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Kushner’s $65M Purchase of Hotel on Rivington is Tripped Up

Posted May 16, 2019 at 5:06 am

The Kushner Companies’ multimillion-dollar purchase of the Hotel on Rivington is reportedly on shaky ground. Last November, the firm entered into contract to acquire the twenty-story glass eyesore for $65 million. Fast forward six months. According to documents filed in New York Supreme Court Tuesday morning, uncovered by The Real Deal, Kushner Companies demands that […]

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See the Proposal for the Future Trump Presidential Library at the Hotel on Rivington

Last modified January 25, 2019 at 12:22 am

With the Hotel on Rivington now in the hands of the Trump Family, area locals are getting restless. You’ll recall that crown prince Jared Kushner (via Kushner Companies) purchased the twenty-story glass property at the end of last year for an undisclosed sum in the millions. And the acquisition is already a punchline on the […]

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Report: Jared Kushner Just Bought the Hotel on Rivington

Posted November 20, 2018 at 5:00 am

Surprise! Trump son-in-law, and presidential adviser, Jared Kushner, is under contract to purchase one of the most notorious properties on the Lower East Side. The posh, yet problematic, Hotel on Rivington in the heart of Hell Square. The New York Post broke the story, noting that Jared and brother Josh are entering new territory by […]

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Dangerous Carbon Monoxide Levels Force Evacuation of LES Buildings

Last modified February 22, 2018 at 9:34 am

Several buildings in Hell Square, including the Hotel on Rivington, were evacuated yesterday after manhole fires sparked dangerous levels of carbon monoxide around the block. The subterranean fires happened at around 11am yesterday morning, prompting an evacuation of the hotel and the three adjacent buildings an hour later. It’s believed that the melting of last […]

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Elite Millenials Club ‘Magnises’ Fails to Deliver the World, Members Want their Money Back

Last modified March 28, 2018 at 10:54 pm

File this one under first-world problems. The elite millenials club Magnises has created a rift among its membership. Boo-hoo. You might recognize Magnises as the uppity entity behind the “members-only penthouse” at the Hotel on Rivington. They began meeting here two years ago, moving from a West Village townhouse, and paying non-exclusive rent that permitted […]

With the Debut of ‘S’zen Mixology Lounge’ this Week, Another THOR Spot for Embattled Hell Square

Posted January 17, 2017 at 5:00 am

Embattled neighbors call it one of the most problematic operators dotting Hell Square. One that seemingly gets away with everything. Somehow the Hotel on Rivington continues to open (and close) new establishments on-premise without the benefit of public scrutiny. The latest future grievance to arrive is a second-floor nightspot dubbed S’zen Mixology Lounge (i.e. scene + zen). […]

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‘Upstairs on Rivington’ is the Latest Nightlife Entrant at the Hotel on Rivington

Posted October 27, 2016 at 5:12 am

Upstairs on Rivington is the newly renovated lobby lounge at the Hotel on Rivington. It’s a Thursday-through-Saturday joint that joins Cafe Medi on the ground level and the upscale Jia Lounge next door. The second-floor hangout opened a couple weeks ago with a launch party featuring its “artist in residence,” Domingo Zapata. The stunt – […]

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Cafe Medi Now Serving at the Hotel on Rivington

Posted July 7, 2016 at 5:13 am

The food and beverage reboot at the Hotel on Rivington is now fully operational. It was back in May that Roberto Buchelli (Beautique, Provocateur) and Corey Lane (partner in 13th Street Entertainment) brought the Shanghai-themed lounge, Jia, to the space previously occupied by Viktor & Spoils. Now the nightlife duo just lifted the curtain on the adjacent […]

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Hotel on Rivington Replaces Viktor & Spoils with New Shanghai-Themed Lounge

Posted May 6, 2016 at 5:00 am

With surgery complete, the Hotel on Rivington is ready to relaunch its nightlife activity. Co-op Food & Drink shuttered back in January, and in the interim, the entire ground and second levels were remodeled and entrance updated. Now, a Shanghai-themed lounge and Mediterranean restaurant are ready. Roberto Buchelli (Beautique, Provocateur) and Corey Lane (partner in 13th Street […]

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Caffe Vita Coffee Shop Joins Hotel on Rivington Reboot

Posted April 12, 2016 at 5:00 am

The Hotel on Rivington is seriously under the knife at the moment, undergoing a complete overhaul of its hospitality offering. Co-op Food & Drink closed back in January ahead of its tranformation to something altogether new in the high-turnover ground space. Indeed, you may have noticed the sidewalk bridge and plywood presently obscuring the first […]

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