Division Street

Recap: Egg Rolls & Egg Creams Festival

Last modified June 7, 2010 at 7:50 am

Way down at the terminus of Eldridge Street, where old-world Judaism meets modern-day Chinatown, hordes gathered yesterday afternoon to celebrate the 10th annual Egg Rolls & Egg Creams Festival.  Amidst the balmy weather, it was a celebration of two delicious traditional treats.

Reminder: Egg Rolls & Egg Creams Festival on Eldridge

Posted June 6, 2010 at 10:00 am

This afternoon is the 10th annual Egg Rolls & Egg Creams Festival on Eldridge Street, between Canal and Division.  The event begins at noon and runs until 4 pm.

Quickly Now Serving Bubble Tea at 79 Division

Last modified June 1, 2010 at 1:16 pm

Now that Kung Fu Bing is safe and sound at 189 East Houston, we can re-focus our attention on its former Division Street digs.  Gone are the yellowing Chinese newspapers and DIY “for rent” signs.  Over the holiday weekend, fresh orange signage was installed, revealing the latest cornershop occupant. And it’s a bit more health conscious.  Behold […]

Early Edition: May 12

Last modified June 27, 2012 at 1:05 am

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Canal Depot Opens at 26 Canal Street

Posted April 28, 2010 at 6:12 am

Tchotchkes are out, chairs in at 26 Canal Street. Back in October, ABA Super Gift closed its ground level operation at the corner of Rutgers, citing the all too familiar lost lease as primary culprit.  Now, six months later, there are some newcomers. And they aren’t selling snow globes.

Kung Fu Bing Recently Shuttered

Last modified November 1, 2010 at 12:20 am

With a surefire name like Kung Fu Bing, and a kitchy panda mascot to boot, we figured the fast food franchise would last longer than just eight months.  Especially given their delusions of grandeur about opening eighteen more outposts citywide.  As it happens, the Chinatown location at 79 Division Street recently shuttered.

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Progress Report: Construction at 2 Allen Street

Last modified January 1, 2011 at 11:17 pm

In the three months since our last progress report, work on the underpinning job at the construction site of 2 Allen Street (aka 1-3 Orchard) has moved along steadily; backhoes dug deep below street level in an attempt to stabilize the adjacent Jarmulowski Bank Building.  But now there’s a partial stop work order in place.

Weekend Edition: January 31

Last modified June 27, 2012 at 1:12 am

[Photo via Joanna Pan]

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