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, […]
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 […]
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 […]
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.
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.
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, […]