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‘I.M. Pastry Studio’ Debuts at Essex Street Market; ‘Dominican Cravings’ on the Way

Posted August 17, 2017 at 5:08 am

Brooklyn-based pastry peddlers, I.M. Pastry Studio, signed a lease inside the Essex Street Market back in April. Four months later, the business is operational. I.M. Pastry Studio, specializing in custom cakes and pastries, began slinging its baked goods last week in what was formerly the seating area for Tra La La juicery. The eight-year-old bakery spawned as […]

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Booze is Now Flowing at ‘Beer Fridge’ on Essex Street

Posted August 16, 2017 at 5:00 am

Two weeks after its coming out party, booze is now flowing at Beer Fridge on Essex Street. The cubbyhole craft beer shop is officially open to the public. The store debuted at 41 Essex Street yesterday evening. As reported, customers can choose from a wide selection of local beers and snacks, plus a growler station […]

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‘Sun Bakery’ Transitions Into New Chinese Bakeshop on Essex Street

Posted August 14, 2017 at 5:13 am

Sun Bakery on Essex Street shuttered earlier this month, but didn’t stay vacant for long. In fact, it’s now much of the same. Indeed, another likeminded bakeshop called D&M Bakery, Inc. swooped in and is poised to open up at 83 Essex Street. Workers were spotted hoisting new canopy signage into place above the entrance over […]

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LES Crepes & Taqueria Expands Into Former xCubicle Space on Essex Street

Posted August 14, 2017 at 5:03 am

When xCubicle departed the southwest corner of Essex and Hester Streets last month, there had been some speculation as to what would take its place. High on the list was the expansion of the four-year-old taco stand next door. LES Crepes & Taqueria just pushed into the adjacent space over the weekend, adding a fresh […]

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Chinese Bakeshop, ‘Sun Bakery,’ Sunsets on Essex Street

Posted August 11, 2017 at 5:00 am

Standing in the shadows of Essex Crossing, its days serving the Lower East Side seemed numbered from the moment those renderings were released. The Chinese bakeshop at 83 Essex Street, Sun Bakery, appears to be closed down. There is no announcement anywhere, but a tipster sent along the dispatch. Phone calls to the business are […]

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The ‘Beer Fridge’ Brings Craft Beer and Growlers to Essex Street

Last modified August 4, 2017 at 10:53 am

The Beer Fridge is now open, offering craft beers and a growler station to lower Essex Street, just of Seward Park. Soft launch of the new dispensary was last night with a party presumably for friends and family. Turnaround from announcement to commencement was rather impressive. We first announced its arrival at 41 Essex Street […]

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Boss Tweed’s Saloon Raided in Multi-Agency ‘MARCH’ Sting Last Week

Posted July 31, 2017 at 5:00 am

Boss Tweed’s Saloon met the wrath of the authorities last week, falling victim to a multi-agency raid that resulted in dozens of violations and fines. The sting apparently transpired as a result of the drunk 20-year-old who allegedly passed out in the bathroom last week and remained trapped behind locked security gates. The story hit […]

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Cyclist Hits Man on Essex Street this Afternoon

Last modified July 30, 2017 at 11:23 pm

A man was bowled over by a cyclist riding down Essex Street this afternoon at around 3:30pm. The collision happened in the intersection of Hester Street, right outside the weekly Hester Street Fair. The victim, a middle-aged Chinese man, suffered a head injury and was seemingly knocked unconscious, with blood on the pavement. Good Samaritans […]

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Essex Street Market Welcomes Speciality ‘Olive and Spice House’ Vendor

Posted July 28, 2017 at 5:05 am

Essex Olive & Spice House is the latest vendor to take up residence inside the Essex Street Market. As its name suggests, the new business peddles just that – olives, olive oil, and shelves of various spices. The business took the last sliver of empty space left behind by Jeffrey’s Meats all those years ago. […]

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About the 20-year-old Jersey Girl Locked Inside Boss Tweed’s Last Week

Posted July 24, 2017 at 5:11 am

Walk of shame. Bar rescue. These were the pithy opening shots of articles written about the incident in which a 20-year-old New Jersey girl passed out in the bathroom of Boss Tweed’s Saloon, and awoke early Friday morning locked behind shuttered gates. Therese Hipolito, 20, of Flemington, reportedly fell asleep on the bathroom floor before […]

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