181 Essex Street

How COVID and a Bus Stop Chased Benson’s from Essex Street

Last modified January 22, 2021 at 2:42 pm

The following guest post was penned by Boogie reader Sydney Fishman. For five years, Benson’s held down the corner of East Houston and Essex Streets with craft beers, sumptuous burgers, and the occasional movie night. The movie nights, according to owner Annie Morton, were the highlight of Benson’s tenure on the Lower East Side. Before […]

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Peri Wine Bar Becomes Bar Chevere at 179 Essex

Posted March 30, 2012 at 6:45 am

Time and again, 179 Essex Street proves to its ill-fated status as a doomed nightlife location. The latest on this locale, after the jump!

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Peri to Open at Former Essex Ale House

Posted January 4, 2011 at 6:18 am

Two weeks ago, black trash bags were taped to the windows of the old Essex Ale House at 179 Essex Street, no doubt signaling the arrival of a new nightlife establishment.  Truth.  And now the January SLA docket reveals some clues of the latest tenant to give a go at this cursed real estate. The […]

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