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Here’s the Menu for the New ‘LES Kitchen’ Burger Joint on Essex Street

Posted February 8, 2016 at 10:35 am

The so-called LES Kitchen is almost ready to roll. As noted, the new burger joint has been prepping 15 Essex Street in the wake of the Juicery’s departure last year. The menu sitting in the windows serves as hype material for the new establishment. Here’s what to expect when they open at the end of the […]

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Lowline Lab Partners with Essex Street Market for ‘Food Festival’

Posted February 4, 2016 at 5:15 am

Here’s a taste of synergy = Lowline + Essex Street Market + Lower East Side Partnership (nee BID). Later this month, the Lowline will partner with the Essex Street Market to create a “food festival.” The event takes place in the Lowline Lab at Essex, and is incorporated into the DayLife brand forged by the […]

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Dangling Your Legs from the Roof of the Seward Park Extension [PHOTOS]

Posted February 3, 2016 at 11:20 am

​Don’t try this at home, but… A Boogie reader sent us this fear-inducing image of two kids sitting atop the Seward Park Extension public housing complex on Essex Street. Sunday afternoon. You can see the dangling legs. “Just kids being kids,” notes the photographer. No, doesn’t look dangerous at all.

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Cabalito Pupuseria will Open Food Stand in New NoHo ‘Marketplace’

Posted January 29, 2016 at 5:10 am

Nearly a year after its founding on the Lower East Side, the Cabalito Pupuseria is on the precipice of expansion. Owner Randy Rodriguez is poised to jump into the gold coast NoHo District with a new quick-serve food stand. The mission for this second outpost is more bare-bones. A faster-casual takeaway option via pupusa stand; […]

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An Appreciation: 5 Years of the Essex Street Snowman on the LES [PHOTOS]

Posted January 26, 2016 at 10:13 am

Here he is, again. Go say hi to the Essex Street Snowman now holding court outside the Chinese bodega at the corner of Canal Street. This year’s version of the character is as ambitious as years past. Personified elements include onions for eyes, garbage bag for scarf, carrot for nose, and traffic cone for hat. […]

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Snowstorm Approaching, 43 Essex Reportedly without Heat and Hot Water

Posted January 22, 2016 at 5:19 am

This is not really the week to be without heat or hot water. Not with a huge snowstorm barreling up the coast. Yet, if your landlord is Paul and Dean Galasso at 43 Essex Street, that’s the situation. Despite the mobile boiler system deployed curbside since Christmas. One reader, a resident of the tenement, got in […]

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Slumlord Still Making Life Hell for Residents of 43 Essex Street

Posted January 7, 2016 at 9:22 am

Paul Galasso is a relative welterweight in the league of ego-driven slumlords. From nowhere, he’s quickly rising to the top of the charts with alleged tenant harassment tactics that rival the likes of Steve Croman, Ben Shaoul, or Samy Mahfar. 43 Essex Street is case-in-point, a flashpoint pre-war property acquired by Galasso in the fall […]

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Popular ‘Masala Wala’ on Essex Street is Closed by Health Department [UPDATED]

Last modified January 8, 2016 at 10:02 pm

The Masala Wala is probably one of the longer running establishments at 179 Essex Street, a cursed address rife with turnover. Opened in October 2011, the so-called “curry crusader” still manages to populate the dining room. Not today, though. You see, the Department of Health stopped by on Tuesday and shuttered the joint. While the city […]

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Big Balls: Arancini Bros. Open Rice Ball Stall in Essex Market

Posted January 6, 2016 at 5:16 am

Speak of the devil, another of the Essex Street Market newcomers just set up shop. On Monday we told you about the Japanese food counter Osaka Grub moving to a stall in the north sector of the warehouse; today, the mid-section welcomes the Arancini Bros. The Italian rice ball aficionados, graduates of the foodie festival […]

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New Burger Joint ‘LES Kitchen’ Opening at 15 Essex Street

Posted January 5, 2016 at 5:12 am

Little is known at the moment about the so-called LES Kitchen, but it’s happening nonetheless. The new eatery just took over the Essex Street store formerly occupied by The Juicery for the previous year. We’re told by workers onsite that it’s a “burger joint,” and should be open as early as next week. The new […]

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