Coming Soon: Red Mango at 145 Allen Street

Posted on: October 4th, 2010 at 6:35 am by

Looks like the Lower East Side might soon become the next staging ground for an epic fro-yo battle.  First to enter the local arena is Red Mango. It does so after having lost footholds in Greenwich Village and on St. Mark’s Place.  But we shouldn’t count out the competition – Pinkberry and 16 Handles might be looking to score some real estate nearby.  Please, say it ain’t so. Pretty please, with a cherry on top.

This image has been archived or removed.

According to the Red Mango website, this latest city location is at 145 Allen Street, longtime home of the Mi Pueblo Deli and Grocery. The bodega has had a rough couple years, and seemed to be closed more often than not recently.  Plus, there was an encounter with the law back in early 2009, allegedly due to “stolen property.”

This image has been archived or removed.

There’s other frozen competition in the immediate vicinity.  Gourmet purveyors Lulu & Mooky’s is just a few doors down, Il Laboratorio del Gelato is two blocks south, and Baskin Robbins is over at Delancey and Norfolk.

This image has been archived or removed.

Official status of the forthcoming neighborhood bane is “coming soon.”

Recent Stories

Subway Tribute to Late Supreme Court Justice Ruth Baden Ginsburg

Less than 24 hours after Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg died, the street memorials started popping up around the city. Indeed, the artist largely known for manipulating city-issued signage (e.g. Aretha Franklin) struck again Saturday afternoon with a tribute to the late justice. This time, at the 50th Street subway station on the Eighth […]

Get a Piece of Mission Chinese Food Before it Closes

Mission Chinese Food is permanently closing its flagship restaurant on the Lower East Side, as previously reported. It lasted nearly six years on East Broadway before coronavirus imposed the business, like so many others. And now Mission is selling off some of its furnishings and ephemera with a stoop sale today. Items include restaurant equipment and […]

‘Sour Mouse’ Game Hall Launches on Delancey Street Next Week

Six months delayed due to the coronavirus lockdown, a basement game hall is finally set to open on the Lower East Side. Headquartered beneath 110 Delancey Street (former home of discount retailer Rainbow), Sour Mouse relies on bar games with the hope of “revitalize community” in the neighborhood. To that end, the establishment boasts billiards, shuffleboard, […]

Celebrating Rosh Hashanah in the 1900s Lower East Side [PHOTOS]

Sundown tonight marks the beginning of the Jewish new year with the holiday of Rosh Hashanah. To celebrate, below is a small collection of photos, courtesy of the Library of Congress, illustrating how Jews of the early 1900s celebrated the holiest of days while living in the ghetto of the Lower East Side. You’ll notice […]

The New Museum Returns to the Bowery from Pandemic Sidelining

After being sidelined for six months, the New Museum is back. They reopened their doors earlier this week to the public at large. As previously noted, three new exhibits will grace the space and run through the remainder of 2020; “Peter Saul: Crime and Punishment,” “Jordan Casteel: Within Reach,” and “Daiga Grantina: What Eats Around […]