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TOTAH Gallery Gears up for Opening at 183 Stanton Street

Posted January 20, 2016 at 5:18 am

When East Village Wine & Liquor relocated to its current Clinton Street location last year, its former space two blocks away was quickly boarded and gutted. Construction commenced inside 183 Stanton last August with the purpose of converting the former spirits store into a new gallery. As previously reported, the location will henceforth be headquarters […]

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Siempre Verde Garden Saved as City Transfers Ownership to Parks Department Under GreenThumb

Posted January 4, 2016 at 5:15 am

​Catching up on some news that transpired during the holiday week … Siempre Verde Garden on Stanton Street is finally under the protective care of the Parks Department. The city officially transferred ownership from from the Department of Housing Preservation and Development, which heretofore oversaw the parcel. The garden activists at 596 Acres listed the […]

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Celebrity Chef David Chang to Open Kitchen for ‘Maple’ Food Delivery App at 196 Stanton Street

Posted December 17, 2015 at 5:19 am

An upscale Lower East Side building that struggled since inception to fill the ground floor commercial has finally come through. The Karl Fischer-designed luxury residence at 196 Stanton Street – constructed across from low-income housing five years ago – hasn’t had the best luck scoring retail tenants. Located on the eastern terminus, between Attorney and […]

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‘Li-Lis’ Soft Opened at 112-114 Stanton Street Last Night

Posted December 11, 2015 at 5:17 am

​An initial splash then a re-reckoning, plus controversy all the way. That’s the storyline at 112-114 Stanton Street, location of the newest Hell Square nightmare. Three months ago, the twin-stores were called Stanton Square, the pet project of landlord (and local dentist) Dr. Chun Yuk Lee. Now, it’s taken on a new identity – Stanton […]

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‘Lowlife’ Bringing High Dining to Stanton Street Next Week

Posted November 12, 2015 at 5:11 am

At the intersection of “casual fine dining,” New Order, and Luc Sante is a new Lower East Side restaurant. Lowlife, like the historical account and album of same, is on the precipice of opening at 178 Stanton Street. Build-out has been rather fierce of late, and looks to be in the final stage. Expect an […]

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His Name is Sean Patton and You Will Listen to Him [INTERVIEW]

Last modified November 11, 2015 at 1:19 pm

​If there’s one comedian out there you really need to know about, it’s Sean Patton. He hails from New Orleans, but splits his residence between New York City and Los Angeles. The bits are hysterical, oftentimes skewing anti-hipster, and usually delivered with hyperbole and an irate intensity. In fact, it’s not uncommon to hear the […]

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Rochelle’s Co-Owner Was Arrested Last Week for Grand Larceny at Chelsea Market

Posted November 11, 2015 at 5:00 am

For Brett David, co-owner of Rochelle’s on Chrystie Street, bad decisions are indeed served nightly, as the byline on its Twitter page boasts. It appears the nightlife operator was busted last week (November 5) for allegedly stealing a coat from a designer sample sale in Chelsea Market. The above photo was posted to the bar’s […]

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Arlene’s Grocery Celebrates Two Decades on the LES with Week of Entertainment

Posted November 10, 2015 at 10:23 am

Twenty years of business is nothing to sneeze at in this ever-changing neighborhood. Especially when you’re a music venue. If CBGB’s closure taught us anything, it’s that no club is indispensable. And with places like The Living Room relocating to Brooklyn, and Cake Shop’s perpetual attempts to stay afloat through crowdfunding, there’s a wary outlook for […]

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Heartbeet Juicery Goes Belly Up, Rise Coffee Moves into 85 Stanton

Posted November 10, 2015 at 5:10 am

Two years, gone in a heartbeat. The Heartbeet Juicery – a Brooklyn-based juice and cleanse home delivery business – officially folded in early October. And with it, the departure of the brick-and-mortar to-go window at 85 Stanton Street. Thus caps three years of operations for the company, two of which were spent beside A. Turen. […]

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New ‘Kitty’s a-Go-Go’ Snack Shop on Stanton Street Taps Snoop Dogg as Partner

Posted October 2, 2015 at 9:27 am

So, it turns out the Kitty’s Canteen offshoot in the adjacent retail at 11 Stanton Street boasts the Doggfather as partner. Indeed, Snoop Dogg (nay, Calvin Broadus Jr.), an early adoptor of the restaurant, now counts himself as co-owner with The Box’s Richard Kimmel on the tiny takeout joint. Dubbed Kitty’s a-Go-Go, this “light” version […]

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