Posted September 17, 2015 at 5:00 am
Much maligned landlord Steve Croman (9300 Realty) is nearing the end of luxury conversion activities at 124 Ridge Street. Permits on file with the Department of Buildings indicate that the job included “renovation of existing apartments at front and rear building, new convenience stairs from 5th floor apartments to roof, new roof decks, and partition […]
Posted April 23, 2015 at 9:17 am
Legendary NBA star David Robinson just scored a layup with a recent Lower East Side real estate acquisition. His company – the Admiral Capital Group – joined forces with Four Winds Real Estate to purchase a three-building portfolio at the corner of Ridge and Rivington. These contiguous properties had been on the market since May […]
Posted August 28, 2014 at 6:10 am
More information is coming to light regarding the shutter of Rustic LES a couple weeks ago. You’ll recall that owner Yassir Zraouli was forced to close his Moroccan bistro at 124 Ridge Street thanks to Vacate and Stop Work Orders issued by the Department of Buildings. The building itself is a Steve Croman property, and […]
Posted August 12, 2014 at 5:51 am
Rustic LES – the homey Moroccan bistro at 124 Ridge Street – recently shuttered after a bumpy two-year tenure on the east side. There had been high hopes for the food truck gone brick-and-mortar, but ultimately the concept was a tough sell to the neighborhood. Of course, it didn’t help that scaffolding obstructed the premises for […]
Posted May 12, 2014 at 5:23 am
The Lower East Side gold rush knows no bounds. Every property is ostensibly for sale. Whole swaths of territory are being packaged and doled to the highest bidder. Remember the Bowery portfolio that fetched $62 million last year? Well, a much smaller portfolio is attracting a smilar price. Let’s now take a gander at the […]
Posted February 3, 2014 at 6:00 am
If you enjoyed the year-old Rustic LES, now might be time to pay your final respects; it probably won’t be around for much longer. Another seasoned restaurateur wants in on the sleepy Ridge Street scene. Application materials submitted to Community Board 3 this month reveal that Luis Arce Mota of Ofrenda and Cafe Condesa is angling […]
Posted July 8, 2013 at 10:16 am
Citi Bike continues its run as magnet for vandalism and thievery, despite the recent 7th Precinct initiative to police the infrastructure.
Last modified August 24, 2013 at 9:47 pm
Yeah it was a hell of a lot prettier before I cut into it, but then you wouldn’t get the full picture of what’s inside this Chicken Pastilla from Rustic LES.