147 East Houston
Posted November 17, 2015 at 5:18 am
For the first time in recent memory, the corner storefront at 147 East Houston is no longer a check-cashing depot. The store closed over the summer. Its identity changed over the years, yet the core business remained; the last update was in 2010 to a Pay-O-Matic outpost. Fast forward to current. Pay-O-Matic is no longer in […]
Last modified July 10, 2014 at 4:20 pm
We’ve been hearing lots of chatter that Lucky’s Famous Burgers may soon throw in the towelette, as it were. Earlier real estate listings for 147 East Houston via Massey Knakal had all but telegraphed this. Apparently the owner is looking to move the burger joint to midtown, closer to his other two locations, and look to […]
Posted March 21, 2014 at 9:32 am
Looks like Lucky’s Famous Burgers finally found an artist to help sell burgers at 147 East Houston (i.e. “Houstanize” the premises). Sometime within the last week, the grease pit unveiled a mini mural on its exterior that essentially acts as a linguistics lesson for those uninitiated city folk. The message is somewhat passive aggressive, ensuring […]
Posted December 20, 2012 at 6:17 am
Lucky’s Famous Burgers at 147 East Houston is hopping on the bandwagon to tap into the vibrant street art vibe of the Lower East Side.
Posted January 18, 2011 at 6:39 am
With Mario’s Pizza officially dead, a local burger empire is waiting in the wings.
Posted January 10, 2011 at 6:08 am
Before the onset of the holidays, trademark troublemakers Mario’s Pizza at 147 East Houston closed for some vacation. As is usually the case, heavy suspicions accompanied the advent of announcements in the windows. After all, history repeatedly proves that such abrupt closures are oftentimes final. Now, the same fate appears to have befallen Mario. 147 […]