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Seward Park Co-op Members Suing Board of Directors Over Parking Garage Privatization

Posted May 5, 2016 at 5:14 am

There is a civil war brewing at the Seward Park Co-op on Grand Street, pitting cooperative members against the board of directors. At the heart of the discord is the onsite parking garage, which residents charge the board privatized in an “underhanded” manner without consulting residents. Shareholders are now planning to file a lawsuit, and […]

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50 Clinton Street Tops out at 7 Stories

Posted April 14, 2016 at 9:22 am

​Remember WD-50, Rothstein’s Hardware, 1492? These commercial establishments are all buried beneath the seven-story hulk at 50 Clinton Street. And the superstructure just topped out. The luxury development boasts thirty-seven condo units (designed by Paris Forino, if you care about such things) priced between $1.8 and $3 million, 24-hour doorman, gym, and rooftop terraces. Five of […]

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‘Paloma Rocket’ Self-Serve Craft Beer Shop Opens on Clinton Street Next Week

Posted March 31, 2016 at 5:00 am

Get the growlers ready. Already some two years in the making, Paloma Rocket is ever closer to launching at 7 Clinton Street. The paper curtains are down at the forthcoming craft beer shop, but teaser signage remains in the windows. Behind the glass, however, the guts of the establishment are now clearly visible. It appears […]

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Speedy Romeo Opens LES Outpost Tomorrow with Pastrami Pizza from Katz’s Deli

Posted March 29, 2016 at 9:22 am

Local fans of Speedy Romeo, cheer up. Your days of champing at the bit for this pizza are over. The four-year-old, Brooklyn-based pizza purveyors just crossed the river, and are finally set to unveil their second location tomorrow night. As previously reported, the Lower East Side establishment took over 63 Clinton Street, formerly home to […]

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The Little Shoe Store Closes Today After 2 Years on Clinton Street

Posted March 29, 2016 at 5:12 am

Almost immediately after the closure announcement, tombstone “for rent” signage became a fixture in the windows of The Little Shoe Store on Clinton Street. Its time on the block is drawing to a close. Today is the last day of business in real life. Blame the mid-block construction at 50 Clinton Street for the closure. […]

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Peek Inside ‘The Burgary’ Burger Joint on Clinton Street

Last modified March 7, 2016 at 11:02 pm

​Burgers and upstairs “speakeasy” are the new face of 67 Clinton Street. Tony Powe’s double-shot nightspot on Clinton Street successfully sold to new operators last summer. Both the long-running fish-themed restaurant Barramundi and its 2nd Floor on Clinton sibling closed last July. The businesses were acquired by first-timers Tim Gashi (Rocky Slims) and Valentino Gjaka (Arte), […]

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Khushboo on Clinton Street on the way out as Another Indian Restaurant Prepares Takeover

Last modified March 4, 2016 at 9:52 am

​Meet the new boss, same as the old boss. Khushboo on Clinton Street is leaving. But the south storefront of 6 Clinton Street will maintain its recent roots. Namely, an Indian restaurant will serve as replacement. With thirteen tables with twenty-six seats, owner Ahasan Nazmul hopes to serve food and beverage from 3pm to midnight […]

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Inside Speedy Romeo LES, Opening Later this Month on Clinton Street

Posted March 2, 2016 at 5:00 am

Speedy Romeo has been anything but. Roughly a year-and-a-half after the initial announcement, build-out is finally nearing the finish line at 63 Clinton Street. For real this time. The windows are branded, butcher paper unfurling… Word on the street is that a handful of inspections remain before the restaurant can legally open. Most importantly, that of the […]

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Black Crescent Reopens on Clinton Street Tomorrow After More than a Year Sidelined by Fire

Posted February 26, 2016 at 5:12 am

​The waiting is over. Black Crescent makes its triumphant return to 76 Clinton Street tomorrow evening. The announcement came earlier this week. It’s certainly a long time coming; if you’re keeping score at home, that’s more than a year of suffering from a basement blaze. So, having spent more time sidelined by fire than in […]

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At 3 Stories, 50 Clinton Street Luxury Condo Usurps Public Park Space

Posted February 22, 2016 at 5:17 am

Rise up. That’s the mantra of 50 Clinton Street. Literally. The superstructure sprouted from its enormous seven-parcel footprint within the last couple weeks and now sits at a hefty three-story height. It took awhile to get to this point, though. Developer DHA Capital stumbled through several delays and stop-work orders. Upon completion, though, they’ll be […]

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