Meow Parlour

‘Factory Tamal’ is Moving to a Larger Spot on Ludlow Street

Posted July 11, 2017 at 5:08 am

Operational on Essex Street for nigh on five months, Factory Tamal is already headed to greener pastures. The mom-and-pop snack shop, which had replaced Cabalito Pupuseria, is now in the process of relocating around the corner to 34 Ludlow Street (at Hester). Restaurant workers confirmed that the move is due to a need for more […]

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Macaron Parlour Saddles up Alongside Meow Parlour on Hester Street

Posted April 6, 2017 at 5:11 am

Two “Parlours” now sit side-by-side on Hester Street. The Macaron Parlour, the popular bakery founded by Simon Tung and Christina Ha, recently relocated from St. Mark’s Place to 44 Hester Street, the OG headquarters of Hood by Air. (The latter business is now located a few blocks north on Ludlow Street.) Tung and Ha decided […]

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Your Chance to Adopt the World Famous ‘Dirty Gaga’ Bodega Cat

Posted June 17, 2015 at 10:22 am

Animal lovers living in a big city are faced with challenges every day; you win some battles, and lose some. Protecting and caring for the left-behind and marginalized kitties, puppies, birdies, and whatnots is something that a large portion of New Yorkers just never even think about. For some people, it’s a full time job, […]

Cafe Grumpy Joins Sean Casey Animal Rescue for Valentine’s Adoption Event at Essex Street Location

Posted February 12, 2015 at 9:19 am

Cafe Grumpy moved the kitchen equipment from its sidecar annex at 13 Essex Street last week. The space that once housed an on-premise bakery is apparently now a destination for pop-ups. The first contender is a co-sponsored Valentine’s Day event with Sean Casey Animal Rescue. In particular, a “Pet Snuggle and Adoption Event.” Sorta channels […]

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The Cat’s Meow: A First Look at the Meow Parlour on Hester Street

Posted December 9, 2014 at 9:22 am

Here is the first public view of the highly-anticipated Meow Parlour at 46 Hester Street. The brown window shades were removed over the weekend to reveal the hype within. Block lettering sitting front-and-center announces the imminent arrival with an all-caps “MEOW.” Online reservations to hang out with the rescue kitties went live last week, presumably as […]

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‘Meow Parlour’ on Hester Street is Your Best Chance to Play with Cats in Cafe Setting

Posted November 14, 2014 at 5:48 am

Catching up on some news from yesterday. A permanent cat cafe is coming to the Lower East Side. Yes, this is now a thing. It was only a matter of time before this happened, especially after the success of the Purina pop-up at 168 Bowery over the summer. Meow Parlour, born and bred by Christina […]

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