157 Rivington Street

Bengali Street Eats Opens in the Falafel Guys Spot on Rivington Street

Posted October 25, 2019 at 5:05 am

The illuminated sign hanging above the raised grate is a misnomer. The Falafel Guys did not return, but its Rivington Street space is active anew. A new entity called Bengali Street Eats picks up where the predecessor left off. The tiny storefront at 157 Rivington retained the same setup and many of the same menu […]

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Da Falafel Guys Folds After 2 Years on Rivington Street

Posted July 29, 2019 at 5:00 am

Da Falafel Guys are down for the count. Much like its Rivington Street predecessor. The fast-casual eatery at 157 Rivington Street hasn’t been open the last couple weeks, and the space is now stocked with junk. Calls to the Halal falafel joint are answered only by the token operator stating that the number is no […]

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Laura & Melinda Boutique Offshoot Takes Hold at 157 Rivington

Posted December 19, 2012 at 6:11 am

In 2010, neighborhood tailor Mustafa Kip opened a companion threads outpost called Ace of Hearts at 157 Rivington Street.

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Fire-Stricken 157 Rivington Now For Sale

Posted November 30, 2012 at 6:09 am

In early October, a space heater on the second floor of 157 Rivington Street ignited a mattress and sparked a late-night fire.

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There Was a Fire at 157 Rivington Last Night [Updated]

Last modified October 8, 2012 at 3:22 pm

At roughly 1:30 am this morning, there was an all-hands fire at 157 Rivington Street, the tenement building adjacent to St. Jerome’s. The blaze reportedly sparked on the second floor. That explains the cacophony of sirens you may have heard. UPDATE: One reader lives in the neighboring building. Firefighters on hand this morning informed her […]

Ace of Hearts Boutique on Rivington is Closing

Posted June 6, 2012 at 6:09 am

Ace of Hearts at 157 Rivington Street, near the corner of Clinton, is not long for this world.

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Ace of Hearts at 157 Rivington

Posted December 7, 2010 at 6:08 am

In September 2008, Turkish-born Mustafa Kip opened a small tailor shop at 137 Rivington Street called Laura & Melinda.  The now-highly regarded business, named for his two daughters, is still kicking and offers repairs and alterations alongside new clothing options.  Late last month, Kip expanded his modest concept to include a new boutique just down […]

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