Eldridge Street

‘Uchu’ Sushi Bar Should Open on Eldridge Street in 2 Weeks [Updated]

Last modified May 9, 2017 at 11:31 am

It’s time to revisit Sushi Bouhadana, now known as Uchu, the Eldridge Street omakase and whiskey lounge in the works by the (ungloved) hand of Sushi Dojo vet David Bouhadana. He and partner Derek Feldman purchased the remainder of the lease and other assets from Apizz, which shuttered in February 2016. Update: we are told […]

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This is What the Eldridge Street Synagogue Looked Like Before its 20-year Restoration [PHOTOS]

Posted May 4, 2017 at 5:12 am

“It was as though the synagogue was held up by strings from heaven.” —Roberta Brandes Gratz, founder of the Eldridge Street Project Ten years have elapsed since the Eldridge Street Synagogue reopened in spectacular fashion. Hard to believe. The Lower East Side landmark, situated at the bottom of its namesake street, spent the prior two […]

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Sky High with the Eldridge Street Synagogue ‘Oculus’ Window Restoration [PHOTOS]

Posted March 13, 2017 at 9:45 am

The sky-high stained-glass window piercing the star-stamped ceiling of the Eldridge Street Synagogue is undergoing a full restoration. We’re told that the decorative glass of the so-called “Oculus” – an original relic dating back to 1887 – had dislodged from its lead frame that kept it in place all these years. Each section was then […]

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‘Lena Coffee’ Spinoff will Open at Gentrified 135 Eldridge Street 

Posted March 10, 2017 at 5:00 am

Now that 135 Eldridge Street is sufficiently upscaled (nay, gentrified), the mess of scaffolding and construction materials is gone from the block. In its place, posters advertising the remodeled retail units for suitors more befitting the “new” Lower East Side. And the first taker is here. In due course, the Greenwich Village-based Lena Coffee will […]

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The Flower Shop Nightspot Debuts on Eldridge Street

Posted March 3, 2017 at 5:09 am

If the nebulous “elevated gastropub” is your thing, then The Flower Shop is for you. The bi-level club-steraunt just opened on Eldridge Street this week. The eatery, helmed by chef Michael Hamilton, hosts dinner service on the first floor, while the “kids” can play in the basement “rec room” with its TVs, billiards, and a “sunken […]

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Woodward Gallery Closed its Primary Eldridge Street Showroom After a Decade on the Block

Last modified February 28, 2017 at 3:33 pm

More than a decade since arriving on the Lower East Side, the Woodward Gallery recently departed its longtime headquarters at 133 Eldridge Street. Now painted with a fresh coat of fire engine red. Since its closure, a simple sign dangling from the roll-down gates advertised the 5,000 square-foot space as available for gallery uses beginning March 1. […]

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The Flower Shop Reveals itself on Eldridge Street

Posted February 13, 2017 at 5:00 am

In the works for almost a year, trendy Eldridge Street hang, The Flower Shop, is nearing completion. Ever so slowly. The plywood shed, which had been attached to the exterior since the fall, was detached last week. The Flower Shop is already three months delayed, though, initially pegged for a fall debut. Indeed, the New […]

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Prosperity Dumpling Replacement ‘East Dumpling’ is Finally Open on Eldridge Street

Posted February 10, 2017 at 5:00 am

The former home of Prosperity Dumpling is finally delivering on its promise. Ever since April 2016, 46 Eldridge Street has been teasing the arrival of East Dumpling with an eye-catching green canopy. All revved up with no place to go, as it were. Now, nearly a year later, the dumpling dispensary is open for business. Similarly […]

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Warren 77 Partner Still Trying to Take Over Fontana’s on Eldridge Street

Posted October 13, 2016 at 5:18 am

The bid to replace Fontana’s on Eldridge Street is gradually proceeding. Warren 77 partner Eddie Bilowich and Ise Restaurant’s Manabu Nishigaki (aka Invite Only LLC) return to the Community Board 3 docket tonight to jointly pitch the concept before the advisory body. Their application first appeared as an agenda item three months ago, and was twice withdrawn since. […]

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With Ghost on Eldridge Gone, ‘Woodward Gallery’ to Open New Annex

Posted August 23, 2016 at 5:10 am

Yesterday we reported that cocktail lounge, Ghost on Eldridge, disappeared from it namesake street. It had a four-year run before the auctioneer came and sold all furnishings. Yet the space is already accounted for. Ghost was operated by the Woodward Gallery directly across the street, and now we learn that they’re not yet done with the […]

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