106 Rivington Street
Posted October 12, 2018 at 5:00 am
A fight is brewing at 106 Rivington Street, and it wouldn’t be the first time. Indeed, the sub-level commercial space boasts a recent history of angering neighbors. It was 2013 when the last round of fighting concluded in defeat for a bold nightlife concept here. Enrique Cruz – previously a sitting member of Community Board […]
Last modified October 11, 2018 at 8:55 pm
Remember the clusterfuck surrounding 106 Rivington Street? Get ready for more. The sub-grade commercial space is perennially sealed behind lock and chicken wire. Or, had been. In the last few months, construction work has been underway on a new “Asian fusion” restaurant that possesses potential to rekindle another showdown with the neighborhood. It was exactly […]
Posted October 7, 2015 at 5:00 am
The deadly explosion in Brooklyn over the weekend has some Lower East Side residents back home a bit worried, reinforcing fears of a repeat. And with good reason. 106 Rivington Street gave Hell Square a scare of its own last spring. The tenement building is owned by landlord Sam Wu, whose purported negligence is now […]
Last modified August 29, 2017 at 11:37 pm
In the days following the Second Avenue blast, we reported on the potentially dangerous situation unfolding at 106 Rivington Street. Specifically an alleged faulty boiler in the basement that caused a smoke incident. At the time, neighboring residents and businesses were extremely on edge, worried that the adjacent buildings might suffer a similar fate. Those […]
Last modified March 27, 2015 at 10:20 pm
The controversial commercial unit at 106 Rivington Street – an address that lives in infamy – is again in the news. And this time for something way more serious than a liquor license. Especially given the tragic gas-related explosion up on Second Avenue yesterday afternoon. We are told that emergency personnel responded to 106 Rivington […]
Posted December 17, 2013 at 6:08 am
The nascent community organization – Association of Latino Business Owners and Residents – designated Clinton Street as the block for its public rollout. Its first more visible action was the debut of holiday lighting between East Houston and Delancey. To complement the season’s greetings, light poles along that stretch are now sporting bilingual low-hanging banners. […]
Posted May 29, 2013 at 5:47 am
A week after the SLA subcommittee meeting, the full board of CB3 voted last night to uphold the liquor license denial for Soho House at 139 Ludlow Street.
Last modified April 4, 2013 at 4:09 pm
Today was the day. After a protracted community battle here on the Lower East Side, the state just dropped the hammer. We are now getting word that principals behind the controversial “restaurant” concept proposed for 106 Rivington Street were denied a liquor license by the State Liquor Authority. Apparently the option is still on the […]
Posted April 2, 2013 at 6:48 am
The fate of a proposed Latin “restaurant” at 106 Rivington Street now rests in the hands of New York State.
Last modified January 15, 2013 at 4:24 pm
Judging by the ferocious frequency of new nightlife in the neighborhood, residents are arguably reaching the proverbial tipping point. Local pols are finally taking a stance.