Cafe Select

Cafe Select’s Liquor License Expires, Nighttime Service is Temporarily Out of Commission

Posted December 4, 2014 at 5:30 am

Cafe Select is in a bit of a quandary, and the neighborhood opposition is likely rejoicing. You see, its coveted liquor license expired at the end of November. A renewal never went through. Ergo, co-owner Oliver Stumm and team are forced to adapt to the conditions on the ground. We were informed this week that […]

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KNOWLITA Illustrates Downtown Eateries with ‘Day In x Day Out’ Prints

Last modified April 24, 2014 at 11:27 am

KNOWLITA, the design company who brought us the Lower East Side in print form is rolling out a new depiction of the neighborhood. They’ve enlisted Massimo Mongiardo, a Brooklyn-based artist who has worked with the likes of Vans DQM and Momofuku, to draw our attention to food. Literally. The collection of illustrations, called Day In x […]

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Oliver Stumm is Opening ‘Rintintin’ in the Old Barmarche on Spring

Posted November 25, 2013 at 5:23 am

Oliver Stumm got his way at 14 Spring Street after a protracted battle. Strongly disliked by many in the community for his Cafe Select hot-spot, the nightlife maven was still able to score a liquor license transfer from Barmarche. This despite an initial denial by Community Board 2 in May 2012; the applicant returned six […]

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Fire Erupts in the Shaftway Between 210 and 212 Lafayette Street

Last modified November 4, 2013 at 10:23 pm

At roughly 8:45 pm tonight, a fire erupted on the fifth floor of the building shaft between 210 and 212 Lafayette Street. Cafe Select is located on the ground floor, and we’re told that customers were immediately evacuated after pedestrians alerted the business. The fire reportedly burned for about thirty minutes before it was finally […]

Happy Ending Closes for Good; Oliver Stumm Taking Over

Posted October 9, 2013 at 6:00 am

Rub one out for Happy Ending. The swanky nightclub at 302 Broome Street reached climax long ago, but eventually faded.

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Oliver Stumm of Cafe Select Taking Over Happy Ending on Broome

Posted July 8, 2013 at 6:15 am

We’ve known for quite some time now that Happy Ending was on the way out. Twice in three years, commercial real estate listings advertised the ground and basement level of 302 Broome for rent.

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