178 Stanton Street

‘Colors’ of NoHo to Brighten Cursed Stanton Street Space

Posted January 6, 2017 at 5:12 am

The cursed Lowlife of Stanton Street will soon get another. Restaurant, that is. Word came down the pike this week that Colors is moving from its NoHo outpost on Lafayette Street to the Lower East Side. The establishment is taking up residence at 178 Stanton Street on February 13 (in time for Valentine’s Day), according […]

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Cursed ‘Lowlife’ Space On Stanton Street Hits the Market Again

Posted October 26, 2016 at 5:04 am

The curse of 178 Stanton Street certainly is alive and well. In the four years prior, three different bar-restaurants tried to make a go of it, all failing in short order. The latest, Lowlife, shuttered back in June after a six month run; it was preceded by the Moldy Fig (d. February 2012) and Stanton Kitchen […]

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‘Lowlife’ Fails After Six Months on Stanton Street

Posted June 1, 2016 at 5:17 am

It’s safe to say that 178 Stanton Street is now on the list of Lower East side cursed spaces. Lowlife, the concept-driven establishment based loosely on the book of same name by Luc Sante, unexpectedly shuttered on Friday after a paltry six months in business. Just as everyone was leaving town for the holiday. The […]

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‘Lowlife’ Bringing High Dining to Stanton Street Next Week

Posted November 12, 2015 at 5:11 am

At the intersection of “casual fine dining,” New Order, and Luc Sante is a new Lower East Side restaurant. Lowlife, like the historical account and album of same, is on the precipice of opening at 178 Stanton Street. Build-out has been rather fierce of late, and looks to be in the final stage. Expect an […]

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Stanton Street Kitchen Mysteriously Closes for ‘Renovations’

Posted June 9, 2015 at 5:10 am

Add 178 Stanton Street to the tabulation of cursed spaces on the Lower East Side. The latest occupant, Stanton Street Kitchen, suddenly closed for those all-too-telling “renovations” a few nights ago. The shutter arrives barely seven months after chef Erik Blauberg debuted the concept (which was itself a year after ground-break). The situation in the Kitchen […]

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‘Stanton Street Kitchen’ Reveals Itself in Former Moldy Fig Space

Posted April 18, 2014 at 6:05 am

The Moldy Fig is has been closed for over two years, but its awning and neon sign remained in place. Until this week. Stanton Street Kitchen is happening, and it’s already planted a flag at 178 Stanton Street. Last November, the latest in a string of applicants for this address obtained Community Board 3 approval […]

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Former ’21 Club’ Chef Looking to Open Bar-Restaurant at 178 Stanton Street

Posted October 31, 2013 at 6:10 am

Not much has been happening over at 178 Stanton Street these last couple years. After the Moldy Fig abruptly shuttered in the winter of 2012, the hunt was on to secure a new nightlife occupant. Listings upon real estate listings in the interim seemingly failed. Then six months ago, Pinot’s Palette made a run for […]

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Pinot’s Palette Bringing Wine and Art to 178 Stanton Street

Last modified May 31, 2013 at 9:01 am

If the upcoming SLA agenda is any indication, Community Board 3 and will soon hear the case for something very different for 178 Stanton – a franchise location of Pinot’s Palette.

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Moldy Fig Evicted from 178 Stanton

Posted February 8, 2012 at 6:28 am

Well, it appears there’s no chance the Moldy Fig will be reopening at 178 Stanton Street.

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Moldy Fig Jazz Club Opens Tonight at 178 Stanton

Posted May 27, 2011 at 5:16 pm

The new Jazz club opens tonight, and promises to keep you some melodic company during this Memorial Day weekend! Details after the jump!

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