221 East Broadway
Posted November 18, 2020 at 5:00 am
It’s been two years since Malt & Mold quit the Lower East Side. Now, its former store on East Broadway is no longer vacant, ready for the next step. Storefront awning and branded paper in the windows of 221 East Broadway advertise the newcomer – a Thai spot called 7 Elephants. The restaurant – situated […]
Posted October 14, 2020 at 5:15 am
Ice & Vice is a goner, another in a long line of local small businesses succumbing to the challenges related to the coronavirus pandemic. The seven-year-old dessert endeavor announced the news last week on Instagram, noting that the final day in business for its three locations is November 1. “As hard as we’ve tried, we […]
Posted September 5, 2018 at 5:02 am
It was an above-average run, but Malt & Mold’s Lower East Side flagship is now swimming with the fishes. The gourmet specialty shop served the neighborhood for better than six years. An announcement in the entrance of 221 East Broadway notes that this original location is closed and that customers can instead visit the Gramercy […]
Posted June 11, 2015 at 5:12 am
Until last week, the Vendy Award winning ice creamery Ice & Vice had exclusively played the foodie market circuit. That all changed when co-founders Ken Lo and Paul Kim opened their first brick-and-mortar outpost on the Lower East Side last Friday afternoon. The duo had previously signed a lease at the Mayflower building on East […]
Posted March 26, 2015 at 5:10 am
A former home of artisanal coffee will soon transition to high-end ice cream. The storefront in question is 221 East Broadway, former headquarters of Pushcart Coffee, which dead-ended a year ago. The space was a vacancy until now. Newcomer Ice & Vice just signed a ten-year lease for the 575 square-foot store; rent is $5,031 per […]
Posted December 29, 2014 at 5:00 am
Last week saw the release the seventh annual “State of the Chains Report,” which indicated a break-even ranking for chain stores infiltrating the Lower East Side in 2014. Meaning franchise locations within the confines of the 10002 zip code held steady [PDF] at forty-seven. Which, by the way, is still ridiculous. And Subway remains the second largest […]
Posted January 29, 2014 at 6:04 am
News broke over the weekend that three-year-old Pushcart Coffee on the Lower East Side is kaput. They close after business on Friday. It’s not the end of the brand, though. Far from it. Owner Jamie Rogers, who currently sits on Community Board 3, is hoping to franchise other stores throughout the city. He currently operates […]
Last modified August 24, 2013 at 9:47 pm
Woke up hungover with only $10 in my pocket.
Posted October 4, 2012 at 6:09 am
When Sivan Harlap (of B-Side fame) and business partner Andrew States pitched their new bar concept for 221 East Broadway, Community Board 3 was split.
Last modified June 7, 2012 at 7:52 am
B-Side owner Sivan Harlap is hoping to “illuminate an otherwise dark corner and block” with a new concept at 221 East Broadway.