Black Crescent

Black Crescent Reopens on Clinton Street Tomorrow After More than a Year Sidelined by Fire

Posted February 26, 2016 at 5:12 am

​The waiting is over. Black Crescent makes its triumphant return to 76 Clinton Street tomorrow evening. The announcement came earlier this week. It’s certainly a long time coming; if you’re keeping score at home, that’s more than a year of suffering from a basement blaze. So, having spent more time sidelined by fire than in […]

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Black Crescent Set to Return in March, More Than a Year After Debilitating Basement Fire

Last modified February 8, 2016 at 4:49 pm

If Black Crescent on Clinton Street was your jam, luck is finally on your side. Word on the street is that the seafood spot could open as early as next month. When we last followed up with co-owner Michael Reynolds, he informed us that their Limited Alteration Application permit – required to modify/add plumbing or gas […]

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Fire-Felled Black Crescent Held Hostage by DOB and Con Edison

Posted August 26, 2015 at 5:10 am

If you still miss Black Crescent on Clinton Street, blame the alphabet soup of city agencies. The seafood restaurant is itching to get back in the game seven months after a basement fire sidelined the business. Yet, it’s held hostage by the Department of Buildings and Con Edison for the sign-off on gas. In an update, […]

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Fire-Scorched ‘Black Crescent’ Should Return to Clinton Street by June 1

Last modified May 14, 2015 at 6:42 pm

Exactly one year into its maiden stint at 76 Clinton Street, a debilitating basement blaze tore through Black Crescent. The flames (an alleged electrical fire) raced upstairs and essentially incinerated the popular oyster bar. Plywood boards and tarps materialized almost immediately after the early-January tragedy. Distraught fans of the establishment then quickly penned well-wishes as […]

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Fire-Scorched ‘Black Crescent’ Staging Fundraiser This Weekend to Help Reopen on Clinton Street

Posted January 8, 2015 at 5:20 am

Facing massive adversity, Black Crescent is hell-bent on returning to its former glory at 76 Clinton Street. The seafood joint – on the block for exactly one year – succumbed to a basement blaze last Friday evening. Firefighters arrived and quickly extinguished the flames, but in doing so, pretty much sidelined the business. Earlier this […]

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Basement Fire Sidelines Year-Old Black Crescent on Clinton Street

Posted January 5, 2015 at 5:22 am

Black Crescent on Clinton Street is out of commission for the duration, thanks to an alleged electrical fire in its basement over the holiday weekend. The fire reportedly sparked Friday evening shortly before midnight, and quickly sidelined service. Firefighters extinguished the flames, but busted through all the windows to do so. It’ll probably be awhile, […]

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Black Crescent Seafood Joint Opening at 76 Clinton Street on Monday

Posted December 11, 2013 at 5:25 am

The Wild Edibles team (from Murray Hill) is a few days shy of a week from opening Black Crescent at 76 Clinton Street. The new seafood restaurant is currently in previews/friends and family mode, and will reportedly begin serving the public next Monday. Brown window paper has been swapped for black blinds, which are generally […]

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Alias Restaurant on Clinton Street Loses Canopy; Black Crescent Seafood Joint Opening Soon

Posted November 21, 2013 at 6:05 am

The closure of Alias last June was a big loss for Clinton Street, a staunch neighborhood standby that operated at the corner of Rivington for over ten years. It meant the end of another no-frills eatery on this stretch of restaurant row. Even as the mourning continues, interior remodeling is ongoing for the replacement venture […]

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Alias Restaurant Out; Wild Edibles Bringing Black Crescent

Posted March 6, 2013 at 6:07 am

Only a few months old, and 2013 is already proving to be one of the worst for OG Lower East Side establishments.

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