Clinton Street

Hilltop Bicycles Announces First NYC Store at Essex Crossing

Posted July 11, 2019 at 5:00 am

First banks, now bikes. Such is the retail trajectory at The Goldin building in Essex Crossing (aka Site 6). In the same week that saw window teaser signage for Wells Fargo, Hilltop hoisted an announcement of its own at Clinton and Broome. It, too, is coming soon. Hilltop Bicycles is a New Jersey-based store that […]

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Essex Crossing Signs its First Bank (Wells Fargo)

Posted July 9, 2019 at 5:05 am

More development, more retail banks. Indeed, Wells Fargo is the first bank to plant a flag in the billion-dollar Essex Crossing development. Teaser signage in the windows advertises the forthcoming arrival at The Goldin senior living center (aka Site 6). The token bank branch is set to occupy the entire corner of Clinton and Broome […]

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City Acres Market Takes Over Fine Fare on Clinton Street

Posted June 10, 2019 at 5:00 am

Fine Fare on Clinton Street is no more. The City Acres Market, which operates outposts in the Financial District and Brooklyn, is opening here on the Lower East Side. In a communique sent to residents last week, the Seward Park Co-op board of directors announced the change in tenancy. (The cooperative is the landlord.) Metro Acres […]

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‘New Life’ Building on Clinton Street Sold for $8.7M, Luxury Development up Next

Posted May 14, 2019 at 5:03 am

Not surprisingly, the nonprofit New Life of New York City did sell its building on Clinton Street for a princely sum before relocating to Alphabet City. And more luxury is on the way. The three-story, 4,340-square-foot property and vacant lot at 66 Clinton were together scooped up by Vault Development and TLM Equities. Demolition is […]

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Ronin Stones Izakaya Goes Live on Clinton Street

Posted May 13, 2019 at 5:07 am

The latest Izakaya on Clinton Street is now operational. Ronin’ Stones opened its doors a couple weeks ago, and is currently in a soft-launch mode. It’s the third restaurant within as many blocks from the same team behind the popular Yopparai and Azasu. As you might expect, Ronin Stones is all-in on the tongue-in-cheek band […]

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On Clinton Street, ‘Thailicious’ Tries Where Many Others Failed

Posted May 9, 2019 at 5:00 am

It’s been two years since a restaurant – or any tenant, for that matter – has held down retail at 71 Clinton Street. Now, another… The latest entrant to make a go of it here is Thailicious, the three-year-old Chinatown import (Baxter Street). Just down the block from popular local haunt, One More Thai, this […]

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Clinton Street’s ‘New Life’ Finds it Anew in Alphabet City

Posted May 8, 2019 at 5:00 am

New Life of New York City, the youth engagement organization founded on the Lower East Side more than two decades ago, is northbound. Finding life anew in Alphabet City. There is currently a banner strung from the marquee of 66 Clinton Street announcing the departure, as well as the address of the new home (297 […]

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You’ll Need $5K to Rent the Old ‘BYGGYZ’ Sandwich Shop on Clinton Street

Posted March 29, 2019 at 5:08 am

With the overhyped brick-and-mortar of BYGGYZ dead in the ground nearly a year, its former Clinton Street headquarters is now up for grabs. Real estate listings have been circulating for the last couple months. Asking price for the 1,000 square-foot store (split equally between ground floor and basement) at 37-39 Clinton Street is $4,680 per month. […]

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In Place of Lil Gem, Matthew Kenney’s Vegan ‘XYST’ Grows on Clinton Street

Posted January 29, 2019 at 5:00 am

Lebanese family style restaurant Lil Gem closed up shop this month after just over a year at 29 Clinton Street. The Michelin Bib Gourmand recipient had been the third coming for chef-owner Melissa O’Donnell, who occupied the space with various restaurants over the last fifteen years (Salt Bar, Thelma). No more, it seems. Celebrity chef […]

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Woman Mugged by 2 Men on Clinton Street Friday Night

Posted January 14, 2019 at 5:00 am

A woman was mugged on Clinton Street by two assailants late Friday night, police said. Sources say the victim had been exiting 107 Clinton Street shortly after 10pm when the two thugs asked for some change. After she declined, they pounced, snatching the wallet from her hand. The force of the mugging was enough to […]

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