100 Forsyth Street

Football Cafe Seeks Further Appreciation with its Sidecar Gallery Space on Forsyth Street

Posted June 28, 2016 at 5:00 am

Opening a soccer-related coffee shop on lower Forsyth Street was an exercise in synergy. The Football Cafe, as it’s officially known, is a popular pit stop for local club players on Lions Gate Field across the street (at Grand). Ten months deep, the refueling station is increasing its visibility on the block. Indeed, that antique-looking […]

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Adjoining Tenements on Forsyth Street Sell for $16M

Posted January 18, 2016 at 5:10 am

There’s more real estate turnover to report on the southern section of Forsyth Street. Controversial landowners Marolda Properties just unloaded three of their holdings here for $24.4 million. Now another transaction just a block away. Fresh off the $13.1 million purchase of the Lorely building on Rivington Street (another Marolda property), Veracity Real Estate just […]

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Caffeine for Kicks: ‘Football Cafe FC’ Now Serving on Forsyth Street

Posted August 6, 2015 at 5:10 am

And now a Lower East Side coffee shop tailored specifically to footie fans. That antique-ish “Travel Agency” marquee signage above 100 Forsyth Street is somewhat of a misnomer. Last summer – during the height of World Cup frenzy – the space housed a so-called football concierge. It was a temporary pop-up collaboration between Chinatown-based football […]

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Specialty Pencil Store ‘CW Pencil Enterprise’ Debuts on Forsyth Street

Posted March 31, 2015 at 5:10 am

Your standard-issue #2 pencil ain’t gonna cut it anymore. Not with a trendy pencil purveyor now slinging graphite on the Lower East Side. CW Pencil Enterprise – a small business founded by one Caroline Weaver in November 2014 – debuted earlier this month at 100a Forsyth Street. The CW brick-and-mortar boutique store is stocked with […]

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Birds & Bubbles Mounts Comeback After Costly Damage from Burst Water Pipe

Posted January 12, 2015 at 5:19 am

Birds & Bubbles on Forsyth Street had a tough weekend, suffering terrible flooding in its basement space early Friday morning. Damage is pretty excessive, despite some initial chatter to the contrary. Apparently several water pipes burst throughout the building, including the restaurant itself. The HVAC system and ceiling were destroyed, and an “electrical panel” subsequently fried. […]

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Here’s What to Expect from Sarah Simmons’ Birds & Bubbles on Forsyth Street

Posted June 13, 2014 at 5:48 am

Earlier this month, we brought word that City Grit’s Sarah Simmons was planning a new concept for the former Grotto space at 200 Forsyth Street. The latter restaurant closed in back in January after fifteen years in business, and Simmons now hopes to reactivate the sub-level vacancy with Birds & Bubbles. The 22-table, southern-style restaurant is named […]

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Sarah Simmons Will Open ‘Birds & Bubbles’ Southern Restaurant at 100 Forsyth Street

Last modified June 12, 2014 at 10:47 pm

Last month, Eater reported that chef Sarah Simmons and her team from City Grit were working on a new project somewhere nearby. Birds & Bubbles, as it’s named, would focus on fried chicken, “elevated southern dishes,” and champagne. The lease was signed, but location kept mum. Until last night. CB3’s June agenda for the SLA […]

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Grotto on Forsyth is Closed, Listed for Sale

Posted January 17, 2014 at 5:31 am

Grotto opened more than ten years ago, seizing the sub-level space at 100B Forsyth Street, and serving up classic Italian fair. Their eatery quickly gained favor with both locals and outsiders. Now, to put it bluntly, their number was called. It appears the crew is looking to sell the business. On Wednesday afternoon, the last […]

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