Arlene’s Grocery

In Which we ‘Connect the Dots’ with MisterWives [INTERVIEW]

Posted October 24, 2017 at 9:24 am

MisterWives is a poptastic band from New York, creating earworms faster than lead singer Mandy Lee can churn out homemade donuts. Their energy is undoubtedly contagious, and they’re bringing it back to the city this week. So it was only fitting that we caught up with bass player Will Hehir to hear more about their […]

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Arlene’s Grocery Celebrates Two Decades on the LES with Week of Entertainment

Posted November 10, 2015 at 10:23 am

Twenty years of business is nothing to sneeze at in this ever-changing neighborhood. Especially when you’re a music venue. If CBGB’s closure taught us anything, it’s that no club is indispensable. And with places like The Living Room relocating to Brooklyn, and Cake Shop’s perpetual attempts to stay afloat through crowdfunding, there’s a wary outlook for […]

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Notes from CB3: Arlene’s Grocery Renewed, Damion Luaiye Approved

Posted September 2, 2015 at 5:00 am

The SLA subcommittee of Community Board 3 met last night for the second time in as many weeks. A scheduling choice that left little time for recuperation. Nevertheless, applicants, board members, and media stocked the chairs for another night of dueling. The meeting itself was a bit more subdued than most, but still an all-night […]

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How Arlene’s Grocery is Changing its Tune to Embrace Street Art

Posted July 30, 2015 at 9:27 am

Arlene’s Grocery celebrates two decades on Stanton Street this year. Considered one of the first modern live music clubs in the neighborhood, the establishment came to prominence in 1995 when the former bodega and butcher shop at 95 Stanton were combined to create the venue. It’s an establishment known more for its stage and musical […]

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#SaveNYC Movement Gains Considerable Momentum; Local ‘Rally’ Concert Planned in May

Posted March 18, 2015 at 5:14 am

Could this be the proverbial tipping point in the struggle to save the city from itself? When the Cafe Edison closed at the end of last year, cries of woe reverberated around the city. Many mourned, and some acted. Like the anonymous Jeremiah of Vanishing New York fame. He created a new website (nay, movement) […]

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Arlene’s Grocery Continues its Makeover with Glassy Exterior

Posted August 14, 2013 at 6:00 am

Two months after an awning replacement, the full-frontal makeover of Arlene’s Grocery at 95 Stanton just entered its next phase. A glassy facade. Wait, what? Yes. Last week, contractors tore away the old blood-red entrance and began preparations for a more open exterior. The cavernous Arlene’s now has windows and some natural light. The new […]

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Arlene’s Grocery Replaces Storefront Awning

Last modified June 18, 2013 at 8:48 am

Three weeks ago, music mainstay Arlene’s Grocery decided to scrap its longtime awning for a “fresh new look.”

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Recap: Glen Hansard Headlines ‘Love Reading Series’ at Arlene’s Grocery

Posted April 15, 2013 at 11:23 am

Last night’s “Love Reading Series” at Arlene’s Grocery was a special event. Definitely a comfy way to usher in a new week.

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A Brief View of the Hudson’s ‘Song About Rocks’ [VIDEO]

Posted April 12, 2013 at 12:29 pm

We fell hard for the lush folk rock sounds of A Brief View of the Hudson earlier this year when they dropped their long-awaited album, Querencia

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Anti-Mitt Romney Wheat-Paste on the Lower East Side

Last modified July 30, 2012 at 6:54 pm

Election season has officially begun on the streets of the Lower East Side, where graffiti artists are already starting to assert humorous political opinions.

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