People Lounge

Mokbar Owner Debuts Korean Gastropub ‘Ms. Yoo’ on Allen Street

Posted July 14, 2017 at 5:12 am

After months of construction, Mokbar chef Esther Choi just opened her newest establishment on Allen Street called Ms. Yoo. Branded canopy and signage had been in place for the last couple weeks. Named after the grandmother who taught her how to cook, Ms. Yoo is described in PR babble as a “Korean take on an American food […]

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After 12+ Years, It’s Curtains for ‘People Lounge’ on Allen Street

Posted April 1, 2016 at 5:17 am

Catching up on closures… Today we bring word that People Kitchen & Lounge is down for the count. It joins longtime neighbor Rayuela high in the sky. The trendy Allen Street cocktail den faded from the scene last month after more than a dozen years on the block. Though its fate was not abundantly clear […]

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People Lounge on Allen Becomes ‘People Kitchen & Lounge’

Posted July 16, 2013 at 11:20 am

The eight-year-old People Lounge recently underwent some rebranding. Apparently it’s no longer just a lounge; the word “kitchen” is now part of the name. This subtle evolution at 163 Allen Street is perhaps a move to compete with the ongoing foodie takeover of the Lower East Side. With this change comes an updated exterior canopy. […]

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Southland Advertising on Orchard Street

Posted January 17, 2011 at 6:28 am

TNT has taken to some guerrilla marketing techniques of late.

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Visceralist Does: People Lounge

Posted October 14, 2009 at 6:31 am

We are very excited to announce this new weekly feature by fellow neighborhood scribe Visceralist. Each segment will review a random night spot in the Lower East Side. 163 Allen St. (btw Rivington & Stanton) New York, NY 10002 (212) 254-2668 Bathroom situation – Street level: two in the rear, one with urinals, one without. […]