Allen Street

Bar-Goer Found Wasted on Allen Street was Stabbed 3 Times

Posted February 9, 2018 at 5:07 am

A Lower East Side bar-goer was found injured in the Allen Street Mall with three stab wounds last Sunday morning, police said. The 27-year-old man was reportedly bar-hopping with a friend after the Rangers game, and ended up at Karaoke Boho on Orchard Street. The two were reportedly split up, and the victim was later found […]

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‘BonBon’ is Bringing Swedish Candy to Allen Street

Posted February 7, 2018 at 5:02 am

Last fall, street artist Rae spent a month living out of an Allen Street storefront. Life on full display. The fishbowl style stunt was broadcast live on YouTube 24/7, and garnered plenty of media attention. Since his departure, though, the former real estate office space has been vacant. Until now. A Swedish candy shop called […]

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Cheeky Sandwiches is Opening a New ‘Burrito Shop’ on Allen Street

Posted January 30, 2018 at 5:10 am

Eight years after unleashing Cheeky Sandwiches on Orchard Street, owner Din Yates is planning a new venture. A Mexican-leaning joint just around the corner on Allen Street. Yates submitted his liquor license application to Community Board 3 for consideration next month. Listed on the questionnaire for 36 Allen Street is a concept description of “Burrito […]

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Baby Brasa Shutters Allen Street Flagship After Less than 2 Years

Posted January 24, 2018 at 5:15 am

Baby Brasa, the Peruvian chicken joint that rose to fame on the chiseled back of chef-model Franco Noriega, is down one. Its flagship location on the Lower East Side recently went dark, ending barely two years of service at 129 Allen Street. You may have noticed that the gates have been closed for the last […]

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This ‘Sneaky Tavern’ Brings Tasty Kicks to 10Below on Allen Street

Posted January 24, 2018 at 5:06 am

The rocky road requires proper footwear. That seems to be the ethos behind an interesting retail collaboration down at 132 Allen Street. It appears that specialty ice cream shop 10Below needs some help with the rent, so there is now a sneaker operation co-habitating the space. Five shelves of product and a glass case occupy […]

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SLA Denies License to Controversial Sons of Essex Operator for Allen Street Club

Posted January 12, 2018 at 9:53 am

Controversial landlord-developer Michael Shah and his Line Group nightlife arm were dealt a major blow on Wednesday when the State Liquor Authority denied their proposal for a Mexican nightspot called Dos Cientos. In the works for nearly a year, Shah and his usual suspects had been trying to convert the three-years-vacant Preserve 24 space at the […]

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From Lobster to Luxury: 8-Story Luxury Condos on Allen Street Go Live

Posted January 3, 2018 at 5:06 am

We haven’t really touched upon the 42 Allen Street development in the five years since our first report about plans for this site. In that time, the high traffic corner has gone from one-story warehouse to eight-story condo development. Indeed, what was once a Chinatown lobster farm wholesale business now sits pretty as a shiny […]

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‘Kabisera Kape’ is the Newest Coffee Shop for Allen Street

Posted December 28, 2017 at 5:08 am

The former barbershop at 151 Allen Street is reborn as a cafe. Open as of yesterday afternoon, Kabisera Kape is your standard neighborhood java joint. (Kabisera is Filipino for “Seat.”) Seemingly a first for this side of Allen Street, between Rivington and Stanton, it joins Konditori just up the block to keep the area in […]

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Hill & Dale Partners with ‘Thai Direct Bowls’ on Allen Street

Posted December 8, 2017 at 5:06 am

Hill & Dale is now open for takeaway Thai lunch options. The Allen Street watering hole last month struck a partnership with Thai Direct Bowls, a startup that offers “authentic meal kits, healthy lunch bowls and delicious food products.” It’s sub-leasing the space from the golden-age-of-radio-themed bar during daytime hours (until 4pm). Patrons can choose […]

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Lady Gaga’s Favorite Bikram Yoga Studio Closes After 13 Years, will Return as ‘Fierce Grace’

Posted December 5, 2017 at 5:18 am

Longtime local yoga studio, Bikram Yoga Lower East Side, is no more. Gone after nearly fourteen years atop Allen Street. Instead, its founder and owner, Tricia Donegan, is beginning anew with a corporate partnership from across the pond. Donegan will continue bringing yoga to the people, as it were, except now it’ll be under the […]

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