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2009_12_grimaldis.jpgWhen famed Brooklyn pizzeria Grimaldi's backed out of its new space on John Street last year, it left behind a mountain debt in back rent. And now a judge has ordered owner Frank Ciolli to pay his Manhattan landlord the full $115,000 in back rent, and also the rent for the next 15 years, $2.3 million, because he broke his lease. [NYP; previously]

135 John St., New York, NY