Stanton Street

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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Freemans Sporting Club Barbershop Ditches Rivington Street, Rebrands as ‘Tuft’

Posted October 31, 2017 at 5:00 am

The Freemans Sporting Club “Barbershop” is now erased from Rivington Street. You may have noticed the brown paper hanging in the windows of its four-year-old space. Thanks to a lease expiration, elements of the business are forging ahead with a different name and location altogether. During this interim period, the Barbershop crew – armed with […]

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‘Round Two’ Opens Today, Brings Vintage and Long Queues to Hell Square

Posted October 11, 2017 at 10:00 am

Round Two vintage and secondhand shop debuts later today in Hell Square. Hype is heady. A tipster tells us that excited customers began queuing outside the store at 113 Stanton Street yesterday evening. Seemingly out of nowhere, as buildout had been underway for the last couple months. Residents nearby weren’t too thrilled, though. Apparently, music […]

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Former Silver Monuments on Stanton Street is Now a Yoga Studio

Posted October 6, 2017 at 5:00 am

And now, a corpse pose of another sort for 125 Stanton Street. The former Silver Monuments at the southeast corner of Essex Street closed up shop exactly two years ago. Until this week, it been vacant, with the eponymous landlord having spent the interim seeking a replacement tenant. At the time of closure, Silver allegedly […]