Schiller’s Liquor Bar

Schiller’s Liquor Bar Neons Deposed from Rivington Street

Posted August 22, 2017 at 5:09 am

It finally happened. Now one weeks removed from the closure of Schiller’s Liquor Bar, down comes the neon signage. Reader Mary Kalemkerian sent us the above image of the “Liquor Bar” signage deposed and sitting on the sidewalk in front of the restaurant. As previously reported, the fourteen-year-old bar succumbed to a substantial rent hike, […]

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Inside Schiller’s Liquor Bar While it’s Emptied Out [PHOTOS]

Posted August 18, 2017 at 5:00 am

The bright yellow neons of 131 Rivington Street are now indellibly dark. Schiller’s Liquor Bar, which ended service Sunday night after fourteen years on the block, has turned out the lights. So, for the foreseeable future, load-out is in full effect. Contractors are currently dismantling and removing the remaining booze, furnishings, and kitchen equipment from […]

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You Have Until Sunday to Grace Schiller’s Before it’s Gone

Posted August 11, 2017 at 5:14 am

You have three days to visit Schiller’s Liquor Bar before the Lower East Side restaurant closes for good.  Its last hurrah is Sunday, August 30. As previously reported, the fourteen-year-old bar has fallen victim to a substantial rent hike. Management announced the imminent closure back in May with an email blast explaining the situation. Schiller’s […]

Schiller’s Liquor Bar Closes for Good on August 13

Posted July 20, 2017 at 9:38 am

Storied McNally haunt, Schiller’s Liquor Bar, has less than a month to live. Employees are telling customers that the last day in business is probably August 13. As previously reported, the fourteen-year-old bar has fallen victim to a substantial rent hike. Management announced the imminent closure back in May with an email blast explaining the […]

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Schiller’s is Closing this August After 14 Years on Rivington Street

Posted May 16, 2017 at 5:00 am

Here’s one from left field. The old guard of early-2000s Lower East Side hangouts is down another. Schiller’s Liquor Bar is closing down for good this summer after a fourteen-year tenure on Rivington Street. Last day in business will be sometime in August, according to an email distributed to customers. “We send our thanks to […]

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Jack’s Wife Freda Opening at 224 Lafayette

Last modified January 11, 2012 at 7:30 am

Not long ago, we received a communique from a Boogie reader that Dean Jankelowitz, the longtime manager of Schiller’s Liquor Bar, had jumped ship to open his own establishment.

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Rivington Rider Tries Tricks [Video]

Posted January 21, 2011 at 6:28 am

This random Rivington cyclist sure picked a hell of a day to practice stuntwork.

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Jeff Greenspan on the Chicken-Egg Conundrum [Video]

Posted July 16, 2010 at 9:39 am

On the heels of his successful “Tourist Lane” collaboration (tourists vs New Yorkers) with Improv Everywhere, artist Jeff Greenspan is back with a new social experiment.  This time, he heads to neighborhood eateries in an attempt to crowdsource an answer to the age-old conundrum of which comes first, the chicken or the egg?

Richard Price Talks About the Lower East Side

Last modified June 27, 2012 at 2:18 am

As previously reported, a smattering of local art houses across the Lower East Side are reinterpreting the neighborhood-specific Lush Life chapter by chapter.  The gallery exhibitions pretty much run through mid to late August.  And author Richard Price is capitalizing on all the recent press.

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Tourist vs New Yorker Sidewalk Stunt Outed as Improv Everywhere

Last modified June 8, 2010 at 4:49 pm

Thanks to Mashable, we now know who was behind the Tourist vs. New Yorker sidewalk stunt.  These lines were drawn across Manhattan, but most notably in the Lower East Side.  Fittingly, it was the ingenious folks at Improv Everywhere.