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Former PKNY Bartender is Bringing ‘Suffolk Arms’ to 269 East Houston This Fall

Posted September 10, 2014 at 6:02 am

Where Meow Mix, Vasmay Lounge, and the Local 269 once ruled, another bar hopes to make a dent. Enter Suffolk Arms, the new project by Guiseppe Gonzalez, former bartender of many Lower East Side bars (PKNY, Golden Cadillac). Suffolk Arms will boast an “English pub exterior” with a distinct “New York feel inside.” Whatever that […]

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‘Patience and Fortitude’ Might Replace the Local 269 on East Houston

Posted March 3, 2014 at 6:07 am

Ladies and gentleman, we have another doe-eyed applicant for the long-vacant Local 269 on East Houston Street. Since closing in 2012, this corner dive had previously attracted several entrepreneurs who wished to do the same, yet all of whom struck out. Beatrice Inn vet Matt Abramcyk was approved for a venture here, but nothing came of it; […]

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Beatrice Inn Vet Matt Abramcyk Eyeing 269 East Houston

Last modified November 12, 2012 at 7:47 am

One Tribeca restaurant and nightlife vet is headed to the corridor of East Houston deemed by mainstream press as the next Meatpacking. Indeed, Matt Abramcyk is coming to the Lower East Side.

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Das Racist Downtown

Last modified December 5, 2010 at 1:24 pm

From the goofy to the poignant, Das Racist – comprised of Himanshu Suri, Victor Vazquez, and Ashok Kondabolu – covers a lot of ground in their music. We’ve been fans of this band from the get-go – from “Combination Pizza Hut/Taco Bell” to the crazy new “Fashion Party” jam featuring Chairlift. So we were no doubt […]

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