Grey Lady

Grey Lady Owner Plans Creole Spot at Former Louie & Chan

Last modified January 30, 2019 at 9:17 am

The Louie & Chan story on Broome Street concluded last month after five years in business. Despite the messaging on its social media – how the closure is temporary for maintenance – the club-steraunt will not be reopening. Instead, a familiar face is swooping in for the take with a new 34-table creole concept. Having […]

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Goa Taco Departs LES; Delancey Locale will ‘Rise’ as Coffee Shop

Last modified October 17, 2018 at 10:38 am

Goa Taco is no longer operational. Indeed, both the Lower East Side lunch spot and the Greenwich Village annex are both closed for good. The original location at 79 Delancey Street is now shuttered with brown paper in the windows. “We decided it makes more sense to close the Delancey Street location after Smorgasburg ended […]

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Fat Free Art Gallery on Allen Street Closing, Grey Lady Eyes Takeover

Posted May 14, 2018 at 5:00 am

The Fat Free Art Gallery is on a forced diet, and won’t be around much longer. The street art gallery newcomer – it opened on Allen Street in November 2016 – is closing in just a few weeks. We hear that exhibitions are set to conclude at the end of May thanks in large part […]

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Goa Taco Expands from the LES with New MacDougal Street Location

Posted March 7, 2017 at 5:18 am

Two years after its founding, Goa Taco is expanding from the relative comfort of the Lower East Side. Its owners, Duvaldi Marneweck and Ryan Chadwick (Goa is sidecar to his Grey Lady), raised the curtain yesterday on a new Greenwich Village outpost. Situated at 101 MacDougal Street, this teensy paratha taco stand appears smaller than […]

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‘Goa Taco’ Introduces Semi-Permanent Backroom Taco Bar

Posted January 25, 2017 at 5:03 am

Goa Taco, food stall veteran from Smorgasburg, now sports a backroom taco bar for its patrons. Owner Duvaldi Marneweck announced the new dining area within the last couple weeks. Via sandwich board. Within, you can see the painted letters above the entrance. This rear room actually belongs to Grey Lady as more of an events […]

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COST and DAIN Paste up 7-Story Collaboration on Allen and Delancey

Posted December 20, 2016 at 5:10 am

The southeast corner of Allen and Delancey Streets is becoming its own beacon of street art, continuing a trajectory most recently forged by “The New Allen” project. Latest is the old bank-to-condo building at 77 Delancey, which now boasts a seven-story collaboration between legendary wheat-paster COST and Brooklyn-based DAIN. It took more than two weeks […]

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Grey Lady Headed Beachside with Montauk Location Next Month

Posted April 15, 2016 at 9:31 am

Four-year-old Lower East Side oyster joint, Grey Lady, is heading out to the beach this summer with a new location. Montauk, to be precise, a natural extension of its brand. The East End spinoff is the fourth in as many years for Grey Lady, which debuted at 77 Delancey back in May 2012. Co-owner Ryan […]

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LES Restaurants to Square off in Oyster Shucking Contest

Last modified February 17, 2016 at 11:45 am

Get ready to shuck then … eat some oysters. Grey Lady owner Ryan Chadwick is hosting something called “Oyster Row,” the first neighborhood shucking competition and eating contest. Four Lower East Side establishments will participate in the challenge this Sunday, including Claw Daddy’s, Hotel Chantelle, Ten Bells, and host Grey Lady. Most oysters shucked in […]

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Goa-Taco Extends Its Residency on Delancey Another Month; Scouting Permanent Location

Posted February 27, 2015 at 5:15 am

Fans of Goa-Taco on Delancey Street will be happy to hear this. The tiny lunch counter alongside Grey Lady just reupped its tenancy for an additional month, and will continue to serve Paratha tacos here through the end of March. “The response has been really positive with us being in the area,” owner Duvaldi Marneweck […]

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Shervin’s Cafe Owner Angling to Purchase Norman’s Cay on Orchard Street

Posted February 6, 2015 at 5:11 am

Some sixteen months after first opening Norman’s Cay at 74 Orchard Street, co-owner Ryan Chadwick may soon unload the business. Shervin Nassi – proprietor of two-year-old Shervin’s Cafe in Alphabet City – is the hopeful suitor. This according to application materials on file with Community Board 3. Norman’s Cay (and the symbiotic Spur Tree) hadn’t been […]

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