Rivington Street


‘Rouge Wine Bar’ is Looking to Ditch 94 Rivington Street

Posted February 4, 2016 at 5:10 am

To look upon it is to know failure. Rouge Wine Bar is officially on the outs. That certainly explains the removal of the red signage from the facade of 94 Rivington Street. If the listings are accurate, the business is looking to divest from the neighborhood. It was a stillborn concept from the get-go, and […]

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TeaNY preparing to reopen after fire, March 2010

Here’s Your Chance to Rent the Former TeaNY on Rivington Street

Posted January 28, 2016 at 10:28 am

​Here’s you chance to rent the former TeaNY; mount up. ​TeaNY, the vegan tea spot co-founded by Moby fifteen years ago, is now up for grabs. The iconic cafe at 90 Rivington Street shuttered last month after tax issues forced the business into an eventual eviction. The first few real estate listings are beginning to creep […]

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Streit’s Matzo Condo Replacement Will Ascend 7-Stories

Posted January 27, 2016 at 5:00 am

It’s a turn of events that should come as no surprise to anyone. Not now. When Streit’s Matzo factory divested from the Lower East Side for $30.5 million and purchased a new facility in Rockland County, everyone knew its former Rivington Street digs would become luxury living for the 1%. The official confirmation came shortly […]

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The Roumanian-American Synagogue on Rivington Collapsed 10 Years Ago; Vacant Lot Still Seeking $20M

Posted January 22, 2016 at 9:25 am

It’s easily one of the largest, most photogenic vacant lots on the Lower East Side, forged after the disastrous structural collapse of the Roumanian-American Congregation Synagogue in 2006.

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Streit’s Matzo Factory Settles in Rockland County, Location Revealed

Posted January 8, 2016 at 10:29 am

Months after Streit’s Matzo officially divested from the neighborhood, we now have details on the new Rockland County location. Some sleuthing reveals that the new facility is located at 171 Route 303 in Orangeburg, New York. Rockland County. Suffice it to say that it’ll be sad not seeing the Rivington address on matzo boxes from […]

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‘Co-op Food & Drink’ Closes Ahead of Hotel on Rivington Renovations

Posted January 5, 2016 at 9:44 am

Co-op Food & Drink is officially down for the count, thus concluding nearly five years of business. The ground-level bar at the Hotel on Rivington is now undergoing yet another phase of renovation. As expected. We first reported the imminent closure of the nightspot back in November. A the time, the front office of the […]

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Wolfnights on Rivington Street is Expanding into the Old Tailor Shop Next Door

Posted December 30, 2015 at 5:13 am

Here’s why the Felix Tailor Shop moved around the corner to the less-desirable location of 125 Allen Street. Simply put, late-night wrap aficionados Wolfnights are on the prowl, having just annexed the real estate on its western flank. The former tailor shop at 97 Rivington is now under renovation, all of a sudden; window paper and […]

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Former Moby Haunt TeaNY on Rivington Street Closes for Good After 13 Years

Posted December 18, 2015 at 8:10 am

It’s oh so fitting that, as one Moby vegan joint gets going (Little Pine in LA), an original has gone under. We’re talking, of course, about Rivington Street staple TeaNY. The restaurant had just reopened following an abbreviated closure due to tax troubles three weeks earlier. Now the premises is in the hands of the landlord […]

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Report: Streit’s Matzo Factory is Going Condo, After All

Posted December 16, 2015 at 5:00 am

Today, in least shocking news ever, the former Streit’s Matzo factory is going condo. It’s confirmed. Despite recent DOB filings to truncate the height of 150 Rivington Street to a bi-level commercial space, the long game here is to eventually install luxury living. Midtown-based Cogswell Realty, which forked over $30.5 million for the four-parcel assemblage, recently […]

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125 Rivington Pitched as Prime Re-development Opportunity for $12M

Posted December 14, 2015 at 5:11 am

Nothing permanent has really taken to 125 Rivington Street since Rivington Guitars bolted from its namesake location in 2008 and settled in the East Village. Only a series of pop-up shops. The closest was a bar called “The Carolinas,” which tried to take over two years ago, but ultimately failed. So, when we saw the […]

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