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Prosperity Dumpling Shuttered by DOH a Day After Back Alley Kitchen Exposed

Posted August 28, 2015 at 5:00 am

It only took a day for the Department of Health to shutter Prosperity Dumping over its back alley kitchen activities. Inspectors paid a visit yesterday afternoon and closed the joint. The move came after photos surfaced earlier this week showing the shady food prep in action, complete with cameos of resident rats. Standing out front, […]

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Report: Prosperity Dumpling Prepares its Food in Rat-Infested Back Alley

Posted August 27, 2015 at 5:17 am

If this image is any indication, you might not want to eat at the popular Prosperity Dumpling anymore. A neighbor of the establishment shot the above photo and told Gothamist that this kitchen setup in the back alley of 46 Eldridge Street is a regular occurrence. “This appears to be a fixed table that gets […]

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Milk & Honey Founder Sasha Petraske Found Dead in Upstate NY

Last modified August 24, 2015 at 7:32 am

Sasha Petraske – the cocktail maven who helped open the door to nightlife saturation on the Lower East Side – died on Friday in Hudson, New York. Wife Georgette Moger discovered his body. The cause and time of death are not known. Petraske was 42, and passed shortly after his mother. His founding of cocktail […]

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The ‘Booker and Dax’ Workspace on Eldridge Street is Kaput

Posted July 28, 2015 at 5:10 am

Time to put away the beakers and bunsen burners. The Booker and Dax Lower East Side workshop is no more. Three years after its inception, tombstone leasing signage above the entrance confirms the closure. Booker and Dax proprietor Dave Arnold opened the 700 square-foot lab space at 54 Eldridge Street in the summer of 2012. […]

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Bar Goto Debuts Next Tuesday in the Old Zoe Spot on Eldridge Street

Posted July 24, 2015 at 5:18 am

The high-profile successor to Zoe on Eldridge Street is almost ready for the big dance. From dining to drinks. The reimagined commercial space at 245 Eldridge is fully altered, having spent the last seven months behind shades of brown paper. Plus, how could you avoid that new wooden door. This is where bartender Kenta Goto decided […]

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Apizz on Eldridge Street Mysteriously Closed this Weekend

Posted July 15, 2015 at 5:15 am

Is this arrivederci for Apizz on Eldridge Street? A concerned Boogie reader writes to say that the long-running Tuscan Italian spot was uncharacteristically closed this past Sunday evening. No announcement or anything. The rustic, window-less restaurant specializes in dinner service Tuesdays through Sundays, and is known as one of the more difficult tables to get. […]

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Yokkoyama Hat Market Opens on Eldridge Street

Posted June 11, 2015 at 5:10 am

How’s this for retail diversity on the Lower East Side. A new indie millinery just debuted at the long-dormant 116 Eldridge Street. Yokkoyama Hat Market, as the establishment is called, joined the retail landscape earlier this week with its bilingual signage. Founded by local husband-wife team Shoko and Hirohisa Yokoyama (on the LES for ten […]

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Cafe Bambi is Happening on Eldridge Street; More Hell Square South?

Posted June 2, 2015 at 9:22 am

Is the square block bounded by Forsyth, Allen, Delancey, and Grand Streets rearing to become the next Hell Square? A sequel? Chinese commercial composition notwithstanding, it seems that nightlife is on the rise in this micro-neighborhood. In fact, there are at least a half-dozen bars and/or restaurants in this zone with full liquor privileges. The […]

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

Last modified July 30, 2015 at 11:47 am

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 knows 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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