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Speedy Romeo Pizza Partners with ‘Entrouage’ Star Adrian Grenier and Leah Tinari for Clinton Street Location

Posted October 31, 2014 at 5:21 am

Clinton Hill favorite Speedy Romeo is crossing the bridge to Clinton Street. However, at the expense of Fatta Cuckoo. It was no secret that Fatta Cuckoo was undergoing a massive transformation at 63 Clinton Street. We reported earlier this month that chef-owner Leah Tinari would only have weekend service for the next two months, at […]

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Blue Bayer Design Studio Opening an Eclectic Jewelry Boutique on Clinton Street

Posted October 23, 2014 at 6:00 am

Ever since the departure (and subsequent relocation) of Vector Gallery back in July, the south store of 40 Clinton Street has been a vacancy. The wait is over. Blue Bayer, a New York-based craftsman, is opening his jewelry boutique here in the coming days. It’s called Blue Bayer Design, and specializes in eclectic, “risky jewelry and […]

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Fatta Cuckoo Trims Its Service for Two Months Ahead of ‘Renovations’

Last modified October 14, 2014 at 7:54 am

Leah Tinari’s Fatta Cuckoo is amidst a period of transition. Yet very much below the radar. The casual restaurant at 63 Clinton Street recently ceased its weekday operations, instead focusing on weekend dinner and “Drunch” service. This new arrangement is in place for at least the next two months, ahead of some unspecified “renovations” and […]

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‘First Time Buyers’ Sought for 7-Story Development That’s Killing Off WD-50

Last modified October 13, 2014 at 4:38 pm

Tidbits continue to trickle out about the forthcoming residential project at 50 Clinton Street. You know, the seven-story development that displaced longtime community businesses, including Rothstein’s Hardware and Wylie Dufresne’s pioneering WD-50. As noted in prior coverage, the parcel property was sold for $28.95 million at the hands of celebrity broker Fredrik Eklund. The buyer […]

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The Cursed 71 Clinton Street is Now on the Block for $18M

Posted October 13, 2014 at 6:00 am

There is a complete sea change happening on Clinton Street these days. The area always seemed a bit untouchable from the mass speculation prevalent in other areas of the Lower East Side. Yes there were tons of foodie haunts, but a nice mix of mom-and-pops existed. With the Essex Crossing happening, though, people are cashing […]

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Report: Wylie Dufresne Seeks New Home for WD-50 in Face of 7-Story ‘Cool Luxury’ Replacement

Posted October 6, 2014 at 6:03 am

With the recent record sale of 50 Clinton Street ($28 million) and its imminent conversion to a 7-story condo building, celeb chef Wylie Dufresne is in search mode. His pioneering, decade-old restaurant WD-50 closes on November 30, and is not part of the proposed development. So the hunt is reportedly on for a new home. When […]

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Work Begins on Clinton Street Baking Company Annex

Posted October 2, 2014 at 6:02 am

After sitting vacant for some six months, renovations have reportedly begun inside 2 Clinton Street. You know, the Clinton Street Baking Company annex. And right on time, too. We reported back in June that construction would kickstart within three months, even while ownership denied. The enclosed photo shows workers busy inside the future pancake house […]

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Icon Realty Snaps Up 47 Clinton Street for $5M

Posted September 19, 2014 at 9:38 am

Two weeks ago, Icon Realty Management made headlines after selling its massive holding at 50-62 Clinton Street for a record-setting $28 million. The transaction now paves the way for a new seven-story residential development. Yet while the real estate investment firm was busy closing the deal, it quietly made a purchase just across the pavement. […]

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Essex Crossing Developers File Permits for 15-Story Building on Clinton Street

Posted September 9, 2014 at 6:06 am

The gears of Essex Crossing are gradually creaking into motion, bringing the community one step closer to construction hell. We’ve already noted the appearance of preliminary demolition permits for the southernmost Essex Market building at 115 Delancey (Olympic Restaurant, Jade Fountain) and for the historic firehouse on Broome Street. Now for the new. Beyer Blinder […]

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WD-50 Development Site on Clinton Street Sells for Record Setting $28M

Posted September 8, 2014 at 5:34 am

Before 50-62 Clinton Street hit the open market two months ago, owner developer ICON Realty Management drew up plans with Issac & Stern for a new seven-story (74 feet) residential building. That proposal is very much still alive, thanks to the sale of the low-rise strip of retail. And a record one, at that. Massey […]

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