Pink Pony


Celebrity Chef Julieta Ballesteros Gambling on Problematic Pink Pony Space

Posted July 23, 2015 at 5:16 am

It’s been two-and-a-half years since Pink Pony departed the Lower East Side, but who’s counting? Since its forced closure at the hand of a $6,000 rent hike, the large restaurant space has remained dormant. Absolutely zero activity here except for the placement of numerous leasing signs in the windows and above the entrance itself. However, […]

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Why the Pink Pony Space on Ludlow Street Will Have Trouble Attracting Another Restaurant

Posted February 11, 2015 at 10:00 am

If you can believe it, we’re already two years removed from Pink Pony’s unfortunate demise. The beloved restaurant on upper Ludlow Street shuttered in February 2013 when landlord Arwen Properties issued a $6,000 rent hike to an ubearable $20,000 sum. It’s still a vacancy. Since then, 176 Ludlow has been peddled on the rental market without much […]

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SKATERS Discuss ‘Humblecore’ and Distaste for Katz’s [INTERVIEW]

Last modified July 10, 2013 at 11:17 am

SKATERS is a charged up band from NYC that has hit the scene with an explosive post-punk one-two. We caught up with lead singer Michael Ian Cummings to chat about their infectious single, “I Wanna Dance (But I Don’t Know How)” and the sarcasm that is “humblecore.”  He also pulls no punches when it comes […]

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8 LES Treasures We Lost in the First Half of 2013 [LISTS]

Posted June 13, 2013 at 5:33 am

It’s certainly been a rough 2013 thus far. Seriously, in the first six months alone, the Lower East Side lost (or is losing) some of its most cherished institutions. The list of victims is staggering given the short timeframe. Count ’em.

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Shuttered Pink Pony Bears Taylor Mead Memorial

Posted May 15, 2013 at 11:23 am

The mural-kissed Pink Pony gate, recently defiled by graffiti writer DARKS, now memorializes another of the neighborhood fallen.

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Pink Pony Now Sports Leasing Sign & Listing

Posted March 8, 2013 at 6:28 am

Here and now – the Pink Pony space is officially on the market, roughly one month after closing shop for good.

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Pink Pony Packs it Up

Posted February 20, 2013 at 9:31 am

Here are some images to ruin your Wednesday morning. Pink Pony packin’ up the gear after more than a decade at 176 Ludlow Street.

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Report: More Threats of Closure for Les Enfants Terribles

Posted February 18, 2013 at 6:09 am

This has been one of the saddest weeks for OG Lower East Side institutions, Ludlow Street in particular.

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Motor City Bar on Ludlow Closing Down

Posted February 12, 2013 at 6:48 am

Sources in the industry have been fairly chatty about how Motor City Bar at 127 Ludlow Street has been on the ropes. We just didn’t want to believe the talk.

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More Details on the Closure of Pink Pony

Posted February 12, 2013 at 6:28 am

Yesterday morning, we reported on the sad closure of pioneering Ludlow anchor Pink Pony. The New York Times follows up our exclusive story with some additional details. Namely that the cause for closure was threefold – owner’s health, higher rent, and changing neighborhood demographic. Arwen Properties, which owns much of the inventory on Ludlow Street, […]

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