Chrystie Street

Man Stabbed in Broad Daylight on Park Bench Across from the Public Hotel

Posted December 28, 2017 at 5:12 am

It’s a tale of two Chrystie Streets… With glitz, glamor, and gold up above, for Public Hotel, there’s violence and poverty at the proverbial doorstep. The latest is a broad-daylight stabbing in Sara D. Roosevelt Park, immediately across the way from 215 Chrystie Street. Yesterday morning, a 34-year-old man sitting on a park bench was […]

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‘Buddy Warren’ Shuts Down Chrystie Street Gallery Shop

Last modified December 14, 2017 at 8:09 am

Buddy Warren, the eclectic Lower East Side gallery-cum-cafe, has gone dark. It closed last month after a nearly four-year stint at 169 Chrystie Street. A large leasing poster now covers much of the marquee. The last time Buddy Warren made headlines was with a January 2016 real estate listing for the space. Ownership did claim […]

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14-Story Luxury Tower Planned for Chrystie Street Corridor

Posted December 13, 2017 at 5:06 am

Once again, art was employed as precursor to demolition. In this case, it was JR and Os Gemeos as it relates to 199 Chrystie Street, an old tenement walk-up that’s been slated for a gold-crusted makeover. Both this building and its immediate neighbor to the north are slated for destruction in the coming months to […]

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Tache Artisan Chocolate Goes Underground in Move to Chrystie Street

Posted November 29, 2017 at 5:18 am

Tache Artisan Chocolate just left the business improvment district, so to speak. The company packed up its Broome Street dessert studio earlier this month, concluding more than five years at this location. The storefront at 254 Broome is now cleared and ready for the next in line. Ownership, meanwhile, already found harbor in a basement […]

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10-Story ODA-Designed Condo Begins its Ascent at 173 Chrystie

Posted November 1, 2017 at 5:03 am

With work advancing quickly at 165 Chrystie Street, the second of two ten-story, ODA-designed condo projects on the block is finally proceeding. Demolition of the old tenements comprising number 173 concluded over the summer, priming the parcel for the new payload. Indeed, the pile-driver machinery posted up a couple weeks ago, and is already busy […]

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10-Story ODA Condos Amidst Ascent on Chrystie Street

Posted October 19, 2017 at 5:19 am

Ten stories of additional upper-crust glitz is on its way for the Chrystie Street midsection… Indeed, the ODA-designed condo at 165 Chrystie Street started its ascent last month, and is progressing upward quite quickly. As of now, the structure is sitting at over six stories. This sudden burst in activity follows more than a year […]

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‘Pinks’ East Village Plans New Chrystie Street Cantina

Posted October 2, 2017 at 5:02 am

Pinks is headed south of the border, so to speak. The East Village haunt – located on East 10th Street near 1st Avenue – is currently eyeing Chrystie Street for its expansion. Directly next door to Rochelle’s and its basement club. The Pinks Cantina, as it’s called, will be a “new fast casual taco shop” and […]

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No More ‘Chubbies’ for Chrystie Street

Posted September 8, 2017 at 5:12 am

Chubbies, the short-shorts brand, just closed its summertime pop-up shop on Chrystie Street. Makes sense. You can’t be wearing shorts after Labor Day, right? Chubbies arrived at 159 Chrystie Street four months ago. This is the above-ground spot formerly occupied by Against Nature, which closed back in February after six years in business. Co-founded in 2011 […]

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Yesterday’s Hit-and-Run Driver on Chrystie Street was Homeless Man with Stolen Car

Posted September 6, 2017 at 5:12 am

So, about that hit-and-run yesterday afternoon outside the Public Hotel on Chrystie Street… A homeless man reportedly boosted a Honda Civic at around noon, and struck a 49-year-old worker with Action Carting. The victim was near his flatbed truck at 215 Chrystie Street, and sustained a serious ankle injury in the accident. Police later collared […]

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There Was Reportedly a Hit-and-Run Outside the Public Hotel this Afternoon

Posted September 5, 2017 at 3:04 pm

Several readers alert us to a purported hit-and-run that transpired this afternoon outside the Public Hotel on Chrystie Street. Details on the incident are not confirmed, but our tipsters spoke with investigators on scene who said that “someone was injured” in the alleged accident. It was apparently serious enough to elicit a major response from […]

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