Clinton Street

Town Hall Tonight to Discuss Grand Street Traffic Bottleneck at Williamsburg Bridge Approach

Last modified May 10, 2018 at 10:04 pm

Tonight, Lower East Side residents can vocalize their displeasure about the ongoing nightmare known as the Grand and Clinton Street traffic jam. A Town Hall forum has been orchestrated by the Grand Street Democrats to raise awareness and solutions to City officials surrounding what’s becoming an increasingly dangerous quality-of-life issue for those living in the […]

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Yopparai Owners to Open ‘Ronin Stones’ at 69 Clinton Street

Posted December 27, 2017 at 5:00 am

With the acclaimed Yopparai and Azasu under the collective belt, so to speak, ownership is expanding its area reach to include another. Their newest venture will complete the trifecta, all within a couple blocks. Dubbed Ronin Stones – an apparent homage to the British Invasion band – the Japanese restaurant is to be takeout only, […]

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Essex Crossing Rental Complex Named After Jazz Legend Sonny Rollins

Last modified December 13, 2017 at 9:21 am

Jazz saxophonist Sonny Rollins once lived in a walkup tenement at 400 Grand Street. That history was decimated two years ago when Essex Crossing muscled into the neighborhood. Now the mega-development is honoring the musician by naming the new fifteen-story tower at Site 5 in his honor. Here comes The Rollins, offering wallet-busting luxury rentals. One […]

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‘Kahuna Wave’ Surfs onto Clinton Street this Week

Posted December 4, 2017 at 5:05 am

Artist designer N1 lasted barely a year at 43 Clinton Street before giving up the ghost last spring. Since then, its former outpost remained a dormancy and is now under new tenancy. It’s gonna be a restaurant. Naturally. In surfs the Kahuna Wave, which has been building out 43 Clinton Street that last few months. […]

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Australian Diplomat Falls to His Death After Drunken ‘Trust Fall’ Game on Clinton Street Terrace

Posted November 16, 2017 at 5:11 am

An Australian diplomat fell to his death from a seventh-floor Lower East Side building early yesterday morning while playing a “high-risk trust game,” police said. “I will prove that you can trust me,” Julian Simpson, 30, told his friend James Waugh as he leaned over the ledge at Clinton Street, according to a report in […]

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‘Simply Hooked’ Might Get Fished out of Clinton Street After 7 Months

Posted November 7, 2017 at 5:07 am

If the glut of listings swimming downstream is any indication, it appears one Clinton Street newcomer might soon be on its way out. Seven-month-old Simply Hooked – the fish-and-chips joint with aspirations of ocean conservancy – is apparently on the market. The 900 square-foot restaurant is pitched in real estate listings as a catch for […]

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‘Little Paws’ Pet Store is a First for Clinton Street

Posted November 3, 2017 at 5:11 am

The restaurant row of Clinton Street is about to welcome, wait for it, a pet store. Little Paws boutique just opened its doors a couple weeks ago, and marks a milestone of sorts. It’s seemingly the only pet store along Clinton Street. Not counting, of course, the Koneko cat cafe just a few paces to […]

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’Clinton Supermarket’ Evicted from Longtime Clinton Street Home

Posted September 28, 2017 at 5:08 am

The Chinese-leaning Clinton Supermarket – on the block for more than a decade – is now kaput. City Marshals paid a visit to the commercial anchor earlier this month to seize the space on behalf of the landlord. The storefront of 90 Clinton Street is now wrapped in butcher paper as it awaits the next […]

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Icon Realty Management Settles with Attorney General in Tenant Harassment Probe

Posted September 28, 2017 at 5:00 am

Icon must pay up. Last month, news broke that the joint city-state Tenant Harassment Prevention Task Force was probing Icon Realty Management for alleged tenant harassment at many of its rent regulated buildings. The investigation involved the New York Attorney General’s office, the New York City Department of Housing Preservation and Development, the city Department […]

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Lil’ Gem Debuts on Clinton Street this Week with Lebanese Fare

Last modified September 26, 2017 at 12:14 pm

Even though the rolldown gate still says Thelma, there is a changing of the guard happening at 29 Clinton Street. But the new boss is the same as the old boss. This Thursday (September 28), chef Melissa O’Donnell and restaurateur Lesly Bernard will open Lil’ Gem, a restaurant that specializes in “modern Lebanese” cuisine. The […]

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