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Flowers on Essex Opens Stall Inside Essex Market

Posted April 16, 2014 at 6:00 am

We’ve said it before. Retail changes in the Essex Street Market are akin to rearranging the deck chairs on the Titanic. Despite the wishes of some in the community, the Essex Crossing project decided to construct a new (much larger) facility across the street, which will happen sometime in the next couple years. Anyway. A […]

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Documentarian Clayton Patterson Leaving Lower East Side for Austrian Alps

Posted April 5, 2014 at 8:37 am

The Lower East Side lost its rebel soul many moons ago, but now it’s saying goodbye to one of its biggest champions. Seriously, how many times have we been uttering end of an era these last few years…? The New York Times now reports that Clayton Patterson, a fixture for 35 years, is retiring from the […]

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Pickle Guys to Start Grinding Passover Horseradish This Sunday

Posted March 28, 2014 at 6:07 am

We wait all year for this. Starting this Sunday, the Pickle Guys will start grinding horseradish from freshly peeled roots. It’s an annual tradition bolstered by the advent of the Passover holiday, which incorporates the bitter herb into the Seder dinner. (And you get a Mason jar out of it) As in years past, the […]

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Email Reveals Probable Expansion of Essex Crossing to Include Eastern Dispensary Building at 75 Essex [EXCLUSIVE]

Posted March 20, 2014 at 5:55 am

Despite recent news to the contrary, Taconic Partners (or, more likely, one of its subsidiaries) is very much still interested in purchasing the Eastern Dispensary building at 75 Essex Street, as we first reported. We now have what appears to be smoking gun evidence that an expansion of Essex Crossing is on the table, but […]

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Pickle Guys Expanding Into Old PKNY Space on Essex Street

Last modified March 17, 2014 at 2:21 pm

Now in its thirteenth year on the block, the Pickle Guys remains the only brine game in this part of town. Strange, considering the Lower East Side once boasted over a hundred such vendors. Business is apparently pretty good, though, as plans are currently underway to expand the operation next door, into what was previously […]

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Rumor: Essex Crossing Developer Taconic Partners Offering Buyout to 75 Essex Street Owner

Last modified February 27, 2014 at 1:47 pm

Here’s a juicy rumor for you. A credible source with knowledge of the matter relays that Taconic Partners, one of the developers behind Essex Crossing, is reportedly offering owner Shalom Eisner a hefty sum for the Eastern Dispensary Building at 75 Essex Street. A possible expansion of the original SPURA proposal is allegedly afoot. This rumor […]

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Notes from CB3: Back to the Drawing Board for 75 Essex Landmarking

Last modified February 26, 2014 at 9:39 am

After a three-hour meeting, and despite massive support for the landmarking of 75 Essex Street, the full board voted last night that the owner, Shalom Eisner, was not properly notified of the CB3 meeting. Therefore, the proposal must head back to the committee to be revisited in the future. This measure overturned the previous approval by the […]

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Recap: Essex Street Market Tasting Event and After Party [PHOTO]

Last modified February 21, 2014 at 11:29 am

Essex Street Market hosted their Tasting Event and After Party event last night. Local vendors lined up to showcase their finest, through unlimited bites and beverages. Time Out New York and the Lower East Side Business Improvement District co-sponsored the evening. Boogie contributor Lady of Grand was in attendance and snapped some photos of the food flair.

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Tuff City Styles on Essex Street Closes for Remodeling

Posted February 11, 2014 at 6:03 am

You probably noticed that the roll-down security gate in the lower level of 17 Essex has been shuttered of late. This is the home of Tuff City Styles, the Bronx-based tattoo and paint shop which opened here in May 2011. Despite the absence of any signs or announcements on their website, we are told the […]

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Essex Street Market To Hold Tasting Event and After Party

Posted February 7, 2014 at 11:47 am

The Essex Street Market will soon present foodies with a veritable smorgasbord, by way of a tasting event and after party. Local vendors are lined up to showcase their finest, through unlimited bites and bevs. The event will also showcase Celeb Chef Brooks Headley of Del Posto, who will cook some tasty bits made exclusively from Essex […]

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