250 East Houston

CB3 Releases April SLA Agenda: Pool Hall, Tiny Fork, Living Room, Et Al.

Posted March 28, 2013 at 6:55 am

Community Board 3 just published the SLA subcommittee agenda for April. Lots happening on the Lower East Side these days. Here we go…

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Coming Soon: East Houston Wine & Liquor

Posted February 25, 2013 at 6:18 am

In Style Salon shuttered its 250 East Houston headquarters back in December 2010. More than two years later, a new retail occupant is poised for an imminent takeover.

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Red Square Politics: Lenin vs. Obama on East Houston

Posted October 17, 2012 at 6:28 am

This election season, contrasting political movements are clearly evident at Red Square of late.

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Ray’s Pizza at 250 East Houston Folds

Posted February 21, 2012 at 6:09 am

Blockbuster Video on East Houston is closing. It had been a rumor for the last few years, but finally confirmed at the end of January. Its neighbor just met the same fate.

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Reviving the Rumor: Blockbuster for Rent?

Last modified June 27, 2012 at 1:27 am

Red Square retail will probably see some significant turnover in the coming months.  One need only spy the giant JDF Realty leasing banner strung across the strip mall (i.e. Blockbuster) at the base of the luxury rental building.  According to the signage, multiple stores are for rent, totaling up to 10,000 square-feet of usable space. […]

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Wrong Time for Red Square

Posted November 19, 2010 at 6:12 am

The unofficial neighborhood time-keeper forgot to wind its watch, so to speak.  Red Square at 250 East Houston has yet to adjust its out-of-sequence rooftop clock back to Standard Time. Two weeks was a pretty fair grace period. Let’s see how long this lasts. The twin-clock itself was based on the “Askew” design of an […]

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