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Lucky Cheng’s Outta Luck in Scoring 154 Ludlow Street

Posted November 12, 2014 at 9:19 am

That red line through Lucky Cheng’s on the Community Board 3 agenda is permanent. Apparently the drag bar is no longer in the running for 154 Ludlow Street, which has been vacant since the Living Room vacated the premises last year. The landlord reportedly backed down from the deal at the last minute. General Manager Richard […]

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Lucky Cheng’s Might Take Over the Former Living Room Space on Ludlow

Posted October 30, 2014 at 5:21 am

It’s been a rough few months (nay, years), but looks like Lucky Cheng’s is making a solid comeback. The cabaret – popular for bachelorette parties – had relocated to Times Square from its longtime First Avenue perch back in 2012. It was never quite the same. Two years later, owner Hayne Suthon passed away of breast […]

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The Living Room to Reopen in New Williamsburg Space Just in Time for CMJ

Posted October 14, 2014 at 6:09 am

With CMJ music festival just a week out, the Living Room sure picked an appropriate time to return. Its new home is not on the Lower East Side, though. As previously reported, the beloved venue – a sixteen-year neighborhood veteran – was forced from 154 Ludlow Street last year, only to settle across the river. […]

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The Living Room is Relocating to Williamsburg

Posted February 7, 2014 at 12:51 pm

It’s a sad, but true, state of affairs when Lower East Side institutions continue to shutter, and cross the river into Brooklyn. The Living Room, which spent sixteen years in the neighborhood gave up and is doing the same. It’s currently applying to open inside 134 Metropolitan Avenue in Williamsburg. Last night, Community Board 1’s […]

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The Living Room Packs Up Its Venue After 10 Years on Ludlow Street

Posted November 1, 2013 at 10:22 am

It’s a reality, people. The Living Room is no longer part of the dying Ludlow Street musical landscape. Co-owners Jennifer Gilson and Steve Rosenthal packed up the venue after more than a decade at this location. The storefront is now without identity. After news broke in December of last year, the venue would survive for […]

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The Living Room Says Goodbye to Ludlow Street After 10 Years

Posted October 28, 2013 at 5:06 am

As of this weekend, it’s load out for “New York City’s best acoustic listening room.” The current incarnation of the Living Room, here at 154 Ludlow for a decade, is now finished. Curtains. The Living Room bid farewell (for now) with appropriate celebration. No overplayed fanfare or gala, just a stacked list of performers and […]

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It’s Official: The Living Room Closing at the End of the Month

Posted October 9, 2013 at 5:06 am

The Living Room is officially closing at the end of the month due to a gouging rental increase. If you’re keeping a tally, that’s eleven years on Ludlow Street, including four lease extensions after the first shutter announcement back in January. The swan song at 154 Ludlow Street is slated for October 26. When news […]

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Living Room Granted Another Extension While Planning Move

Posted April 1, 2013 at 6:28 am

The Living Room can likely thank Pianos for surviving so long after receiving the boot from its landlord at 154 Ludlow.

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Living Room Angling for New Space on East 2nd Street

Last modified February 27, 2013 at 5:09 pm

Between raising money and scoring a new location, it’s a week of good news for the Living Room.

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Living Room Receives Extension Through April

Posted February 19, 2013 at 6:09 am

With the first extension nearing conclusion, the Living Room was able to procure an additional two-month reprieve at its soon-to-evaporate space.

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