133 Essex Street

Meet JR, the Artist Behind “Lakota” on the Bowery [Video]

Last modified July 1, 2011 at 9:25 am

French artist JR is currently making the rounds in the city as part of the Inside Out Project. Inside, a video about the guy.

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Mason Dixon Gone; 133 Essex Shrouded in JR Plywood

Posted June 30, 2011 at 6:09 am

The life of LES honkytonk Mason Dixon abruptly ended last month, predominantly thanks to the recent police crackdown.

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Mason Dixon Done with 133 Essex Street

Posted May 16, 2011 at 6:09 am

Mason Dixon is reportedly throwing in the towel. The Essex Street honkytonk fell prey to the NYPD earlier this year, and hasn’t recovered.

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Los Feliz Reopening Today at 5 PM

Posted April 16, 2011 at 9:39 am

The week-long slap-on-the-wrist has drawn to a close for at least one of the Rob Shamlian-owned establishments.

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Mason Dixon & Los Feliz Shuttered by Court Order

Last modified May 8, 2011 at 8:11 am

The Seventh Precinct is at it again, turning up the heat on a pair of Lower East Side nightspots.

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Mason Dixon Hires Wayne Nish & Launches New Menu

Posted November 30, 2010 at 5:04 pm

Despite the appearance of rogue clipboard carriers petitioning for a new restaurant inside 133 Essex Street, Mason Dixon is in fact staying put.  But that still doesn’t truly explain their appearance on the December Community Board 3 docket.  Owner Rob Shamlian reached out to clear the air on the matter, stating: The fact is, someone […]

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[Updated] Mason Dixon Closing, Soul Food Coming Soon?

Last modified November 30, 2010 at 10:31 am

To all the urban cowpokes in the neighborhood, it’s last call at Mason Dixon, so time to pack up those saddles and grab one for the road. Seriously, the Lower East Side honky-tonk helmed by nightlife purveyor Rob Shamlian is about to go belly up. That means no more late-night encounters with the mechanical bull. […]

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New Dawn Landes Music Video Set in Lower East Side

Posted February 5, 2010 at 4:41 pm

Dawn Landes has been floating around the indie rock scene for a number of years.  We saw her perform at Joe’s Pub back in January 2008, supporting her last effort, Fireproof.  At the time, she was riding high on a fair amount of music blog buzz due to a cover of “Young Folks,” originally recorded […]

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