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Shuttered Living Room, October 2013

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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Shuttered Living Room, October 2013

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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The Living Room is closing after 15 years on the LES

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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The Living Room Granted One Month Reprieve at 154 Ludlow

Last modified January 21, 2013 at 6:13 am

Shortly before the new year, the Living Room announced the unfortunate news that it would be departing 154 Ludlow Street at the end of January.

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Breaking: Living Room Closing at the End of January, Actively Seeking New Space

Last modified December 28, 2012 at 5:36 pm

Slow news week this is not. It is with heavy heart that we break news late today about the departure of the Living Room from its ten-year residence at 152 Ludlow Street.

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That Hooker is Actually Part of “Live In” Street Theater

Posted August 13, 2012 at 11:12 am

Don’t be duped by the hooker strolling Orchard Street on weekend afternoons. Or the group of gawkers surrounding her.

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