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On Rivington Street, the Old TeaNY Transforms into Chris Marte HQ

Last modified October 31, 2017 at 1:16 pm

The teeny bit of TeaNY that remains on Rivington Street will eventually get replaced. But until then, it’s a staging area for City Council hopeful Chris Marte. Campaign posters litter the storefront, sitting side by side with leasing signs to attract more permanent tenants. Operational for weeks, we’re told that 90 Rivington is an “annex […]

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Former Moby Haunt TeaNY on Rivington Street Closes for Good After 13 Years

Posted December 18, 2015 at 8:10 am

It’s oh so fitting that, as one Moby vegan joint gets going (Little Pine in LA), an original has gone under. We’re talking, of course, about Rivington Street staple TeaNY. The restaurant had just reopened following an abbreviated closure due to tax troubles three weeks earlier. Now the premises is in the hands of the landlord […]

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TeaNY Reopens on Rivington Street After Tax-Related Closure

Posted November 12, 2015 at 5:00 am

​The taxman couldn’t keep TeaNY down. Recall that the Department of Taxation and Finance stopped by 90 Rivington Street at the end of October. Inspectors seized the popular vegetarian cafe for nonpayment of taxes, and kept the gate shuttered for weeks. Those intimidating orange stickers were also plastered across the glass. The matter has apparently […]

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Moby’s New Video for ‘Saints’ is a Rat’s Journey from Lower East Side to Paradise [VIDEO]

Posted April 8, 2014 at 6:00 am

If you haven’t already, be sure to check out Moby’s latest longplayer, Innocents. We ranked it one of last year’s best. The former Lower East Sider chose the neighborhood as setting for the new music video single, “Saints.” Directed by Brad Hasse, the instrumental gem follows a puppet rat as it navigates the snowy streets. From […]

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Moby’s ‘A Case For Shame’ [VIDEO]

Posted July 30, 2013 at 11:00 am

Earlier this spring, electronica icon Moby teased some new material with his special Record Store Day release, a stunning collaboration with Mark Lanegan entitled “The Lonely Night.” Now, he has another little gem: “A Case For Shame.” The video, which is one of the dozen tracks found on his forthcoming LP, Innocents, marks Moby’s directorial […]

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Moby Wants Indie Filmmakers to Use His Music for Free

Posted June 19, 2013 at 11:12 am

Calling all independent filmmakers out there. Moby wants you to use his music free of charge. That wasn’t a typo. The popular musician, and onetime Lower East Sider, jumpstarted his mobygratis project, a service that aims to hook up ” independent and non-profit filmmakers, film students, and anyone in need of free music for their […]

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Moby and Mark Lanegan’s ‘The Lonely Night’ [VIDEO]

Posted May 2, 2013 at 10:27 am

As many of us continue to delight in our Record Store Day treasures, one that we keep coming back to is the mesmerizing collaboration between Moby and Mark Lanegan on “The Lonely Night.”

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TeaNY Cafe on Rivington Street for Sale

Posted July 27, 2012 at 6:09 am

Ten years ago this past May, Moby and then-girlfriend Kelly Tisdale pooled their efforts to open TeaNY at 90 Rivington Street. But the subterranean Lower East Side cafe seems to be caught in some unchartered waters.

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Teany Will Reopen Next Week

Posted March 25, 2010 at 6:13 am

Ever since a fire crippled Teany last June, the vegan cafe has been on the ropes. Not anymore. Last night, the doors were wide open, advertising a pristine sheen, as if to proclaim, we’re back.

Teany on Road to Recovery

Last modified December 16, 2009 at 11:36 am

It’s been nigh on six months since a late-night fire broke out in 90 Rivington Street, effectively sidelining Teany for the duration.  At the time, it was reported that the blaze started on the second or third floor and spread down to the restaurant.  Thankfully, no one was hurt.  But now Moby’s vegan grub spot […]