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Several Broome Street Restaurants Targeted in Late-night Burglaries this Week

Posted April 28, 2016 at 5:10 am

There was a string of robberies near the corner of Orchard and Broome Streets early yesterday morning. Sources tell us that Kottu House, Dudleys, Erin McKenna’s Bakery (nee Babycakes), and Farmhouse were all burglarized in succession. These restaurants reside within one block of each other. Cops were on the scene at daybreak yesterday and were […]

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Three Months Later, the Lucky Bee is Finally Getting its Gas Turned on

Posted April 18, 2016 at 5:00 am

​The Lucky Bee opened eight weeks ago at 252 Broome Street, formerly occupied by Jin Sushi. Since then, the restaurant has been operating in force without the benefit of cooking gas, the hookup for which mustn’t be taken for granted in the wake of the Second Avenue Explosion. That might change this week, though. As […]

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Historic Belgian Block Pavers Uncovered on Orchard and Broome During Resurfacing Work

Last modified April 11, 2016 at 2:27 pm

Some routine resurfacing work within the last few weeks uncovered the paving methods of a previous generation of Lower East Siders. Several local streets were scraped bare three weeks ago as part of a $17.9 million job (#HW2CR16B) that includes resurfacing work in the boroughs of Manhattan and the Bronx. In doing so, the historic Belgian Block […]

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Kehila Kedosha Janina Sets May 22 for 2nd Annual ‘Greek Jewish Festival’

Posted April 4, 2016 at 10:17 am

The Kehila Kedosha Janina on Broome Street just set the date for its second annual Greek Jewish Festival. Mark the calendars for Sunday, May 22 (12pm-6pm). Hosted by the 89-year-old tenement synagogue – and a bevy of local co-sponsors – the event again promises a celebration of “the unique heritage of this historic community through traditional food, music, and […]

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Lower East Side Streets to be Resurfaced this Week

Posted March 21, 2016 at 5:13 am

Several Lower East Side streets will get a touch-up this week. The milling equipment is out and will soon grind the asphalt in preparation of resurfacing. Rolling schedule begins this week. Broome, Hester, Jefferson, and Rutgers Streets, among others, will all go under the knife. The roadwork is part of a $17.9 million job (#HW2CR16B) […]

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Chelsea’s Derek Eller Gallery Breaks Ground at Former Broome Street Auto Repair Shop

Posted March 15, 2016 at 5:10 am

The former Chinese auto mechanic at 300 Broome Street shuttered last October for a much richer clientele. Five months later, the prophecy has come to pass. Chelsea’s Derek Eller Gallery is finally making inroads at its new Lower East Side location. The nineteen-year-old showroom broke ground at 300 Broome Street within the last couple days. […]

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CB3 Supports Co-Naming Broome Street Block for Former President of Kehila Kedosha Janina

Posted February 11, 2016 at 5:00 am

Forever deemed the smelliest block in all of Manhattan, the northwest corner of Broome and Allen Streets is getting a makeover. In name only. Gears are now in motion to bestow a more palatable designation. One that is way more honorable – street co-naming for a former pillar of the community. That’s right, “Hy Genee […]

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CB3 Approves Traffic Reversal on Broome Street Because Essex Crossing

Posted February 10, 2016 at 5:16 am

With the four sites of Phase I in full gear, Essex Crossing is wreaking havoc on the streets cross-crossing the development area. Traffic has markedly worsened in the area directly feeding the Williamsburg Bridge, where big rigs bottleneck the streets with deliveries on the regular. Residents aren’t too thrilled, especially with regard to constant queuing […]

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Newest LES Hotel Reveals Itself on Broome Street

Posted February 9, 2016 at 5:12 am

​263 Broome Street has been born again hard as a trendy boutique hotel. Over the weekend, workers finally removed the mess of nets and ironwork from the seven-story superstructure. It’s gone commando, and further pimped by a tacky yellow spotlight scheme for nighttime hours. There it is… The as-yet-unnamed lodge occupies seven floors and boast […]

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Prosperity Dumpling Will Reopen at 365 Broome Street Next Month

Posted January 21, 2016 at 5:00 am

In case confirmation was needed, this leasing signs dispels any possibility of Prosperity Dumpling reopening at 46 Eldridge Street. Instead, the establishment will launch anew on Broome Street, and sooner than we thought. This is welcome news for those who can still stomach their brand of dim-sum after the notorious back-alley kitchen and roach infestation […]

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