153 Essex Street

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First Look: Two Bit’s Retro Arcade on Essex

Posted December 3, 2012 at 6:48 am

As expected, Two Bit’s Retro Arcade officially opened its doors at 153 Essex Street late last week.

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Two Bit’s Retro Arcade Opens This Week at 153 Essex

Posted November 26, 2012 at 6:09 am

Three months after announcing itself, the hotly-anticipated Two Bit’s Retro Arcade is now mere days from opening at 153 Essex Street.

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Coming Soon: Two-Bit’s Retro Arcade at 153 Essex Street

Posted June 25, 2012 at 6:41 am

Here’s something to get excited about. The recently-reopened Chinatown Fair is no longer the only game in town, so to speak. Some new competition is on deck for 153 Essex Street.

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Subway Franchise Opens at 153 Essex Street

Posted February 27, 2012 at 6:09 am

It looks precisely as you imagined it would. No surprises. Just like every other friggin’ Subway franchise that’s infected the Lower East Side of late.

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Triple 5 Soul Closes Pop-Up Shop at 153 Essex

Posted January 19, 2012 at 6:18 am

Just as Subway was installing its monstrosity of a backlit storefront awning last week, the Triple 5 Soul pop-up shop next door began packing up its inventory.

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Another Lower East Side Subway Planned for Essex Street

Posted January 16, 2012 at 6:42 am

Now the Hell Square periphery gets its own Subway outpost to boast. Indeed, Essex Street, you’re up next!

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Triple 5 Soul Opens Pop-Up at 153 Essex Street

Posted November 22, 2011 at 6:42 am

Iconic Lower East Side imprint Triple 5 Soul is spending a couple months peddling its streetwear in this pop-up environment at 153 Essex.

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153 Essex Sheds its Plywood and Netting

Posted May 17, 2010 at 6:18 am

For a solid few years, 153 Essex Street has been an eyesore of a building, encased in dark netting and cordoned off by rotten sidewalk plywood.  It was essentially a push-up job - adding a small tumor to the original five-story building – but never appeared to have a clear completion date in sight. In the […]

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