55 East Houston
Posted April 1, 2021 at 5:02 am
A Long Island bagel institution is expanding with a new outpost in Little Italy. Bagel Boss, the half-century old bakery, this week planted a sign at 55 East Houston Street, in the store formerly occupied by OddFellows. Its presence presents competition to the trendy Black Seed Bagels just a few blocks south on Elizabeth Street. […]
Posted November 18, 2020 at 5:02 am
Six years on the Lower East Side, but frozen out by coronavirus, Brooklyn-based OddFellows ice cream won’t be reopening here. Both of its downtown ice cream parlors – on East 4th Street (2014) and the East Houston newcomer (2018) – shuttered at the outset of the pandemic lockdown late March. When asked if OddFellows would […]
Posted April 9, 2018 at 5:12 am
OddFellows is a few days from cutting the proverbial ribbon on its latest location. The corner of Mott and East Houston Streets. The Brooklyn-based ice cream shop has been readying the space for the last couple months in the second half of what was formerly Second Time Around. (The other half of the store went to […]
Posted March 23, 2018 at 5:00 am
Without craning your neck upward, you would probably have no idea that OddFellows is opening a new outpost on East Houston Street. Six months after its autumnal “carnival” stunt nearby in SoHo, the Brooklyn-based ice cream shop is readying something new at the corner of Mott Street. Interior build-out has been underway here for the […]
Posted November 15, 2017 at 5:01 am
All commercial retail is being liquidated from the northwest corner of Bleecker and Lafayette Streets, as redevelopment looms. A week after our report about the imminent relocation of Shapiro Hardware, its neighbor faces the same fate. City Hats at 63 Bleecker Street is moving operations just a few blocks south to Houston. They’ve recently inked […]
Last modified January 18, 2013 at 6:09 am
Nolita will conceivably stop at nothing until all storefronts become unaffordable, high-end boutiques.
Posted November 7, 2012 at 6:09 am
The trade was inevitable, and most certainly lopsided; necessity is being exchanged for luxury at 55 East Houston. In this case, a bodega for high-end denim.
Posted March 14, 2012 at 6:09 am
The powers that be at 55 East Houston are undertaking defensive maneuvers in the face of increased street hostility toward recent developments there.
Posted February 24, 2012 at 6:28 am
55 East Houston is the subject of some angry neighborhood sentiments against the perpetual cycle of upscaling. To put it bluntly, people are friggin’ pissed.
Last modified June 27, 2012 at 1:27 am
The writing is on the proverbial wall. Or shall we say, the vinyl. Friday afternoon, two ladder-bound workers dressed the beige facade of 53 East Houston in a flashy new jumpsuit – a savvy “for rent” advertisement.