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‘Vivi Bubble Tea’ Cafe on Allen Street Shuttered by DOH [Updated]

Last modified December 11, 2018 at 11:50 pm

Vivi Bubble Tea on Allen Street recently had a run-in with the Department of Health. Inspectors visited the four-year-old Chinatown import in mid-October, and dropped the hammer big time. The franchise fell victim to 79 violation points largely due to vermin and lack of sanitization. It was closed for business for several weeks with brown […]

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Vivi Bubble Tea Replaces Móle at 205 Allen Street

Posted August 21, 2014 at 6:02 am

Móle suspiciously closed for “renovations” early this summer, and did not reopen. Two months on, a local dynasty of sorts has just invaded 205 Allen Street. Vivi Bubble Tea is opening its fourteenth outpost here at the corner of East Houston. The announcement was taped in the window yesterday evening. Their menu includes milk teas, flavored […]

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Móle Won’t Be Reopening at 205 Allen Street

Posted June 24, 2014 at 6:04 am

And the truth comes out… Contrary to what contractors at 205 Allen Street had revealed three weeks ago, Móle is not in fact closed for renovations (or, “remodelations” as the letter stated). They’re actually closed for good. No big surprise there. The token leasing sign made its grand appearance on the storefront yesterday afternoon. So, no more Móle for […]

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Móle on Allen Street Closed for Renovations Until Further Notice

Last modified June 3, 2014 at 10:53 am

The OG location of Móle on the Lower East Side has been gutted, and is closed until further notice. We happened upon 205 Allen Street yesterday afternoon to find the tiny restaurant in shambles. A sign on the door indicates that the restaurant is out of commission for “remodelations,” and beckons fans to hit up their […]

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Mole on Allen Loves Madonna

Posted February 6, 2012 at 6:09 am

We love when local businesses toss a thin slice of humor into important announcements.

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