Doyers Street

Doyers Street Pedestrian Plaza Closes the Angle to Vehicular Traffic for the Next Month

Posted September 11, 2017 at 5:02 am

Don’t expect to see many cars on Doyers Street for the next month. In the interim, the so-called “Bloody Angle” will be sealed to traffic during daytime hours to allow for temporary public space. A pedestrian plaza. It’s a page out of the local business improvment district playbook. The Chinatown Partnership shipped in the astro-turf, […]

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With ‘Chinese Tuxedo’ Opening Next Month on Doyers Street, a Peek Inside and a Look at the 1905 Original

Posted October 26, 2016 at 5:00 am

Suit up for more nightlife on Doyers. The photo above seems the likely inspiration behind the forthcoming nightclub of same on Doyers Street. Chinese Tuxedo was as advertised, a tuxedo shop across the street from the imposter. Note the Third Avenue El off to the side, casting shadows onto the corner of Doyers and the […]

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Chinese Tuxedo Tries Again for 5 Doyers Street

Posted October 19, 2015 at 10:24 am

​For a minute there, Chinese Tuxedo had ceased remodeling efforts inside Doyers Street. An extended period of quiet during part of September. But the Chinatown carpetbaggers are back in action, ready to get one over on the neighborhood. Later tonight, principals Eddy Buckingham and Hok Lam will appear before Community Board 3 for a beer-wine […]

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Residents Demand ‘Chinatown/Little Italy Historical District’ Street Signs, 6 Years After Designation

Posted September 17, 2015 at 9:24 am

Almost six years ago, the National Register of Historic Places designated Chinatown/Little Italy as an “Historical District.” Unlike landmarked neighborhood zones, which typically receive brown signage and are shielded from out-of-context development, the bestowed honor is largely a paper award without protection. As it stands, though, there are no replacement street signs in Chinatown recognizing the […]

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Chinese Tuxedo Begins Construction on Doyers Street Despite Vehement Community Opposition

Posted August 13, 2015 at 5:00 am

Controversial Chinatown carpetbagger Chinese Tuxedo is proceeding with plans to install an enormous footprint of nightlife on Doyers Street. Despite vehement community opposition earlier this year, principals Eddy Buckingham and Hok Lam are deep into the build-out phase. A tipster alerts us to the heightened activity inside the storefront of 5 Doyers Street. And here is some […]

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Notes from CB3: Chinese Tuxedo for Doyers Denied Outright, Support for Pizza Beach in Hell Square, and More

Last modified April 21, 2015 at 8:47 am

For the SLA subcommittee of Community Board 3, last night was one marked by surprises. It saw the Lower East Side Dwellers supporting a new liquor license and established restaurateurs coming out against new liquor licenses. And notably absent from the panel was Ariel Palitz, who is no longer part of the rank-and-file. Here are […]

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3rd Annual ‘Woks and Lox’ Festival Happening at Nom Wah Tea Parlor on Saturday

Posted December 24, 2013 at 6:10 am

The third annual Jewish-Chinese food festival, Woks and Lox, is on the holiday horizon, bringing its foodie cheer to the heart of Chinatown – specifically, Nom Wah Tea Parlor. The celebration, a creative combo of cuisine and culture, is the brainchild of gourmands Veronica Chan and Jeff Orlick. They created the event to drum up a positive beat […]

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Drew Barrymore Instagrammed Her Nom Wah Meal Yesterday

Last modified October 31, 2013 at 2:16 pm

Drew Barrymore is in town this week, and the paparazzi is in tow. She already garnered headlines last Thursday for allegedly purchasing a co-op duplex at 830 Park Avenue for $8.3 million. Yesterday afternoon, she headed down to Doyers Street for some dim sum. She shot this at Nom Wah Tea Parlor and posted to […]

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Here’s Emma Stone Shilling for Nom Wah Tea Parlor

Posted March 5, 2013 at 11:41 am

Dim sum cravings were sidelined all of last Friday, thanks to filming activities at the iconic Nom Wah Tea Parlor.

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Here’s Method Man Outside Nom Wah Tea Parlor

Posted September 6, 2012 at 10:19 am

Enter the Wu Tang in Chinatown. That’s right, even Method Man (Clifford Smith) dines at neighborhood dim sum favorite, Nom Wah Tea Parlor. The other W. Tang, owner of the establishment, (Wilson, that is) posed with Mr. Man outside 13 Doyers Street yesterday.

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