells The New York Times ( ) that yet another rent increase was expected when the lease ended in a few months.

The deli, on Seventh Avenue near 54th Street, got its start 75 years ago.

It was known for overstuffed sandwiches named for celebrities.


Information from: The New York Times,

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