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‘Ariel’s Bistro’ at Clinton and Houston Calls it Quits

Posted February 21, 2018 at 5:06 am

Ariel’s Latin Bistro, which arrived on the Lower East Side nightlife scene in June 2014, is down for the count. The bar-restaurant closed last week with little notice to the neighborhood. And while the decorative lights still gleam within, leasing signs in the windows cancel it out. That Ariel’s shuttered isn’t out of the blue. […]

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The ‘Bowery Craft House’ to Replace Ariel’s Latin Bistro on Clinton Street

Posted January 5, 2017 at 5:00 am

For the third time in seven years, there will be a changing of the guard at the southwest corner of East Houston and Clinton Streets. Ariel’s Latin Bistro, which came on the nightlife scene in June 2014, is about to transition from Latin to Contemporary American stylings. Next up, something called the Bowery Craft House. […]

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Ariel’s Tapas Lounge Debuting Tonight Inside the Pinalito City Space

Posted June 23, 2014 at 6:11 am

Ariel’s Tapas Lounge is a few hours from debut. Even though the Chico-branded plywood fell away earlier this month, it took the interim to finalize matters inside. Having replaced Pinalito City, the newcomer reportedly carries with it the same proprietor pedigree, though you probably won’t recognize the space. That down-home Latin restaurant feel of its […]

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Ariel’s Tapas Lounge Replacing Pinalito City on East Houston

Posted May 6, 2014 at 6:02 am

In April of last year, the Spanish-Mexican restaurant Pinalito City closed for an extended period of renovations. Though, at the time, it seemed like a quick job. Nevertheless, the scope of said remodeling is finally visible – a dark hulking facade and new store signage. Meanwhile, the insecure plywood, which had been painted by Chico […]

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Chico Paints Pinalito City a Plywood Mural on East Houston

Posted June 3, 2013 at 11:10 am

It must be summer if new Chico artwork is popping up.

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Pinalito City on East Houston Closes for Renovations

Posted April 4, 2013 at 6:07 am

Pinalito City, formerly the Clinton Restaurant, closed within the last couple weeks for some unspecified renovations.

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