107 Eldridge Street

‘Flower Shop’ Club on Eldridge Street is Sidelined by Flood

Posted January 4, 2018 at 5:05 am

Eldridge Street newcomer, Flower Shop, has been sidelined the last couple days due to a flood on premises. Management announced the closure on Tuesday afternoon, shortly after the incident, and are promising a return to form sometime later today. As of last night, the place looked wrecked. Cause of the flood is not yet known, but […]

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The Flower Shop Nightspot Debuts on Eldridge Street

Posted March 3, 2017 at 5:09 am

If the nebulous “elevated gastropub” is your thing, then The Flower Shop is for you. The bi-level club-steraunt just opened on Eldridge Street this week. The eatery, helmed by chef Michael Hamilton, hosts dinner service on the first floor, while the “kids” can play in the basement “rec room” with its TVs, billiards, and a “sunken […]

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The Flower Shop Reveals itself on Eldridge Street

Posted February 13, 2017 at 5:00 am

In the works for almost a year, trendy Eldridge Street hang, The Flower Shop, is nearing completion. Ever so slowly. The plywood shed, which had been attached to the exterior since the fall, was detached last week. The Flower Shop is already three months delayed, though, initially pegged for a fall debut. Indeed, the New […]

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‘1Oak’ Doorman Eddie Bilowich Angling for Nightspot at Fontana’s Space on Eldridge Street

Posted July 5, 2016 at 5:19 am

Looks like Fontana’s already has its replacement on Eldridge Street. And the identity of its principal and pedigree – Eddie Bilowich – might have neighbors further worried. Word of the new contender arrives more than three months after the longtime bar and performance venue called it quits. Bilowich, the current head doorman at 1Oak (the Butter Group), […]

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Fontana’s Closes This Weekend; Neighbors Worry that the Adjacent ‘Flower Shop’ Bar is in Play for the Eldridge Street Space

Posted March 14, 2016 at 5:13 am

You have less than a week to pay your respects to Fontana’s Bar on Eldridge Street. If it’s your jam. As previously reported, the longtime multilevel bar is closing shop after more than twelve years on the block. The departure is a result of an impossible rent escalation to $30,000 per month for the sprawling space. […]

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Team with Ties to Major Food Group Trying Again for Eldridge Street Bar ‘The Flower Shop’

Posted March 10, 2016 at 5:13 am

Not to be deterred, a gaggle of hopefuls with ties to the Major Food Group will return to Community Board 3 Monday to fight for their ambitious Eldridge Street concept. Now with identity – The Flower Shop. Last month, the SLA subcommittee knocked down its proposal for a new multi-level nightlife establishment at 107 Eldridge Street […]

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With Cafe Bambi Dead in the Water, New ‘Elevated Gastropub’ Concept Pitched for 107 Eldridge Street

Posted February 8, 2016 at 5:16 am

It appears that the ever-delayed Cafe Bambi concept is on ice. Jack Abramcyk (kid brother of nightlife impresario Matt) had planned a bilevel nightspot at 107 Eldridge Street despite an outpouring of opposition. Funny, considering the unopened concept even found its way onto Grub St’s top 20 openings of 2014. Until the end of last […]

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Cafe Bambi is Happening on Eldridge Street; More Hell Square South?

Posted June 2, 2015 at 9:22 am

Is the square block bounded by Forsyth, Allen, Delancey, and Grand Streets rearing to become the next Hell Square? A sequel? Chinese commercial composition notwithstanding, it seems that nightlife is on the rise in this micro-neighborhood. In fact, there are at least a half-dozen bars and/or restaurants in this zone with full liquor privileges. The […]

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Jack Abramcyk’s ‘Cafe Bambi’ on Eldridge Street Proceeds Despite Community Backlash

Posted December 18, 2014 at 5:34 am

Jack Abramcyk and former Beatrice Inn doorman Simonez Wolf are together proceeding with plans for the Cafe Bambi project (nee “Chinolita”) on Eldridge Street. The bi-level bar-restaurant concept on the border of Chinatown, first brought to light last spring, is planned for the space previously occupied by Fen Yang Restaurant. A sign currently affixed to the […]

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Jack Abramcyk Wants to Put ‘Chinolita’ on Eldridge Street

Posted May 27, 2014 at 6:10 am

The SLA subcommittee agenda for June isn’t out just yet, but some of the new applicant-owners have already started posting notices around the neighborhood. In this case, it looks like Fontana’s Bar is gonna have some company on the western midsection of Eldridge Street. Cheap eats Chinese spot Fen Yang Restaurant at 107 Eldridge recently […]

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