Stanton Street

Falafix is Fried After One Year on Stanton Street

Posted August 14, 2019 at 5:03 am

Well, that was quick. Stanton Street newcomer, Falafix, is reportedly out of business. Fried after one year on the block. The restaurant shuttered a couple weeks ago. Word on the street is that business was too slow to sustain. One particular customer complained on Yelp about finding the store “closed, with doors locked, lights off, […]

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Skateboard Sexual Assault on Stanton Street

Posted August 12, 2019 at 5:06 am

A skateboarder on Stanton Street last month sexually assaulted a woman before rolling away undetected, police said. It was a daytime incident on July 17. The unidentified pervert groped the victim’s left breast while she was standing outside 90-96 Stanton Street. No injuries or other pain reported. “Yes, it’s not a shooting or a stabbing […]

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Man Stabs Wife, then Barricades Himself in Stanton Street Apartment

Posted August 5, 2019 at 5:00 am

For the second time in as many weeks, a stabbing roils Stanton Street. This time, Saturday evening at 90-96 Stanton, where cops say a man stabbed his wife then barricaded himself inside the apartment. Shortly after 6:00pm, a 64-year-old man stabbed his 54-year-old wife in the abdomen. The husband then locked himself inside where he […]

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Housing Complex Alongside Public Hotel Finally Gets its Playground

Posted July 31, 2019 at 5:00 am

Two years after the 28-story Public Hotel debuted on Chrystie Street, there is finally a new playground for residents of the adjacent 10 Stanton Street. While not yet operational, the jungle gym equipment is visible in the rear yard at the corner of Chrystie. Installation began a couple months ago, but it’s unclear when it’ll […]

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Man’s Throat Slashed in Barbershop Bloodbath on Stanton Street

Posted July 19, 2019 at 5:00 am

A 27-year-old man was slashed inside a barbershop on Stanton Street yesterday morning. The unidentified victim was attacked at about 11:15am while inside First Choice Barbers at 156 Stanton Street. The attacker, 35-year-old Aldo Corniel, slashed the customer in the throat; a third man saved the day by bashing the assailant with a fire extinguisher. […]

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AG Announces Second Round of Restitution for Croman Tenants

Posted May 31, 2019 at 5:02 am

For tenants who endured harassment from ex-con landlord Steve Croman, the second of four rounds of restitution is on the way. Those who lived, or currently live, in one of the buildings owned by the controversial landlord (aka 9300 Realty) can apply to receive another chunk of the $8 million in settlement money. The first round […]

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Longtime Nightlife Promoter Eyes Vacated ‘Stanton Social’ Space for New Lounge [Updated]

Last modified May 20, 2019 at 4:15 pm

Stanton Social is not five months in the grave, and we already have a preview of the next chapter. The collective ownership of the liquor license – twenty-four individuals, in fact – are divesting with a corporate change. Two new principles are instead taking the reins at 99 Stanton Street, effectively creating a new business. […]

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Epstein’s Bar is Whitewashed and Rebranded as ’82 Stanton’

Posted May 17, 2019 at 5:00 am

In other news of nightlife name changes, the rebooted Epstein’s NYC is no longer. The bar is still there, of course, but the newish ownership is now trying on a new identity. Last week, Epstein’s painted its corner facade white. A literal whitewashing of its image, perhaps to shed its skater sports vibe for something more […]

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Renovations Full Throttle at Stanton Storehouse for New Public Toilets

Posted May 2, 2019 at 5:03 am

The return of the Stanton Storehouse to community use is well underway, albeit gradually. Current project at hand is the installation of a so-called “comfort station” in the west side of the building in Sara D. Roosevelt Park. (Also known as toilets, to the layperson.) Two of the window archways are pierced and assorted renovations […]

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‘Bonsai Kakigori’ Dessert Shop Opens on Stanton Street this Week

Posted April 22, 2019 at 5:08 am

For Bonsai Kakigori, the three-month buildout period is hastily concluding. The Japanese dessert shop is planning to open its doors to Hell Square this weekend. Co-founded by Gaston Becherano and Theo Friedman, Bonsai Kakigori is a sweets spot centered around the history and culture of the namesake dessert (with roots that date back to the […]

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