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Doughnut Plant Unveils 3-Story Signage at New Brooklyn Locale

Posted July 7, 2014 at 6:02 am

The photo above shows the first palpable evidence of the new Brooklyn outpost of Doughnut Plant. An enormous three-story banner now snakes up the spine of 245 Flatbush Avenue in Prospect Park. This Brooklyn location is the third for Doughnut Plant behind Chelsea Hotel and, of course, the OG on Grand Street. Launch is expected for sometime […]

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You Can Now Rent the Shalom Chai Pizzeria Space for $9,500 Per Month

Posted July 2, 2014 at 6:00 am

For Shalom Chai Pizza, closure is absolutely for real this time. The City Marshal paid a visit to Grand Street a couple weeks ago and seized the store on behalf of landlord Seward Park Co-op. Now the space is on the market. According to real estate listings, the 1,100 square-foot restaurant carries a price tag of $9,500 […]

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Doughnut Plant is Expanding to Prospect Heights

Posted June 5, 2014 at 10:07 am

Around this time last year, we heard some rather definitive chatter that the Doughnut Plant was scouting both the UES and UWS for a new store. While this location hasn’t come to fruition, an expansion across the East River will. Behold, Doughnut Plant Brooklyn, its newest outpost opening in Prospect Heights (245 Flatbush Avenue). The company […]

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Embattled Shalom Chai is Evicted from Grand Street Just Before Shabbos

Last modified May 26, 2014 at 6:45 pm

Looks like the saga of Shalom Chai Pizza on Grand Street is drawing to a close. The last full service Kosher (dairy) restaurant on the Lower East Side just closed its doors. Forcibly so. Shalom Chai – frequented predominantly by the local religious Jewish population – has been evicted from 359 Grand Street. The Seward […]

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Alex Mitow of Los Perros Locos Bringing ‘All American Diner’ Pop-Up to 399 Grand Street

Posted April 10, 2014 at 6:04 am

Before midtown’s Comfort Diner takes the reins, 399 Grand Street will host a four-day artist-foodie extravaganza. The owner of Los Perros Locos on Allen, Alex Mitow, is set to transform the defunct Noah’s Ark space into a “zany over-the-top underground performance art, music, and culinary space. The “All American Diner: A Pop Up” kicks off […]

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Seward Park Co-Op Chooses Non-Kosher ‘Comfort Diner’ for Former Noah’s Ark on Grand Street

Posted March 27, 2014 at 10:10 am

Holy Schnitzel will not be launching a Lower East Side outpost. The Seward Park Co-op has spoken, ultimately deciding to turn their collective back on the dwindling religious Jewish population in the neighborhood. A Kosher restaurant will not open at 399 Grand Street, after all. Traif is coming instead. The low-rise strip is to gain […]

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Breaking: Fire on the Roof of Orchard Street Pink Building

Last modified March 24, 2014 at 6:43 am

Firefighters are deployed en masse to the corner of Orchard and Grand Streets. Smoke has been billowing from the Pink Building for the last fifteen minutes. Ladder is up outside 63 Orchard. This is the second fire in the last few years at the landmarked building, formerly Ridley’s department store. We’ll have more as it […]

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A Time-Lapse Look Behind the Scenes at Kossar’s Bialys [VIDEO]

Posted March 20, 2014 at 9:47 am

Check out this time lapse video shot at the rebooted Kossar’s Bialys on Grand Street. The short forty-second clip- dubbed “A Schmear My Dear”-is a behind the scenes look into the on-site bialy making.  It was shot by John Cafaro and produced by Boogie contributor Jolie Warbet as part of a new venture called “the forty,” which creates […]

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99 Favor Taste Restaurant Opens with Dragons on Grand Street

Posted March 19, 2014 at 6:07 am

As expected, the new 99 Favor Taste Restaurant opened to the public earlier this month. However, the outpost at 285 Grand Street was made official this past weekend with a traditional inauguration. With ribbon cutting … and dragons. This is the second location for the popular 99 Favor Taste, which has been headquartered in Sunset […]

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328 Grand Street Project Site Reactivated; Plans Change from Hotel to Residential

Posted March 10, 2014 at 6:00 am

In the shadow of its neighbor until recently, 328 Grand Street is now ready for the limelight. Both properties were key symbols of the industry gone bad during the economic downturn of 2009. The low-rise buildings comprising this strip of retail were swiftly knocked down, but just as quickly caught in a state of arrested […]

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