Clinton Street

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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‘Ourika’ Cafe Joins Clinton Street Restaurant Roster

Posted January 3, 2019 at 5:08 am

Eureka, Ourika. There is a new cafe on Clinton Street, filling a void left by another. The Italian-flavored eatery, Ourika, bowed last month at 37 Clinton Street in the space formerly occupied by the Triple Shot World Atlas Cafe. The store itself had been vacant and gated for two years before this arrival. Menu is […]

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Blue Man Group Sells its LES Studio for $5.4M

Posted December 27, 2018 at 5:06 am

The Blue Man Group finally divested from its longtime Lower East Side property. Their Clinton Street studio space traded hands this month for $5.4 million. It comes with an additional 4,653 square-feet of development rights, allowing for a new project of roughly 10,120 square-feet. Buyer of record is Dr. Arani Bose, the co-founder of the […]

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Clinton Street Access to Williamsburg Bridge to be Restricted During L Train Shutdown

Posted October 29, 2018 at 5:00 am

The Department of Transportation this month announced that Clinton Street access to the Williamsburg Bridge will be significantly reduced during the dreaded L-Train Shutdown, beginning next spring. According to the city agency, this chokepoint – the subject of outspoken neighborhood complaints for years – will be restricted to drivers during the HOV-3 hours (5:00am to […]

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Start Me Up: ‘Ronin Stones’ Sticks Out its Tongue on Clinton Street

Posted September 26, 2018 at 5:00 am

Team Yoppari is expanding with a third restaurant in a two-block radius. That new Japanese-style restaurant, Ronin Stones, is now underway. Plywood pillbox arrived last month at 69 Clinton Street signaling commencement of build-out. The Japanese restaurant will focus on various preparations of beef tongue. Menu items include grilled tongue skewers and stewed tongue, along […]

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Truck Versus Tree on Clinton Street [PHOTOS]

Posted September 21, 2018 at 5:03 am

Clinton Street just lost one of its mature trees. Last week, a truck driver (with a Bud Light trailer) collided with a tree on the east side between Rivington and Stanton, blocking the road with fallen foliage. It handily snapped the trunk.

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