SoHo’s Galli Restaurant Expanding Into Former ‘inoteca Space on Rivington

Posted on: March 24th, 2014 at 6:05 am by

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‘inoteca is now for rent

That Misrahi Realty sign attached to the old ‘inoteca storefront is a misnomer. Building owner Michael Forrest apparently has other plans for the restaurant space. To answer your question, yes, it involves food and drink. Like its predecessor, it’ll be another Italian joint.

We can now report that a second outpost of Galli Restaurant is planned for 98 Rivington Street. Forrest is a co-owner in the Mercer Street establishment, and he’s reportedly in the early stages of expanding the concept to this Hell Square corner. Community Board 3 has added the item to its April SLA docket, and there is already a clipboard-wielding employee soliciting for resident signatures.

Forrest is certainly locally involved. The man also owns several buildings around the neighborhood, and is currently President of the Lower East Side BID.

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