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Chickpea at 147 East Houston Now Closed

Last modified September 22, 2009 at 10:21 am

Since opening at 147 East Houston fourteen months ago, Chickpea never really had much luck drawing a crowd.  In fact, the place was usually empty during peak dining hours – lunch, dinner, late night.  So it comes as little surprise that the local franchise decided to close this outpost. Last night, the storefront was dark, […]

Subway to Open Wednesday

Last modified July 2, 2010 at 10:02 pm

The Subway franchise at 334 Grand Street is just days from opening its doors to the Lower East Side.  According to a store worker cleaning the windows, the upscale Palazzo Grey eatery fast food slop-house should begin serving on Wednesday. Time to place your wagers on when we should expect the inevitable visit from “Subman.”