19 Stanton Street

Rochelle’s Co-Owner Was Arrested Last Week for Grand Larceny at Chelsea Market

Last modified March 28, 2017 at 11:29 pm

For Brett David, co-owner of Rochelle’s on Chrystie Street, bad decisions are indeed served nightly, as the byline on its Twitter page boasts. It appears the nightlife operator was busted last week (November 5) for allegedly stealing a coat from a designer sample sale in Chelsea Market. The above photo was posted to the bar’s […]

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DelShah Capital Sells 19 Stanton Street to Ariel Soudry for $12M

Posted September 29, 2015 at 5:00 am

Residents of 19 Stanton Street (aka 205 Chrystie) are now in for a “better living” experience. The property just changed hands from one terrible landlord to another. After roughly four years of ownership, Delshah Capital decided to cash out on the investment. Guess he needs to recoup some of the cost from purchasing the Beckenstein’s building […]

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205 Club on Chrystie Street Relaunches with Nolita House Vets

Last modified August 1, 2014 at 12:56 pm

Earlier this year, we broke news that the Rochelle’s team on Chrystie Street (aka 19 Stanton) was allegedly in financial straits. Fast forward six months; half its business is now under new management. 205 Club, a name that’s gone through so many friggin’ iterations the last decade, is now operated by veterans of the recently-departed […]

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Michael Shah’s Controversial Liquor License for Rochelle’s Renewed Without Community Input

Posted July 31, 2014 at 6:00 am

The liquor license of Leave Rochelle Out of It is set to expire after today. Or so we thought. The license was mysteriously renewed without first appearing before Community Board 3 for input. As such, our research shows that Matt Levine remains listed as co-licensor for a business in which he has no ownership. Indeed, […]

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Classy Etiquette: Beard Touch Tit-for-Tat at Rochelle’s Whiskey Bar

Posted March 3, 2014 at 10:17 am

Rochelle’s whiskey bar (aka Leave Rochelle Out of It) is keepin’ it classy with some handwritten etiquette signage. The note on its door is geared toward its female following, and warns that touching beards is tit-for-tat … for tits. But specifically for creative directors Brett David and Steve Yorsz. If you grab Brett David or […]

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Report: Three-Month Old Rochelle’s on Chrystie Will Soon Close

Last modified February 7, 2014 at 1:34 pm

They left Rochelle out of it, and she wasn’t too happy. Now she might be leaving 19 Stanton Street for good. Translation – sources tell us that three-month old Rochelle’s whiskey bar (and the basement 205 Club) is having trouble making ends meet, and that closure is likely. We got a hold of 205 Club […]

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‘Rochelle’s’ Whiskey Bar Opens at 19 Stanton; Controversy Over Liquor License Continues

Last modified November 18, 2013 at 2:40 pm

The ill-fated Cocktail Bodega and the adjoining basement club have officially been replaced at 19 Stanton/205 Chrystie. Enter trendy whiskey bar Rochelle’s (aka “Leave Rochelle Out of It”) and its subterranean 205 Club that we first told you about over the summer. Both the New York Post and Village Voice fell head-over-heels, and filed puff pieces […]

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Rochelle’s Whiskey Bar Adds Neons, Remains Controversial

Last modified September 17, 2013 at 8:34 am

Despite messy backstage legal wrangling between DelShah Capital and Matt Levine, Rochelle’s Whiskey Bar is on track to open inside the former Cocktail Bodega. As we first reported, the new nightlife concept at 19 Stanton Street will focus on whiskey upstairs and operate a basement club called 205 Club, an obvious nod to the mid-aughts […]

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Michael Shah Preps Rochelle’s Whiskey Bar at Former Cocktail Bodega [UPDATED]

Last modified August 5, 2013 at 2:48 pm

The latest chapter in the saga between Matt Levine and his former partner DelShah Capital…

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