Chinatown Residents Block Association

Eli Zabar’s ‘Night Shift’ Beer Bar Eyes Chinatown Expansion [Updated]

Last modified August 31, 2017 at 1:36 pm

Another bar for Zabar… A few months after heir-to-the-throne Oliver Zabar announced plans for an all-day cafe (i.e. bakery-restaurant) with dad Eli at 192 Mott Street, we learn that the deal is off. Replaced instead with a new proposal deeper into Chinatown. Word came down the pike yesterday afternoon that the father-son team will impart […]

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Le Baron Replacement to Go Before CB3 Next Month

Posted June 29, 2017 at 5:10 am

The survivors of Le Baron, still holding onto hope of a successor establishment on Mulberry Street, are headed back to the community board level for further consideration. Principals of MJK Foods LLC had tried to score a full liquor license by going straight to the State Liquor Authority, but were apparently stonewalled. Indeed, MJK Foods now appears […]

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How One Chinatown Block is Mobilizing Against the Controversial ‘Le Baron’ Replacement

Last modified June 28, 2017 at 9:51 am

Le Baron has been dead in the water since June 2015, having dipped out for a “summer vacation” that ultimately proved permanent. Two years later, elements of the former ownership are still committed to opening a new nightclub on the spot, but Chinatown residents aren’t having it. So much so, that the Chinatown Residents Block […]

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