Essex Street Gets Another Arcade with ‘Water World Amusements’

Posted January 12, 2018 at 5:00 am

Here’s something unexpected. Essex Street will soon welcome another arcade. Yesterday afternoon, the canopy for Water World Amusements was hoisted to the north marquee of 35 Essex Street, formerly home to a flooring warehouse. (The south space went to Delancey Wines last year.) Strange name for the business, given its disposition as an arcade and […]

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‘Killer Queen’ 10-Player Arcade Game Holding Court at 26 Clinton Street

Posted July 23, 2014 at 6:03 am

Drop of a hat, 26 Clinton is as playful as a pussycat. Here at the former tattoo studio of Bang Bang, the Killer Queen arcade experience is holding court. Boogie reader Lambert Jack snapped this photo of the twin cabinets sitting by their lonesome in the white-box space. We are told that this is a […]

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Gallery Bar on Orchard Selling to Gamer Bar-Restaurant ‘4Play’

Posted June 5, 2013 at 5:17 am

Looks like seven-year-old Gallery Bar is on its way out of the Lower East Side.

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First Look: Two Bit’s Retro Arcade on Essex

Posted December 3, 2012 at 6:48 am

As expected, Two Bit’s Retro Arcade officially opened its doors at 153 Essex Street late last week.

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Two Bit’s Retro Arcade Opens This Week at 153 Essex

Posted November 26, 2012 at 6:09 am

Three months after announcing itself, the hotly-anticipated Two Bit’s Retro Arcade is now mere days from opening at 153 Essex Street.

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Talking Pinball with Pinball NYC [Interview]

Posted October 22, 2012 at 11:33 am

In which we interview the man behind the mask, Kristopher Medina on the glorious arcade game and the answer to the $64,000 question: how to keep the ball out of the drain.

Coming Soon: Two-Bit’s Retro Arcade at 153 Essex Street

Posted June 25, 2012 at 6:41 am

Here’s something to get excited about. The recently-reopened Chinatown Fair is no longer the only game in town, so to speak. Some new competition is on deck for 153 Essex Street.

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Chinatown Fair Arcade Should Reopen in May!

Posted April 12, 2012 at 6:09 am

Thanks to a Boogie tipster, we have a boatload of new information about the Chinatown Fair Arcade reboot. Exclusive details after the jump!


Community 54 Brings Streetwear Boutique & Arcade to Clinton Street

Posted October 17, 2011 at 6:09 am

Where once a psychic channeled the spirits at 54 Clinton Street (i.e. Mystic Garden), a new streetwear outpost has opened shop.

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Documentary About Chinatown Fair Arcade Coming Soon

Posted March 11, 2011 at 12:25 pm

There’s still some bitterness in the air around 8 Mott Street, decades-old home of the now-defunct Chinatown Fair Arcade.

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