115 Essex Street

‘Greens and Grains’ Health Spot Surprises at Former Boss Tweed’s on Essex Street

Posted August 13, 2018 at 5:02 am

Boss Tweed’s Saloon is not returning to Essex Street, as reported. Instead, a replacement is not only here, but almost ready to go. Large-print marquee signage installed this month announces Greens and Grains, an untested new health-conscious eatery focusing on “nutritious bowls.” No liquor is served here (at least not yet), and the license associated […]

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Boss Tweed’s Saloon Won’t be Returning to Essex Street

Posted January 19, 2018 at 5:00 am

Today in news that won’t surprise, we can report that Boss Tweed’s Saloon will not be returning to Essex Street. The City Marshals came to the long-shuttered nightclub and seized the space on behalf of the landlord. Boss Tweed’s barely survived its reboot, having spent five months in the wild before a 20-year-old Jersey girl […]

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About the 20-year-old Jersey Girl Locked Inside Boss Tweed’s Last Week

Posted July 24, 2017 at 5:11 am

Walk of shame. Bar rescue. These were the pithy opening shots of articles written about the incident in which a 20-year-old New Jersey girl passed out in the bathroom of Boss Tweed’s Saloon, and awoke early Friday morning locked behind shuttered gates. Therese Hipolito, 20, of Flemington, reportedly fell asleep on the bathroom floor before […]

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Two Months After Closure, Boss Tweed’s Saloon Revived on Essex Street

Last modified April 12, 2017 at 11:48 pm

Meet the new boss. Tweed’s, that is. Boss Tweed’s Saloon reopened on Essex Street last weekend, nearly two months after an abrupt shutter. Yet, with a reimagined motif and different pedigree. It’s gone from happy hour dive to swanky lounge. Shortly after our closure report, we heard whispers that frat-pub Bar None took the reins […]

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Boss Tweed’s Saloon on Essex Street is a Goner

Posted March 9, 2017 at 5:00 am

For a bar, being closed on a weekend is pretty telling. Or on any peak night, for that matter. It’s a signal that business could be on the rocks. Such is the case for Boss Tweed’s, which hasn’t been open lately. Gates have been shuttered for consecutive days the past week, including through the weekend. Ghost […]

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The ‘Grilled Cheese Incident’ Debuts Inside Boss Tweed’s on Essex Street

Last modified May 30, 2015 at 8:24 am

Boss Tweed’s on Essex Street is diversifying. Changing it up to stay relevant, perhaps. Another grilled cheese-specific operation is now underway here at 115 Essex. It’s called the Grilled Cheese Incident, a pop-up that banks heavily on the storied lore of Depression-era gangsters. The Grilled Cheese Incident was founded by fifth-generation NYC native Marc Lande as […]

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Police Arrest 3 for Assault at Boss Tweed’s Friday Night, 1 for Hitting Officer

Last modified March 28, 2017 at 11:30 pm

On Friday night, a man was assaulted at Boss Tweed’s on Essex Street. 3 arrests were ultimately made.

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Supercash and Pay-O-Matic in the Neighborhood

Posted December 3, 2010 at 6:07 am

Two neighborhood check-cashing stores were recently gobbled up and rolled into larger corporate conglomerates.  And with these changes, new in-your-face signage. First up is 115 Essex Street. The former Money Centers is now a superfly Supercash outpost.  Together with the neighboring Sunflower Video shop, this piece of Essex is a solid reminder of the old […]

History Hunt: Week 1 Answered

Posted July 13, 2010 at 10:47 am

The correct answer for last week’s History Hunt is the Seward Park High School.  Our Week 1 winner is Philip Huang, who will receive one ticket to a Tenement Museum tour. Philip, come on down!  Many thanks to the museum and to everyone who entered the contest.  We were glad to see how many readers participated. […]