Ludlow Street

Soho House will Knock Down Libation Building for its ‘Ludlow Garden’ Concept

Last modified May 30, 2018 at 10:19 pm

Take note: Ludlow House, the Lower East Side version of Soho House, is about to expand in a big way. The high-end members club proposes to replace the problematic Libation space – nay, the entire property – with an “outdoor extension” called Ludlow Garden. Indeed, if all goes to plan, 137 Ludlow Street will be […]

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Sweet Chick on Ludlow Street Reopens Tonight After Gas-Related Closure

Posted May 7, 2018 at 5:05 am

Sweet Chick on Ludlow Street is no longer on the mend. The celebrity-backed chicken joint is slated to reopen later tonight after spending nearly four months on the sidelines. News of its return hit Friday evening in a post to social media. It’s been a tumultuous few months for Sweet Chick. The four-year-old restaurant shuttered […]

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Court Dismisses Claims in No Fun’s $3M Defamation Lawsuit Against LES Dwellers

Posted May 7, 2018 at 5:00 am

Two years after No Fun filed a defamation lawsuit against the LES Dwellers block association, the results are in. The judge in the case dismissed all claims. You’ll recall that No Fun (aka Ludlow Food LLC) – the controversial nightspot located at 161 Ludlow Street – filed suit against the block association in April 2016 […]

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‘Koala Farm’ Workspace and Events Studio Hits Ludlow Street

Posted May 3, 2018 at 5:00 am

You may have noticed the storefront transformation of 48 Ludlow Street over the last few months. The white-box remodeling led to a taming of the facade, so to speak, with floor-to-ceiling windows now offering a glimpse of multimedia activity within. This here is Koala Farm, an events space and photo/video production facility founded by electronic […]

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‘F45 Training’ to Open New Hell Square Studio this Weekend

Posted May 2, 2018 at 5:00 am

It’s been five months since a posh new training gym began teasing Hell Square. Now, the Australia-based F45 Training is days from debuting at 145 Ludlow Street. The forthcoming 4,000 square-foot workout space launches this weekend (May 5). This is the second such studio to open in the city, with another seven reportedly in the […]

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Commissioner Overseeing Office of Nightlife Hosts Open Discussion on LES Tomorrow Night

Last modified April 23, 2018 at 9:01 am

When Mayor de Blasio first announced the Office of Nightlife last year, battle-hardened residents around the Lower East Side weren’t particularly pleased. Was this new bureau just a boon to the industry at the expense of communities? How effective would a liaison be? The appointment of former Sutra owner Ariel Palitz to “Night Mayor” likewise […]

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Eleven Madison Park Teams up with International Center of Photography for LES Events Space

Posted April 18, 2018 at 5:03 am

Essex Crossing developers Delancey Street Associates yesterday announced a formalized partnership between hospitality group Make it Nice and the International Center of Photography. The Eleven Madison Park co-owners Will Guidara and Daniel Humm have paired with the ICP to host private events on the top two floors of the museum’s new home. It’s being touted […]

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There was a Major Brawl Outside No Fun on Ludlow Street [VIDEO]

Posted April 9, 2018 at 5:00 am

The Saturday before last saw a surge of violence outside No Fun on Ludlow Street. This video shows the reality of many a weekend night on the Lower East Side. It’s not getting any better around here… In the following clip uploaded to YouTube, we see two groups of bar-goers squaring off at the doorstep […]

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Hell Square’s Latest Pizza Joint Debuts on Ludlow Street

Posted April 4, 2018 at 5:01 am

The latest pizza joint to join the Hell Square landscape is now operational. While still unnamed at the moment – employees couldn’t confirm its identity – the takeout spot has been slinging slices from the storefront of 159A Ludlow Street since last week. What makes this place unique is the lack of space inside. The […]

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Clayton’s Corner: Bravest of the Brave [PHOTOS]

Posted April 2, 2018 at 8:36 am

Last weekend, there was a kitchen fire at the Ludlow House on the Lower East Side. It was reportedly the second fire on-premise in as many weeks… …Funeral procession on East Second Street for fire marshal and U.S Air Force Major Christopher “Tripp” Zanetis, who died in Iraq earlier this month with five other servicemen when their […]

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