Here’s What’s Open on the Lower East Side During the Blizzard [UPDATING]

Posted on: January 26th, 2015 at 6:03 pm by
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We’re keeping track of restaurants, bars, and other businesses that are open during this blizzard of 2015. The list is a work in progress that we’ll periodically update. At least you’ll be able to hit the gym and get a new tattoo before shoveling the sidewalk…

Here’s what we have so far, in no particular order:

Lower East Side

  • Ludlow Fitness, 100 Delancey Street
  • Russ & Daughters (shop); Russ & Daughters Cafe will open Tuesday, 3pm
  • Fontana’s, 105 Eldridge Street
  • Daredevil Tattoo, 141 Division Street
  • 169 Bar, 169 East Broadway
  • Eastwood, 200 Clinton Street
  • Clandestino, 35 Canal Street
  • Balvanera, 152 Stanton Street
  • Cake Shop, 152 Ludlow Street
  • Marshall Stack, 66 Rivington Street
  • Optimum Gourmet Deli, 243 Broome Street
  • The Wayland, 700 East 9th Street
  • Subject LES, 188 Suffolk Street
  • Petee’s Pie Company, 61 Delancey Street

East Village/Alphabet City

  • HiFi, 169 Avenue A
  • Niagara, 112 Avenue A
  • 7B/Vazac’s, 108 Avenue B
  • Manitoba’s, 99 Avenue B
  • Coal Yard, 102 First Avenue
  • Franks, Little Frankie’s, and Supper
  • One and One, 76 East 1st Street
  • St. Mark’s Ale House, 2 St. Mark’s Place

For a more extensive look at what’s open in the East Village/Alphabet City, consult EV Grieve.

Let us know about others we’ve missed…

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