Keith McNally

Vandals Tag Pulino’s on the Bowery, Future Home of McNally’s Cherche Midi

Posted January 24, 2014 at 6:02 am

Officially closed for nigh on a month, Keith McNally’s Pulino’s pizzeria is falling prey to the vultures. The sandblasted brick exterior on the East Houston front was recently tagged with big bubble letters by a couple of graffiti writers. Meanwhile, those bright red neons, auctioned in December for $1,000, are now permanently unplugged. And renovations are […]

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Keith McNally’s Pulino’s on the Bowery Auctions Its Goods Ahead of ‘Cherche Midi’ This Spring

Last modified January 3, 2014 at 11:53 am

Keith McNally admitted defeat on the Bowery, closing his Pulino’s Pizzeria at the end of December. However, the restaurateur will return later this spring with a new culinary concept for the space – a French joint called Cherche Midi. Chefs at the helm are Shane McBride (currently executive chef of Balthazar) and Daniel Parilla (currently […]

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Keith McNally Closing Pulino’s and Will Reopen as ‘Cherche Midi’

Posted October 18, 2013 at 6:00 am

His presence was at the time a gamechanger on the Bowery, but now Keith McNally is standing on shaky ground. Eater reported yesterday that McNally is ending the Pulino’s Pizzeria concept at the southwest corner of Bowery and East Houston. The restaurateur announced that he’s closing the spot in January, and reopening as a French […]

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Rag & Bone Re-brands Its Facade, Redux

Posted April 17, 2012 at 6:09 am

The latest mural to grace the wall is a different creative interpretation of the Rag & Bone brand name. Less colorful (and harder to read) than its predecessor. More inside!

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Rag & Bone Expanding into Adjacent 77 East Houston

Posted August 17, 2011 at 6:41 am

The period of vacancy at 77 East Houston, punctuated briefly by a display from the nearby Debut New York, recently concluded with the advent of brown window paper.

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Soho Cleaners Moves to 301 Elizabeth Street

Last modified December 5, 2010 at 1:29 pm

The McNally effect is in, dare we say, full effect at the corner of Bowery and East Houston.  Sandwiched between Pulino’s and the new Rag & Bone outpost, it was only a matter of time before Soho Cleaners fell victim.  Their number was called, so to speak, last week before Thanksgiving. However, customers who frequent […]

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Pulino’s Police Barricades

Posted September 22, 2010 at 6:23 am

Pulino’s Bar and Pizzeria at the corner of Bowery and East Houston broke out their collection of police barricades to mark the boundaries of the sidewalk seating space.

Early Edition: July 23

Last modified June 27, 2012 at 1:05 am

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Coming Soon: Rag & Bone at 73 East Houston

Last modified February 5, 2013 at 8:08 pm

Cafe Colonial closed its doors for good on May 25 after sixteen years residing at the corner of Elizabeth and East Houston.  Less than one week later, the obscuring brown paper made its grand appearance in the cornershop windows.  A new establishment is currently in the works, and it’s surely not food, but a boutique […]

Recap: 245 Bowery Restaurant Meeting

Last modified September 25, 2012 at 11:29 pm

Last night, the owners of the future restaurant at 245 Bowery held a public meeting for their latest enterprise, currently dubbed “S.R.O.”  Turnout was rather abysmal – just five people.  Nevertheless, the interaction was informative, and we now have a better glimpse of what’s happening here.

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