161 Ludlow Street

Drunk Woman Dies on Couch at No Fun Bar [Updated]

Last modified May 29, 2018 at 2:32 pm

The name No Fun is ringing true for the bar of same in Hell Square, where a woman died Saturday during a night of partying. The 25-year-old North Carolina native, Emily Fayssoux, had been inside No Fun on Ludlow Street. According to the New York Post, she sat on a couch and lost consciousness at […]

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Court Dismisses Claims in No Fun’s $3M Defamation Lawsuit Against LES Dwellers

Posted May 7, 2018 at 5:00 am

Two years after No Fun filed a defamation lawsuit against the LES Dwellers block association, the results are in. The judge in the case dismissed all claims. You’ll recall that No Fun (aka Ludlow Food LLC) – the controversial nightspot located at 161 Ludlow Street – filed suit against the block association in April 2016 […]

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There was a Major Brawl Outside No Fun on Ludlow Street [VIDEO]

Posted April 9, 2018 at 5:00 am

The Saturday before last saw a surge of violence outside No Fun on Ludlow Street. This video shows the reality of many a weekend night on the Lower East Side. It’s not getting any better around here… In the following clip uploaded to YouTube, we see two groups of bar-goers squaring off at the doorstep […]

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‘No Fun’ Nightspot on Ludlow Street Files $2M Defamation Suit Against LES Dwellers

Posted April 28, 2016 at 8:22 am

No Fun is headed to the courts to settle the score with the LES Dwellers block association. The troublesome nightclub just filed a $2 million defamation lawsuit against the rag-tag activists in Manhattan Supreme Court yesterday. The legal action claims that the Dwellers “have employed improper and illegal tactics to terrorize restaurants and bars in […]

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‘No Fun’ Raided in Coordinated NYPD Multiagency Sting on Ludlow Street

Last modified October 12, 2015 at 11:00 am

The 7th Precinct is turning up the heat in Hell Square. For the second time in as many months, the NYPD raided a problem establishment in the area. The unlucky victim of the multiagency sting this past Friday night was No Fun, a Lower East Side bait-and-switch forever on the activist hit list. Cops showed up […]

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No Fun Opens Tomorrow Night at 161 Ludlow

Posted October 12, 2011 at 6:18 am

From imperials to punks. That’s the name of the game down at 161 Ludlow Street where No Fun, a playful nod to Iggy Pop, is currently preparing for its official opening.

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Coming Soon: No Fun at 161 Ludlow Street

Posted August 2, 2011 at 6:42 am

A host of Ludlow luminaries are pooling their efforts (and cash) on a new venture at 161 Ludlow. More after the jump!

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Imperial Tavern to Become Bodega Del Soul at 161 Ludlow?

Posted March 25, 2011 at 6:09 am

Imperial Tavern at 161 Ludlow has been blessed with the curse of Superdive.

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Imperial Tavern on Ludlow for Sale?

Last modified June 27, 2012 at 1:27 am

Imperial Tavern just announced itself at 161 Ludlow Street early last month, but is already testing the market for potential buyers.  That’s right!  Despite the healthy supply of fratty neon drink signs in the windows, there is now a real estate listing for the business via Tower Brokerage.  And all the pictures are current.  According […]

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Imperial Tavern Replaces Paladar at 161 Ludlow

Posted November 30, 2010 at 6:38 am

The decade-plus reign of Paladar at 161 Ludlow Street has concluded. Gone is the red, lower-case signage above the entrance; gone also is that funky color scheme established last spring.  The former Latin American eatery is currently amidst a re-branding to a new identity called Imperial Tavern.  While the FUN neon still hangs from the […]

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