Quigley’s to close

Quigley's owner Jim Frey, pictured in 2006.

By Sabina Mollot

First Avenue bar and grill Quigley’s will be closing after seven years in business, owner Jim Frey of Stuyvesant Town said this week.

“We had a very good run,” said Frey, who said a rent hike was the biggest reason for his and his partner’s decision, although a decline in business since the recession began was also a factor. Continue reading