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London Kaye Brings RHCP’s Flea to The Lower East Side

Last modified May 22, 2015 at 9:14 pm

There’s another yarn bomber rocking the Lower East Side. Part Olek, part HOTTEA, fellow New Yorker London Kaye is adorning the outdoor surfaces of the city with her clever crocheting. One of her more recent pieces depicts a cartoonish Michael Peter Balzary, or, as most of the world know him – Flea. That’s right, the Red Hot Chili […]

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Spaghetti Incident Will Open This Weekend on Eldridge Street

Posted May 20, 2015 at 5:12 am

Call Axl Rose; the Spaghetti Incident is just days from happening at 231 Eldridge Street. We are told that the newcomer – in the works since November – opens to the public this weekend after a short period of friends-and-family gatherings. Emanuele Attala, the chef-owner of Malatesta and its sister restaurant Malaparte, just joined forces […]

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There’s a New Japanese Ramen House Opening on Eldridge Street

Posted May 11, 2015 at 5:18 am

Chinese Eldridge Street will soon welcome some Japanese cuisine. Signage went up last week announcing the forthcoming arrival of Gen Ramen at 112 Eldridge. The newcomer describes itself as an Asian fusion outpost and will boast slender eat-in options. There will only be eight tables onsite, according to application materials submitted to Community Board 3. […]

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Take a Peek Inside Spaghetti Incident, Opening on Eldridge Street in May

Posted May 1, 2015 at 5:15 am

The principal behind a pair of popular West Village restaurants will soon open more of the same east of the Bowery. Emanuele Attala, the chef-owner of Malatesta and its sister restaurant Malaparte, just joined forces with Ettore Pardossi and Giovanni Gentile to open the Spaghetti Incident at 231 Eldridge Street. Build-out has been underway since November, when […]

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Gogo Gone Speciality Bike Shop Opens on Eldridge Street

Posted April 23, 2015 at 5:17 am

For independent bike shops across the city, it’s a cutthroat climate, thanks in large part to the proliferation of Citi Bike. But it’s not stopping upstart companies from entering the market. Like Gogo Gone on the Lower East Side. Gogo Gone opened last week on the second landing of 138 Eldridge Street. You wouldn’t know […]

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Parker Posey Chosen for Judge Panel at the 2015 Lower East Side Film Festival

Posted April 13, 2015 at 5:19 am

The annual Lower East Side Film Festival returns this spring for its fifth season. A milestone. On this outing, organizers have tapped a number of high profile judges for its panel. Celebrity judges just added to the program include Parker Posey, Laverne Cox (Orange is the New Black), and film producer Rachael Horovitz (Moneyball). The […]

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Egg Rolls & Egg Creams Festival Expanding to Include Empanadas in June

Posted March 12, 2015 at 5:06 am

Despite the spike in temperatures this week, summer couldn’t be further away. Nevertheless, the Eldridge Street Synagogue isn’t wasting time advertising the annual Egg Rolls & Egg Creams Festival held at its doorstep. The official date was dropped yesterday – Sunday, June 7, 12pm – 4pm. This year’s event – the 16th go-round – will feature the usual […]

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When Thurston Moore and Kim Gordon of Sonic Youth Lived on Eldridge Street

Posted February 25, 2015 at 9:30 am

It had been an alt-rock marriage that was meant to last – Thurston Moore and Kim Gordon of Sonic Youth. But it didn’t.

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Jack Abramcyk’s ‘Cafe Bambi’ on Eldridge Street Proceeds Despite Community Backlash

Posted December 18, 2014 at 5:34 am

Jack Abramcyk and former Beatrice Inn doorman Simonez Wolf are together proceeding with plans for the Cafe Bambi project (nee “Chinolita”) on Eldridge Street. The bi-level bar-restaurant concept on the border of Chinatown, first brought to light last spring, is planned for the space previously occupied by Fen Yang Restaurant. A sign currently affixed to the […]

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Kenta Goto Angling to Open Izakaya Joint at the Old Zoe Space on Eldridge Street

Posted December 2, 2014 at 5:00 am

The casual Eldridge Street eatery, Zoe, closed last June after a three-year run. Loyal patrons were none too pleased about the decision, especially since the establishment proved itself a good neighbor. There was some local anxiety circulating about the identity of the inevitable successor, all while the business sought $175K in key cash. Six months […]

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