152 Ludlow Street
Posted January 8, 2015 at 4:50 am
Cake Shop is now celebrating a decade at 152 Ludlow Street. But its outlook appears rather bleak. Two-and-a-half years after a successful crowdfunding drive that led to a new ten-year lease (via Pledgemusic), the Lower East Side venue is still struggling. In an update to fans on Facebook, ownership divulged that “we are really feeling […]
Posted January 6, 2014 at 10:00 am
The infamous Mr. Lower East Side Pageant returned for its fifteenth year on Friday evening at Cake Shop. Six inches of snow and shivering single-digit temps didn’t keep patrons from the X-rated circus, nor tame their appetite for Schweddy balls. After all, the neighborhood needs its king. MC’d by neighborhood fixture Rev Jen, it was […]
Posted July 25, 2012 at 6:08 am
A mere three months ago, Cake Shop was in dire straits, facing eviction from 152 Ludlow Street. Things are looking much better these days for the Lower East Side venue.
Posted May 29, 2012 at 6:45 am
In the wake of last month’s shutter scare, the seven-year-old Cake Shop continues to jockey for funds to keep the business running at Ludlow Street.
Posted May 3, 2012 at 6:18 am
Some angels came to the rescue of Cake Shop at donating the $10,000 needed to stay afloat. Temporarily.
Posted November 8, 2010 at 6:19 am
We came across this bit of goodness from Stereogum last week, in which Black Flagger Henry Rollins rails against “young elitist hipsters” and “over-tattooed trust-fund kids” at Cake Shop on Ludlow. Back when Cake Shop had a record store in the rear. Punk rock, kid!
Posted September 13, 2010 at 11:50 am
Wow, this is pretty cool! If you can get out of work for it, that is. The Village Voice brings word that indie outfit Spoon is playing a free show at Cake Shop today at 1 pm. Expect a long wait time and a high possibility of not getting inside. That basement performance space is […]
Posted November 4, 2009 at 6:09 am
Love or loathe him, Visceralist is back this week with his take on Cake Shop. Agree/disagree? Argue your case in the comments! 152 Ludlow St. (btw Rivington & Stanton) New York, NY 10002 (212) 252-0036 Neighborhood– 1 hop + 1 skip away from famed LES nightspot Libation, whose velvet rope no Cake Shopper would make […]