251 East Houston

Gaia, the Italian Cafe at 251 East Houston

Posted January 6, 2011 at 6:09 am

The curtain of paper advertising a new Italian cafe has become a semi-permanent fixture at 251 East Houston.  In the months after its window placement, notable activity had been pretty scarce.  But that all changed in early December with the arrival of a new wooden nameplate.  The cafe was officially christened Gaia, which means “earth.”  […]

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Coming Soon: Italian Cafe at 251 East Houston

Posted October 13, 2010 at 6:29 am

251 East Houston is a three-story tenement sandwiched between the 24-hour Remedy diner and the former Action for Progress daycare center.  Its cast-iron staircase leads down to a cozy sub-level space, where, for the last few years, the real estate lay dormant and unloved.  But all that is now in the past, as an independent cafe […]

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