Eldridge Street

Nick Walker’s Eldridge Street ‘Vandal’ is Erased

Posted September 8, 2015 at 10:17 am

The dapper Vandal of Eldridge Street is no more. He’s now permanently hidden behind a veneer of maroon paint. Indeed, within the last couple weeks, the photogenic mural was completely erased from the building facade. Almost three years to the day after its inception, no less. The Vandal had been the work of prolific street […]

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‘Delicious Deli’ Announces Itself as Newest Bodega on Eldridge Street

Posted September 2, 2015 at 5:06 am

Here’s another case of loose infringement on the Lower East Side. While not quite the level of filching Mario for a pizza joint, the forthcoming Delicious Deli on Eldridge Street seems to lean a bit on the corporate competition for name recognition. That would be Dunkin Donuts. Nevertheless, the Delicious Deli is coming down the […]

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Read Prosperity Dumpling’s Full DOH Closure Report

Posted August 31, 2015 at 5:10 am

The aerial image of a tenement alleyway behind 46 Eldridge Street was the proverbial shot heard round the internet last week. In an instant, Prosperity Dumpling, whose back-alley kitchen was exposed, went from critical darling to up-shit’s-creek. The dumpling counter shuttered on Thursday, a day after a city inspection. The Department of Health pounced immediately. […]

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Prosperity Dumpling Shuttered by DOH a Day After Back Alley Kitchen Exposed

Posted August 28, 2015 at 5:00 am

It only took a day for the Department of Health to shutter Prosperity Dumping over its back alley kitchen activities. Inspectors paid a visit yesterday afternoon and closed the joint. The move came after photos surfaced earlier this week showing the shady food prep in action, complete with cameos of resident rats. Standing out front, […]

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Report: Prosperity Dumpling Prepares its Food in Rat-Infested Back Alley

Posted August 27, 2015 at 5:17 am

If this image is any indication, you might not want to eat at the popular Prosperity Dumpling anymore. A neighbor of the establishment shot the above photo and told Gothamist that this kitchen setup in the back alley of 46 Eldridge Street is a regular occurrence. “This appears to be a fixed table that gets […]

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Milk & Honey Founder Sasha Petraske Found Dead in Upstate NY

Last modified August 24, 2015 at 7:32 am

Sasha Petraske – the cocktail maven who helped open the door to nightlife saturation on the Lower East Side – died on Friday in Hudson, New York. Wife Georgette Moger discovered his body. The cause and time of death are not known. Petraske was 42, and passed shortly after his mother. His founding of cocktail […]

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The ‘Booker and Dax’ Workspace on Eldridge Street is Kaput

Posted July 28, 2015 at 5:10 am

Time to put away the beakers and bunsen burners. The Booker and Dax Lower East Side workshop is no more. Three years after its inception, tombstone leasing signage above the entrance confirms the closure. Booker and Dax proprietor Dave Arnold opened the 700 square-foot lab space at 54 Eldridge Street in the summer of 2012. […]

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Bar Goto Debuts Next Tuesday in the Old Zoe Spot on Eldridge Street

Posted July 24, 2015 at 5:18 am

The high-profile successor to Zoe on Eldridge Street is almost ready for the big dance. From dining to drinks. The reimagined commercial space at 245 Eldridge is fully altered, having spent the last seven months behind shades of brown paper. Plus, how could you avoid that new wooden door. This is where bartender Kenta Goto decided […]

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Apizz on Eldridge Street Mysteriously Closed this Weekend

Posted July 15, 2015 at 5:15 am

Is this arrivederci for Apizz on Eldridge Street? A concerned Boogie reader writes to say that the long-running Tuscan Italian spot was uncharacteristically closed this past Sunday evening. No announcement or anything. The rustic, window-less restaurant specializes in dinner service Tuesdays through Sundays, and is known as one of the more difficult tables to get. […]

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Yokkoyama Hat Market Opens on Eldridge Street

Posted June 11, 2015 at 5:10 am

How’s this for retail diversity on the Lower East Side. A new indie millinery just debuted at the long-dormant 116 Eldridge Street. Yokkoyama Hat Market, as the establishment is called, joined the retail landscape earlier this week with its bilingual signage. Founded by local husband-wife team Shoko and Hirohisa Yokoyama (on the LES for ten […]

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