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German-Filipino Fusion Bar Angles for the Dead Schapiro’s Spot on Rivington Street

Posted November 8, 2016 at 5:16 am

Shuttered and papered for three months straight, 120 Rivington Street will soon be reborn. The Schapiro’s bar-restaurant – named for the iconic winery of same that once occupied the city block – closed for good in August. It was a three-year run. Now a group of seemingly unseasoned applicants – Daniel Dabrowski, Rebecca Kush, Michael […]

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Paul Seres Replaces St. Jerome’s on Rivington Street with a Bar Called ‘Delilah’

Posted November 7, 2016 at 5:00 am

Hey there, Delilah.  Looks like another watering hole is rising from the ashes of the now-defunct St. Jerome’s on Rivington Street. Same as the old boss, though. The ground floor of 155 Rivington spent the last couple months boarded behind plywood. Prior building permits to renovate the bar proved that nightlife honcho Paul Seres is not […]

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‘The Only Living Boy in New York’ is Back on the Lower East Side Today

Posted November 4, 2016 at 5:13 am

The Only Living Boy in New York is smitten by the Lower East Side. Again. The feature film returns to the area today for more filming activities, just a couple weeks after the last jaunt. As before, it’ll focus in Hell Square. The production previously quartered at Ludlow Street, where the crew spent a week […]

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‘Upstairs on Rivington’ is the Latest Nightlife Entrant at the Hotel on Rivington

Posted October 27, 2016 at 5:12 am

Upstairs on Rivington is the newly renovated lobby lounge at the Hotel on Rivington. It’s a Thursday-through-Saturday joint that joins Cafe Medi on the ground level and the upscale Jia Lounge next door. The second-floor hangout opened a couple weeks ago with a launch party featuring its “artist in residence,” Domingo Zapata. The stunt – […]

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Serafina will Open its Ludlow Street Restaurant on November 16

Posted October 25, 2016 at 5:00 am

There it is. It’s official. Yellow teaser banners at 98 Rivington Street promise that Serafina will open on November 16. Quite a surprise, actually. Build-out of this Lower East Side location has been ongoing for months – seemingly secretly – with painted gates closed. The advertising signs didn’t arrive until a few days ago (and […]

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Report: Lorely Expands to the Pacific with New West Hollywood Beer Garden

Posted October 19, 2016 at 5:14 am

After fourteen years on the Lower East Side, the popular Lorely beer garden just expanded in a big way. Owner, and former DJ, Michael Momm just debuted a Left Coast outpost in West Hollywood. Here’s what the L.A. Weekly had to say: Tucked into a sleepy stretch of West Hollywood, Loreley evokes a lodge one […]

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The Falafel Shop on Rivington Street Probably Won’t Reopen

Posted September 29, 2016 at 5:00 am

You’ll have to get your balls elsewhere. Falafel, that is. Indeed, it appears that the four-year-old Falafel Shop on Rivington Street is out of business. The snack shop hasn’t been open since mid-August, when ownership took a sudden “maintenance” break. At the time, proprietor Eyal Tov told us that the Falafel Shop would reopen after a […]

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Report: Deputy Mayor to be Grilled by City Council Over Rivington House Debacle

Posted September 28, 2016 at 5:10 am

First deputy mayor Tony Shorris will testify tomorrow before City Council regarding his role in the whole Rivington House debacle. This is a big deal. The $16.1 million deed lifting that led to a $116 million flip job into luxury condos by the Allure Group is still festering as problem for the de Blasio administration. Politco has the […]

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Slumlord Castellan Snatches 125 Rivington Street for $9.8M

Last modified September 23, 2016 at 3:01 pm

Why is it that, in the year 2016, the Lower East Side continues to attract real estate speculators with terrible track records? The latest to jump in on the fun is Castellan Real Estate Partners, a hedge-fund-backed investment group that just purchased 125 Rivington Street. According to public records, the five-story walkup (east of Essex) traded […]

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Here’s a Glimpse of the 4 Penthouses to Top the Former Streit’s Matzo Factory [PHOTOS]

Last modified September 6, 2016 at 12:14 pm

As the three Rivington Street tenements comprising the former Streit’s Matzo Factory collectively await certain doom, its developers are chest-thumping over the eventual arrival of upper-crust living here. It’s over. Most recently, the four three-bedroom penthouses atop the glass protrusion receive the spotlight. Prices for these apartments start at a meager $3.8 million. Per Unique Homes: […]

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