Clinton Street

Self-Serve Beer Shop ‘Paloma Rocket’ Taps out, Seeks East Village Revival

Posted July 6, 2017 at 5:16 am

Paloma Rocket is grounded. The self-serve beer outpost tapped out a couple weeks ago, thus ending a year-long jaunt at 7 Clinton Street. Paloma Rocket launched in April 2016, more than a year after the concept was first announced. Armed with an in-your-face James Bond theme, the craft beer bar offered thirty rotating beers on tap, […]

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Robbers Steal $850 from Koneko Cat Cafe on Clinton Street

Posted July 5, 2017 at 5:12 am

Koneko cat cafe on Clinton Street fell victim to a robbery Monday evening, just as workers were closing up for the day, police said. The bandits entered the premises at roughly 9:30pm. One of the men allegedly thrust his hand into a bag holding what appeared to be a gun, according to a dispatch in the Daily […]

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Rent Hike Forces ‘Prohibition Bakery’ from Clinton Street After 5 Years on the Block

Posted July 5, 2017 at 5:05 am

No more booze-filled cupcakes for Clinton Street. The aptly-named Prohibition Bakery closed down a couple weeks ago after spending five years on the block. Apparently, the lease was up for renewal, and the landlord wanted to squeeze more money. “Unfortunately, our landlord wanted to jack up our rent 40% to re-sign,” ownership quipped in a […]

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‘Minnie’s on Clinton’ Opens Tomorrow at the Old Tapeo29 Space

Posted June 26, 2017 at 5:03 am

The restaurant row of Clinton Street welcomes another entrant to the fold. Minnie’s on Clinton bows tomorrow at 29 Clinton Street, serving up a menu consisting of that nebulous offering, “American comfort food.” Initial debut had been slated for late last week. In the ensuing days, however, exterior ornamentation arrived at the corner restaurant, just as […]

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‘Minnie’s’ to Serve up American Comfort Food at the Old Tapeo 29 Spot on Clinton Street

Posted June 15, 2017 at 5:00 am

You’ve probably been wondering about what’s happening at the northwest corner of Clinton and Stanton Streets. For the last several months, the former home of Tapeo 29 underwent a complete transformation. Inside and out, and totally under the radar, with additions like the installation of new flower beds or the leveled corner entrance and its […]

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93,361 People Have Applied for 104 Affordable Housing Units at Essex Crossing

Posted June 9, 2017 at 5:11 am

In case you were curious about the demand for affordable housing on a hyperlocal level, just look to Essex Crossing. According to the latest city tally, a staggering 93,361 people have applied for the 104 available affordable apartments at 145 Clinton Street. The fifteen-story development is one of nine new sites that are being redeveloped […]

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City Installs New Wayfinding Post but Spells ‘Delancey’ Wrong

Posted June 9, 2017 at 5:09 am

There it is. A new wayfinding signpost on Clinton Street. With a misspelling, no less. The city installed the eight-foot map at the corner of Delancey Street within the last few days to help tourists navigate the neighborhood. But it spelled Delancey without the penultimate “e.” These wayfinding obelisks are part of the city’s overall […]

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3 Years Later, 50 Clinton Street Condos Come into Focus

Posted June 1, 2017 at 5:15 am

There it is. The pseudo-complete condo project at 50 Clinton Street. Three years after Icon Realty sold its parcels at 50-62 Clinton Street to DHA Capital – it was a record $28.95 million transaction (and a story we first broke) – the development it spawned now boasts its new masonry. The remainder of scaffolding and […]

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‘Taqueria Diana’ Plants a Flag on Clinton Street, but there Won’t be Margaritas

Posted May 31, 2017 at 5:14 am

Taqueria Diana officially marked its territory at 69 Clinton Street this week. Half the storefront marquee pimps painted lettering and a branded red canopy. However, when this new Lower East Side location debuts (the inside is still a mess, so not anytime soon), it’ll do so without (tequila-based) margaritas. The proprietors, whose proposal for full liquor […]

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Seward Park Co-op Building Had a Fire in its Boiler Room Yesterday [Updated]

Last modified May 22, 2017 at 3:39 pm

You may have noticed the extreme response of fire engines on Clinton Street yesterday morning, just outside Fine Fare. Apparently, there was a fire in the boiler room of Seward Park Co-op at 175 Clinton. No one was asked to evacuate, by FDNY or otherwise, but a few residents did so of their own volition […]

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