The Russell Street Deli may be closing due to not being able to survive in current location. The 30-year- old restaurant might be looking for a new location because of dispute with the building’s landlord, Sanford Nelson of Firm Real Estates.
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The dispute is over repairs the landlord wants the tenets to help pay for. The landlord ask for $50,000.00 to help repair floor. The current lease $1700.00 per month would be increased to $3700.00 per month for 5 years to cover cost of repairs. The Eastern Market Farmers Restaurant, and The Mootown Ice cream Shoppe recently closed their doors.
Currently the Russell Street Deli is looking at other available locations and is set to close September 28, 2019 if this dispute can not be worked out.