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Beverly’s Bar Shutters After 7 Years on Essex Street

Posted July 6, 2020 at 5:02 am

The pink neons have gone dark, as Essex Street loses one of its cool kid hangs. Beverly’s, the trendy art bar founded in late-2012 by Sweet Paradise veteran Leah Dixon, closed forever last week. Just shy of its eighth birthday. A leasing sign hangs awkwardly from the rolldown gate. “We are looking reality in the […]

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When an Essex Street Sidewalk Becomes a Runway for New York Fashion Week

Posted September 12, 2017 at 9:49 am

At the outset of Fashion Week last Thursday evening, the Essex Street sidewalk just below Hester transformed into a runway of sorts. Not for random pedestrians showing off their latest threads, but for a new fashion brand. According to Out, the “queer design house” Nausicca was forced into an audible when inclement whether ruined its Seward Park […]

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Alleged Neo-Nazi Behind ‘Clockwork’ Attack Won’t Serve Jail Time

Posted July 13, 2017 at 9:29 am

John Young, the 25-year-old DC native who was responsible for viciously beating two Columbia students outside Clockwork back in February won’t do any time behind bars. The alleged neo-nazi, who is a member of skinhead faction 211 Crew (aka 211 Bootboys), apparently struck a plea deal for mental health treatment and ten days of community […]

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Alleged Neo-Nazi Behind Clockwork Attack Posts Bail, Released from Rikers Island Last Week

Last modified March 28, 2017 at 11:10 pm

The alleged Neo-Nazi behind last month’s attack on twin brothers outside Clockwork Bar posted bail last week, and was released from Rikers Island. On February 11, a group of guys associated with the white supremacist gang, 211 Crew, were at Clockwork for an afterparty deejayed by lead singer of the right-wing “oi” band Lonewolf. They […]

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Known White Supremacist DJ’d the After-Party at Clockwork Bar that Turned Violent [Updated]

Last modified March 28, 2018 at 11:04 pm

It turns out the 211 Crew was reportedly hanging out at Clockwork on Saturday night for an after-party, and a known skinhead was on the turntables. In its press statement this week, bar owner Frank Scotto condemned the subsequent attack on two Columbia grad students (siblings), noting that Clockwork is not a place for this […]

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Clockwork Bar Condemns Neo-Nazi Attack that Happened Over the Weekend

Posted February 14, 2017 at 5:03 am

Clockwork Bar on Essex Street is in damage control mode, days after a gang of alleged Neo-Nazis pummeled two patrons. Owner Frank Scotto condemned the bloody incident, and wanted to clear the air about his disgust for what happened. “We would like to state clearly that Clockwork Bar does NOT endorse, sympathize, nor invite the views […]

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Knife-Wielding Neo Nazis Rough up Patrons at ‘Clockwork’ on Essex Street Saturday Night

Last modified March 28, 2017 at 11:11 pm

A group of Neo-Nazis drinking at the four-year-old Clockwork on Saturday night reportedly roughed up two brothers, having apparently taken offense to an “anti-fascists” sticker on one of their cell phones. The unidentified siblings, both 27-year-old Columbia graduate students, noticed the large group of “skinheads” inside Clockwork and headed for the exit at 12:30am. Upon leaving, […]

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Clockwork Bar Ticking to Life at 21 Essex Street

Posted March 18, 2013 at 6:28 am

A month after launch, and Beverly’s already has some competition in its immediate vicinity. At the same address, in fact.

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Beverly’s Soft Opens at 21 Essex Street

Posted February 8, 2013 at 6:09 am

It seems like forever ago that Sweet Paradise shuttered to make way for the mediocre Leadbelly oyster bar.

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“Beverly’s” Identified as New Art Bar at 21 Essex

Posted August 22, 2012 at 6:09 am

As the Fat Radish prepares for the imminent launch of its Lead Belly oyster bar, waitstaff refugees from predecessor Sweet Paradise are one step closer to opening their own venture at 21 Essex.

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