359 Grand Street

‘Randall’s Barbecue’ Gears up for Springtime Debut on Grand Street

Posted February 1, 2018 at 5:05 am

The Seward Park environs will soon welcome its first barbecue joint. Randall’s Barbecue is on the precipice of opening a new restaurant in the Grand Street retail strip. The first semblance of its arrival now sits in the windows as teaser signage. Get ready, folks, for more congestion at the corner of Grand and Essex Streets. […]

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‘Randall’s Barbecue’ Takes a Foothold in Seward Park

Posted September 5, 2017 at 5:07 am

Shalom Chai pizzeria is three years in the grave, but its former Grand Street headquarters might soon go traif. From kosher dairy to barbecue, in fact. You’ll recall that the landlord of 359 Grand Street, the Seward Park Co-op, evicted the business in May 2014. That’s when first-timer Nathan Sklar signed a fifteen-year lease to impart a Mediterranean […]

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A Night inside Hanksy’s Virtual Wonderland on Grand Street [PHOTOS]

Posted October 17, 2016 at 5:10 am

Two weeks before Halloween, street artist Hanksy treated fans to a trick of the mind. Importing the Los Angeles iteration of his “Surplus Candy” exhibition to a virtual environment for three days only. Inside the now-gutted Shalom Chai pizzeria on Grand Street. Friday was opening night, boasting a deep line that queued around the block. But […]

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Hanksy’s Choose Your Own Adventure Virtual Art Show on Grand Street will Let You Relive ‘Surplus Candy LA’

Posted October 5, 2016 at 5:18 am

For Hanksy’s next trick, it’s an exhibit of an exhibit courtesy of virtual reality. The prolific street artist – who made a name for himself over the years by throwing up playful puns around the Lower East Side – will revisit his “Surplus Candy LA” event from last October. Next week, Hanksy will transform the […]

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Comfort Diner & New Spanish Restaurant in Shalom Chai Space Seek Liquor Licenses

Posted August 5, 2014 at 6:06 am

For decades, the low-rise strip of commercial retail on Grand Street has been relatively dry. Not much in the way of liquored-up nightlife, that is. Well, two Seward Park Co-op storefront properties within this stretch are now looking to obtain full liquor licenses. Both were part of the Kosher alliance of restaurants that broke up […]

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You Can Now Rent the Shalom Chai Pizzeria Space for $9,500 Per Month

Posted July 2, 2014 at 6:00 am

For Shalom Chai Pizza, closure is absolutely for real this time. The City Marshal paid a visit to Grand Street a couple weeks ago and seized the store on behalf of landlord Seward Park Co-op. Now the space is on the market. According to real estate listings, the 1,100 square-foot restaurant carries a price tag of $9,500 […]

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