Stanton Street

Freemans Barbershop Vets Move ‘Tuft’ to its New Stanton Street Location

Posted May 16, 2018 at 5:04 am

Ever since we broke news that Tuft debuted on the Bowery last fall, it had been quietly readying its permanent location. Now the build-out is finally complete. Tuft moved into its new headquarters at 13 Stanton Street several weeks ago, ending its temporary flirtation around the corner. There are about a dozen chairs matched with […]

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The Short-Lived Revival of Epstein’s Bar

Last modified May 9, 2018 at 11:01 am

Epstein’s Bar, resurrected from a two-year slumber back in January, lasted only a month before closing yet again. Since then, relative quiet at the corner of Allen and Stanton Streets. A printout affixed to the gated entrance continues to explain that the short-lived launch was only a “soft opening,” and that “full menu and brunch […]

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Long Dormant Stanton Store Gets a ‘Falafel Fix’

Posted April 27, 2018 at 5:00 am

With plywood shedding as we speak, it looks like the long-dormant commercial space at 90-96 Stanton Street is finally reanimated. Hard to believe that this Lower East Side storefront has been dormant – with the exception of Vice’s weed stunt last year – since the end of 2014. Contractors began dismantling the year-old enclosure this […]

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Extra Butter Teams up with Adidas for Sneaker Pop-Up on Stanton Street

Posted March 19, 2018 at 5:08 am

Thanks to Extra Butter and Round Two, Hell Square is now attracting sneakerheads and street-style seekers. Tapping that enthusiasm, the newish owners of 101 Stanton Street plugged the recent vacancy of Ma Non Troppo with an Adidas pop-up shop. The store is essentially a stunt to sell the new collaborative “Extra Butter x Adidas” sneaker. […]

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Ma Non Troppo Vacates 101 Stanton Street Shortly After $12.9M Building Sale

Last modified February 27, 2018 at 11:15 am

Looks like Ma Non Troppo was snared in the same trappings as its commercial address-mate, and is now gone from Hell Square. Tombstone leasing signage has been affixed above the entrance to the boutique at 101 Stanton Street since December. You’ll recall that a small consortium of real estate firms – Penn South Capital, Conway […]

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Epstein’s Bar Returned to Hell Square this Weekend After 2-Year Hiatus

Posted January 22, 2018 at 5:00 am

Epstein’s Bar fought for its survival; now its revival is here. The nightspot reopened to the public on Friday night. More than two years after aborting operations at the northeast corner of Stanton and Allen Streets – for neighbors, a welcome relief – the longtime watering hole is finally back on track. The interim period was apparently […]

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Steve Croman Forced to Pay $8M Settlement in Tenant Harassment Lawsuit

Last modified December 21, 2017 at 9:22 am

Yesterday afternoon, Attorney General Eric Schneiderman announced a settlement in the civil case against controversial landlord Steven Croman for “engaging in illegal conduct, including harassment, coercion, and fraud, to force rent-regulated tenants out of their apartments and convert their apartments into highly profitable market-rate units.” The consent decree requires Croman to fork over $8 million into […]

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September Wines Addresses Closure Talk, Says its Amidst ‘Lease Renewal’

Posted November 22, 2017 at 5:15 am

On Monday, we reported that September Wines & Spirits on Stanton Street is potentially on shaky ground. Several real estate listings surfaced that pitched the twelve-year-old booze shop as available for rent, leading to speculation of an imminent closure. September Wines responded to the news, however, noting that the store is not closing. At least […]

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September Wines Might Not be on Stanton Street Much Longer [Updated]

Last modified November 20, 2017 at 11:16 pm

[Updated Below] The Lower East Side appears poised to lose one of its cherished businesses in the coming months. Hell Square is eating its own. September Wines & Spirits – the local mom-and-pop situated at Ludlow and Stanton Streets – might soon depart the neighborhood after more than a dozen years on the block. There […]

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‘Prema Hair’ Salon is Staying Put on Stanton Street

Posted November 7, 2017 at 5:04 am

Back in September, Prema Hair salon was operating on borrowed time. Its new landlord – the combo of Penn South Capital, Conway Capital, and Rudd Realty Management that snapped up the property for $12.9 million – had apparently been looking to clear out the ground level retail. An enormous Misrahi Realty banner arrived around that […]

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