From the Shake Shack officials:
After much thoughtful consideration, we have elected to forgo plans to build a Shake Shack in Nolita. We were incredibly excited about investing in such an authentic neighborhood with its bustling retail scene and vibrant street life. Unfortunately, we could not solve the problem of building something that both made good business sense and was harmonious with the concerns of immediate neighbors. We are proud of our history of opening restaurants that strengthen their communities, and we’ll continue to seek out unique locations in neighborhoods where a Shake Shack will be cherished and have much to contribute.NIMBYS, we were wrong, and you and your stoops win. See further coverage of the Shacklash here and here. Have thoughts, reactions? Stick 'em in the comments if you please.
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