The Phinney Market at 5918 Phinney Ave. N. will close at the end of January, another victim of the economy and a proposed rent increase.
The Market’s owners just sent out an email:
I’m very sorry so to say that we will not be renewing our lease. The Phinney Market will be closed at the end of January. We have found that we cannot maintain this business with such a high overhead and low volume.
For your convenience our deli will be open:
Please check in for grocery discounts, and make sure to use your gift cards and sandwich cards while you can. This decision has been very difficult. We will miss you dearly.
The Phinney Market reopened with new owners on April 3, 2009. A store by the same name had occupied that spot until August 2008.