154 Ludlow Street
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 […]
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. […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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.
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.
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.