Eldridge Street

First Rendering of the 14-Story Hotel Rising at Vacant Eldridge Street Lot

Posted February 23, 2018 at 5:00 am

What the neighborhood doesn’t need is another large-scale hotel. But that’s precisely what’s happening at 79 Eldridge Street, where construction last week commenced on a new context-killing fourteen-story lodge. And now we have our first sight of what to expect from this long-vacant lot. It’s amazing how these illustrations completely gussy up neighborhoods to make […]

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14-Story Hotel Development Reactivated at Vacant Eldridge Street Lot

Posted February 21, 2018 at 5:00 am

It’s been two years since we learned about the new hotel planned for 79 Eldridge Street, the long-vacant lot situated south of Grand. Despite the submission of building plans to the city back in March 2016, inactivity has been the trend here. No longer. As of last week, the green-hued perimeter plywood is now constructed […]

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‘Flower Shop’ Club on Eldridge Street is Sidelined by Flood

Posted January 4, 2018 at 5:05 am

Eldridge Street newcomer, Flower Shop, has been sidelined the last couple days due to a flood on premises. Management announced the closure on Tuesday afternoon, shortly after the incident, and are promising a return to form sometime later today. As of last night, the place looked wrecked. Cause of the flood is not yet known, but […]

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Celebrate Chanukah with 150 Eclectic Menorahs at the Eldridge Street Synagogue

Posted December 13, 2017 at 5:17 am

Chanukah has arrived, and with it, over one-hundred-fifty menorahs for a special holiday exhibit at the Eldridge Street Synagogue. “Let There Be Light!,” as it’s called, is a collection of quirky and one-of-a-kind menorahs on loan from the Lori and David Moore family, who have amassed the eclectic array as part of an annual family […]

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Artist Milton Resnick’s Synagogue Studio at 87 Eldridge Street Revamped for Exhibition Space in February

Posted October 27, 2017 at 5:16 am

Its subtle presence on the block spurred plenty of curiousity over the years. Always appearing empty. Not so. The 100-year-old former synagogue at 87 Eldridge Street – the onetime art studio of Milton Resnick – is undergoing an extensive renovation and will open to the public in four months. The timing is right, too, as […]

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Spaghetti Incident Opens its Sidecar ‘Pasta Shop’ on Eldridge Street

Posted October 3, 2017 at 5:14 am

The Spaghetti Incident on Eldridge Street just doubled in size. Its sidecar pasta shop debuted a couple weeks ago. As previously reported, ownership recently annexed the space next door at 231 Eldridge Street (formerly a dry cleaner) with the goal of offering its menu food from a takeaway counter. Most notably, their ever-popular Spaghetti Cones […]

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‘Rediscover’ the Eldridge Street Synagogue Ten Years After Its Restoration

Posted September 14, 2017 at 5:11 am

Tonight marks the opening of a new exhibition at the Eldridge Street Synagogue. “Rediscovery, Restoration, and Rediscovery: The Eldridge Street Synagogue in Photographs” celebrates the 10th anniversary of the restoration of the photogenic house of worship. This rehabilitation was no small feat: it took twenty years and $20 million to restore the synagogue, which originally […]

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‘Spaghetti Incident’ Annexes Adjacent Eldridge Street Store for New Pasta Shop

Posted September 13, 2017 at 5:02 am

In the two years since its inauspicious debut, Spaghetti Incident – an homage to the Guns N Roses covers album of same – has garnered quite the fan following on Eldridge Street. It’s seemingly as beloved as its predecessor here, Family Recipe. Now the forty-seat restaurant is ready to expand, and not too far away, […]

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Celebrate ‘Egg Rolls, Egg Creams, and Empanadas’ with the Eldridge Street Synagogue on Sunday

Posted June 16, 2017 at 5:08 am

The annual block party celebrating a trifecta of treats – egg rolls, egg creams, and empanadas – is hitting the streets of the Lower East Side this weekend. Yup, now in its 17th season, the Museum at Eldridge Street’s festival will once again commemorate the diverse communities of the neighborhood, by way of food, performances, games, and hands-on […]

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Second ‘Lena Coffee’ is Now Operational on Eldridge Street

Posted June 8, 2017 at 5:11 am

Eldridge Street now has its first trendy coffee shop. As expected, West Village-based Lena Coffee lifted the veil on its newest location at 137 Eldridge Street five days ago, joining a block that continues the trend toward peak gentrification. In addition to coffee, the block between Delancey and Broome Streets also boasts several galleries, including […]

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