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Balvanera Does the Tango with New Mural by Local Artist Mike Brown

Posted November 11, 2014 at 10:19 am

Following the trend of restaurants increasing visibility with murals, culinary newcomer Balvanera is adding flare to its own facade. The Argentinian restaurant at 152 Stanton Street is currently collaborating with local artist-designer Mike Brown (Lot71) on a piece called “An Allegory of Soul.” It’s underway on the Suffolk side as we speak. The artwork, commissioned […]

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‘Balvanera’ to Debut Its Argentinian Cuisine in Old Azul Space on Stanton Street

Posted July 2, 2014 at 5:17 am

Opened in 2001, Azul Bistro was an early pioneer on the Lower East Side, east of Essex Street. It certainly had a good decade-plus run, having shuttered just after the new year. The closure wasn’t too surprising, but was a slow demise. Peak hours in recent years were generally empty, and the establishment seemingly lost […]

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