Rivington Street

First Look at the Horizon Group’s Conversion of Historic Rivington Street Library

Posted March 14, 2019 at 5:00 am

The historic Beaux Arts library building at 61 Rivington Street is amidst a luxury makeover. It’s the latest Lower East Side project by the Horizon Group, which acquired the property last spring for $8.45 million. Their proposal for 61 Rivington Street (aka The Horizon at Rivington) is a twenty-foot extension atop the current four-story structure. […]

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Time is Ticking for the Allure Group to Create LES Health Care Facility as Part of Rivington House Settlement

Last modified March 6, 2019 at 10:18 am

The legal fallout from the Rivington House scandal continues, as the Allure Group literally pays for its nefarious roles in the cancelation of the deed restriction that ultimately led to the $116 million sale of the former nursing home. Under the terms of the settlement with the New York Attorney General last year, Allure is on […]

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The Essex Restaurant will Move Across Rivington Street this Month

Posted March 5, 2019 at 5:00 am

Chased from its twenty-year perch by Essex Crossing, the Essex Restaurant is now on the move. As previously reported, it’s staked a new location just across Rivington Street. The Essex will occupy the ground floor (and mezzanine) of 124 Rivington, the former commercial office targeted last year by La Caverna for an expansion of its […]

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‘Chamusca’ Now Serving Seafood in Hell Square

Posted February 26, 2019 at 5:04 am

Hell Square now has seafood. The narrow, fast-casual eatery, Chamusca, debuted at 92 Rivington a couple weeks ago. The opening came nearly two years after we first announced its arrival. They have daily raw bar happy hour deals, as well as a menu with fish tacos, fried rice bowls, and a $50 seafood tower. Chamusca […]

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‘Leekan Designs’ to Shutter Next Month After 3 Decades of Selling the Unique

Posted February 21, 2019 at 5:09 am

After three decades peddling unique antiques to SoHo, and most recently, the Lower East Side, Leekan Designs is hanging it up. According to an announcement from the store earlier this week, the store at 4 Rivington Street will fold on March 3. Since the early 1980s, the business has traded in antique and contemporary (oftentimes […]

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‘Sonnyboy’ Soft Opens on Rivington Street

Posted February 4, 2019 at 5:07 am

Sonnyboy is serving. The new Australian-style cafe quietly opened last week at 65 Rivington Street in the former home of Hemlock. Exterior of the establishment is now turquoise with bold lettering stenciled on the marquee. For the time being, the culinary newcomer is operating soft launch hours with breakfast and lunch options like eggs, burgers, […]

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‘The Magician’ Aims to Expand into Base of Adjacent Essex Crossing Development

Posted January 25, 2019 at 5:00 am

For its next trick, The Magician plans to expand its footprint on Rivington Street. The proposal surfaces some seventeen years after the nightspot first opened doors. The bar is currently listed on the Community Board 3 agenda next month for an alteration to its liquor license that permits annexation of an in-the-works adjacent space. Indeed, […]

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See the Proposal for the Future Trump Presidential Library at the Hotel on Rivington

Last modified January 25, 2019 at 12:22 am

With the Hotel on Rivington now in the hands of the Trump Family, area locals are getting restless. You’ll recall that crown prince Jared Kushner (via Kushner Companies) purchased the twenty-story glass property at the end of last year for an undisclosed sum in the millions. And the acquisition is already a punchline on the […]

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Get Sauced: New ‘Sauce Pizzeria’ Opens this Friday on Rivington Street

Posted January 15, 2019 at 5:04 am

From the crumbs of cupcakes rises another – it’s the dawn of a new dough. Indeed, slice slinging Sauce is ready to debut on the Lower East Side, and its adding some new square options to its culinary repertoire. As previously reported, four months after opening a standalone pizza parlor in the East Village, Sauce […]

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‘Sauce’ Takes its Pizzeria Next Door on Rivington Street

Posted January 10, 2019 at 5:00 am

Sauce is taking its pizza concept into familiar territory. The space next door. Four months after opening a standalone pizza parlor in the East Village, Sauce is bringing the concept back home. No longer content with its pizza window at the northeast corner of Allen and Rivington Streets, the pizzeria recently acquired the lease on […]

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