Broome Street


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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The Lucky Bee to Begin Broome Street Service on Thursday

Posted January 19, 2016 at 5:17 am

The pollination of 252 Broome Street begins this week. Jin Sushi is in the rearview, and the Lucky Bee is buzzing. (Okay, enough of that.) The handwriting is on the new vestibule windows, announcing the opening date to the public as this Thursday, 5:30pm. With former Fat Radish chef Matty Bennett and partner Rupert Noffs now […]

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Prison Cell Bootcamp Studio ‘ConBody’ Relocates to Broome Street

Posted January 13, 2016 at 5:10 am

As millions make those futile New Year’s resolutions to lose more weight or to work out more, one neighborhood gym is seizing the moment. Prison cell bootcamp company ConBody is on the move again. Indeed, less than a year after proprietor Coss Marte – a former drug dealer who served four years of a seven-year […]

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Displaced from SoHo, the ‘Spring Studio’ Finds New Life at 293 Broome Street

Posted January 12, 2016 at 9:33 am

Spring Street Natural wasn’t the only victim of the rent hikes at its now-former HQ. The increase, which forced the restaurant to relocate to Kenmare Street, also displaced its little-known basement occupant. The renowned “Spring Studio.” Well, the Lower East Side opened its arms to the artistic refugee. Spring Studio, founded in 1992 by Minerva […]

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Twin Tenements at 249-251 Broome Street Sell for $12.3M

Posted January 5, 2016 at 10:22 am

It’s one of about a dozen unique tenements on the nearly untouched stretch of Broome Street, between Orchard and Ludlow. From the exterior perspective, most of the buildings on this block are intact (except for the southwest corner of Ludlow), feeding into the “museum block” feel spearheaded by the Tenement Museum. Yet that doesn’t stop […]

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The Lucky Bee to Open on Broome Street the First Week of January

Posted December 15, 2015 at 5:19 am

The Lucky Bee is buzzing Broome Street. Opening is imminent. You’ll recall that an exhorbitant rent hike forced sushi stalwart Jin Sushi to close its restaurant at 252 Broome Street over the summer. The increase – Samy Mahfar is landlord – ended a successful ten-year run for the business. (Don’t believe the imposter a few […]

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7-story Boutique Hotel Shows off its Yellowness on Broome Street

Posted November 24, 2015 at 5:00 am

That unneeded boutique hotel down at Allen and Broome Streets just hit the three-year mark. A milestone, to say the least. To mark the occasion and its recent capping at seven stories, the replacement building at 263 Broome now shimmers yellow. Tacky is probably the most appropriate word. These yellow spotlights were activated beneath the […]

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Don Juan Deli on Broome Street Receives Bright Makeover

Posted November 12, 2015 at 9:25 am

​You may have noticed that the fashionable Don Juan Deli at the northeast corner of Broome and Forsyth Streets has been out of commission the last few weeks. It’s much ado about remodeling. Keeping up with the Joneses, as it were, by creating a brighter, “gourmet” experience for customers. All neighborhood bodegas seem to be […]

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Derek Eller Gallery Moving from Chelsea to Former Auto Repair Shop on Broome Street

Posted November 10, 2015 at 9:26 am

​No more tune-ups for 300 Broome Street. The Chinese auto repair shop (Glen Auto Inc.) shuttered last month to make way for a much richer client. While the space had boasted a leasing sign in recent years, there were no transactions until now. If you guessed a gallery, you’re in the money. Bonus if you […]

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NYPD Patrol Tower Rolled Into Sara D. Roosevelt Park Again Yesterday

Posted October 2, 2015 at 5:17 am

The surveillance state continues in Sara D. Roosevelt Park. NYPD rolled out its “tower of power” in the median greenspace yesterday for the second time in as many months. Though, this go-round, it’s south of Delancey Street, right beside the sunken court. There is still no official comment on the patrol towers of late. We […]

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