151 Rivington Street

Nitecap to Reopen Tomorrow Down the Block in Bar 151 Space

Posted July 20, 2016 at 5:19 am

The cocktail den beneath Schapiro’s – Nitecap – just announced its move down the block to the basement of 151 Rivington Street. Ownership closed the establishment last week, and plans on reopening in the new space, heretofore occupied by 151, tomorrow evening. They had been at this address for two years. A sign atop the […]

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Basement Club ‘151’ on Rivington Street Will Remain Intact Under Death & Co. Ownership

Posted September 4, 2014 at 6:01 am

The eponymous, sub-level club at 151 Rivington Street will continue as is, but under new ownership. As reported, Death & Co. principals Alex Day and David Kaplan acquired the assets earlier this year. But apparently there was never any plan to replace 151. It would be a revamp. Indeed, Day told Eater last week, “We […]

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Lady of Grand’s Pick: The Flamingly Delicious Hotate Butter at Yopparai

Posted May 2, 2014 at 10:06 am

If you haven’t noticed Yopparai in the two years that it has been here on Rivington Street, it’s most likely because it sits above the ground floor surrounded by late night drinking dens. After you buzz, enter through the sliding door and sit at one of the blue cushioned bar seats. The food at Yopparai […]

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Death & Co. Principals Planning Cocktail Bar for 151 Rivington

Posted March 31, 2014 at 5:42 am

Having just opened Nitecap beneath Schapiro’s, Death & Company brass David Kaplan and Alex Day are now gunning to open another sub-level cocktail bar just down the block at 151 Rivington Street. And they’re apparently bringing along some additional nightlife muscle. Application materials submitted to Community Board 3 reveal that Cedd Moses and Eric Needleman […]

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Yopparai Owners Angling to Open ‘Azasu’ Around the Corner at 49 Clinton Street

Posted November 5, 2013 at 5:17 am

Rivington Street newcomer Yopparai is looking to expand its holdings by adding another Japanese restaurant. And nearby, too. Tokyo-born Gaku Shibata and his wife, Christy have plans for 49 Clinton Street, according to the latest liquor license application info made available by Community Board 3. This dormant storefront, of course, was previously the failed location of […]

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151 Rivington Update: Yopparai Coming Soon, Renovations at 151

Posted February 16, 2012 at 6:43 am

151 Rivington Street has been a hotbed of activity these last couple months. There are two simultaneous renovations happening on-premise as we speak, one above and one below ground.

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