Stanton Street

September Wines Addresses Closure Talk, Says its Amidst ‘Lease Renewal’

Posted November 22, 2017 at 5:15 am

On Monday, we reported that September Wines & Spirits on Stanton Street is potentially on shaky ground. Several real estate listings surfaced that pitched the twelve-year-old booze shop as available for rent, leading to speculation of an imminent closure. September Wines responded to the news, however, noting that the store is not closing. At least […]

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September Wines Might Not be on Stanton Street Much Longer [Updated]

Last modified November 20, 2017 at 11:16 pm

[Updated Below] The Lower East Side appears poised to lose one of its cherished businesses in the coming months. Hell Square is eating its own. September Wines & Spirits – the local mom-and-pop situated at Ludlow and Stanton Streets – might soon depart the neighborhood after more than a dozen years on the block. There […]

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‘Prema Hair’ Salon is Staying Put on Stanton Street

Posted November 7, 2017 at 5:04 am

Back in September, Prema Hair salon was operating on borrowed time. Its new landlord – the combo of Penn South Capital, Conway Capital, and Rudd Realty Management that snapped up the property for $12.9 million – had apparently been looking to clear out the ground level retail. An enormous Misrahi Realty banner arrived around that […]

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Freemans Sporting Club Barbershop Ditches Rivington Street, Rebrands as ‘Tuft’

Posted October 31, 2017 at 5:00 am

The Freemans Sporting Club “Barbershop” is now erased from Rivington Street. You may have noticed the brown paper hanging in the windows of its four-year-old space. Thanks to a lease expiration, elements of the business are forging ahead with a different name and location altogether. During this interim period, the Barbershop crew – armed with […]

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‘Round Two’ Opens Today, Brings Vintage and Long Queues to Hell Square

Posted October 11, 2017 at 10:00 am

Round Two vintage and secondhand shop debuts later today in Hell Square. Hype is heady. A tipster tells us that excited customers began queuing outside the store at 113 Stanton Street yesterday evening. Seemingly out of nowhere, as buildout had been underway for the last couple months. Residents nearby weren’t too thrilled, though. Apparently, music […]

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Former Silver Monuments on Stanton Street is Now a Yoga Studio

Posted October 6, 2017 at 5:00 am

And now, a corpse pose of another sort for 125 Stanton Street. The former Silver Monuments at the southeast corner of Essex Street closed up shop exactly two years ago. Until this week, it been vacant, with the eponymous landlord having spent the interim seeking a replacement tenant. At the time of closure, Silver allegedly […]

Restoring the ‘Stanton Building’ to the Community will Benefit the Environment [OP-ED]

Posted October 5, 2017 at 5:03 am

The following op-ed was penned by Wendy Brawer. Her nonprofit, Green Map System, is a member of the community coalition at Sara D. Roosevelt Park. It’s time to return to the Stanton Building to the Lower East Side community, a move that together addresses climate change and community well-being. Located at the northern end of […]

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Convicted Landlord Steve Croman will be Sent to Rikers Tomorrow

Last modified October 26, 2017 at 11:23 pm

For Steve Croman, sentencing day is again nigh. The controversial landlord returns to court tomorrow to hear what he already knows. He’s going to Rikers for a year-long stay. Manhattan State Supreme Court Justice Jill Konviser had previously postponed Croman’s sentencing another two weeks so that he could observe the Jewish High Holidays. The reprieve […]

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High Rents Force ‘Prema Hair’ from 101 Stanton Street After its $12.9M Sale

Posted September 22, 2017 at 9:35 am

No sooner did 101 Stanton Street change hands than this enormous, eye-grabbing leasing banner appear above the corner store. It seems rather apparent that the new owners now want the Prema Hair salon gone from the ground-floor retail. You’ll recall that a small consortium of real estate firms – Penn South Capital, Conway Capital, and […]

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‘Girl with No Job’ Walks Down the Aisle (on Stanton Street)

Posted September 19, 2017 at 5:11 am

Instagram stars Girl with No Job and Boy with No Job were spotted in full wedding dress Sunday afternoon. The photo shoot took place on Stanton Street in what one of their hired photographers noted was her “favorite neighborhood.” This was presumably hours before their wedding. Together they walked down the grimy, uneven sidewalk just […]

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