Beauty and Essex

Beauty & Essex is Confirmed to Open a Las Vegas Annex

Last modified June 26, 2015 at 7:36 am

Looks like those rumors of Beauty & Essex taking on Sin City are becoming a reality. It’s confirmed that acclaimed restaurateur Chris Santos, with the backing of the TAO Group, is expanding his posh culinary empire to fall in line with the other high profile celebrity eateries out there. The Lower East Side’s epicurean destination will open its outpost at the Cosmopolitan luxury […]

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Report: Beauty & Essex is Expanding to the Cosmopolitan in Las Vegas

Posted February 4, 2015 at 9:22 am

Four years into its Lower East Side tenure, Beauty & Essex looks to be expanding out west. To Sin City. According to a dispatch in the Las Vegas Sun, gossip columnist Robin Leach (yes, that guy) reports that the overrated restaurant will be replicated for its Las Vegas iteration. If all goes to plan, Beauty […]

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Break-In at Beauty & Essex Wednesday Night

Last modified March 29, 2017 at 11:07 pm

When running a pawn shop in any city, crime pretty much comes with the territory.

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Kenny Scharf Paints New Mural on Norfolk Street

Posted October 4, 2012 at 11:45 am

Kenny Scharf hasn’t been seen around the Lower East Side in quite awhile (although, he was on the Simpsons).

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Beauty & Essex to Star in “Blue Bloods” Next Season

Posted August 17, 2012 at 10:25 am

Beauty & Essex will star in the forthcoming season of Blue Bloods. All yesterday, the popular shitshow neighborhood nightspot and its immediate environs hosted pretty much the entire fleet of Haddad’s production trailers and healthy lengths of cables. This area is seemingly a popular location to film TV scenes this summer. The CBS sister crime […]

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Changing Bulbs at Beauty & Essex

Posted August 17, 2011 at 6:28 am

How many dudes does it take to change dead bulbs at this Lower East Side hot-spot?

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Beauty & Essex to Open December 11

Posted November 29, 2010 at 3:01 pm

We’ve been watching the progress at the old M. Katz & Sons Furniture depot for awhile.  Each week brought newer developments at 146 Essex Street, such as the gradual removal of the classic signage, the installation of an all-glass facade, or job listings.  Now five months along, Beauty & Essex has reached full term.  Over […]

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New Chris Santos Restaurant is All Beauty and Essex

Last modified December 9, 2010 at 12:38 am

It’s been awhile since our last report on the new Chris Santos venture at 146 Essex Street, former home of M. Katz & Sons.  In that time, work has actually been advancing hastily under the radar.  The PR front is quiet, too.  Thanks to Craigslist, however, we have some backdoor information regarding the new restaurant, […]

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