Lolita Bar

On Broome Street, RPM Becomes the ‘Emma Peel Room’

Posted May 15, 2019 at 5:00 am

Within the last week or so, six-year-old RPM Bar on Broome Street underwent an identity change. The corner bar is now called the Emma Peel Room. The changes appear cosmetic only, as we’re told that ownership remains intact. That much is also confirmed by public records at the State Liquor Authority showing Matthew Kelly as […]

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‘RPM’ Debuts at Old Lolita Spot on Broome Street

Posted September 12, 2013 at 5:12 am

We hear that this latest incarnation at 266 Broome Street is called RPM (paperwork not yet official), and that much of the interior decor will remain as it was.

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Marshall Stack Owner Bought Lolita Bar

Posted July 31, 2013 at 6:25 am

Matthew Kelly of Marshall Stack did in fact purchase the Lolita Bar assets, despite earlier reports to the contrary.

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Lolita Bar Closing Tuesday, for Good This Time

Last modified July 27, 2013 at 4:49 pm

Any Lower East Siders out there feeling a lack of that Cheers-esque vibe which existed for so many years? The vibe increasingly replaced by the likes of Stanton Social and The DL? You might not enjoy this news. After business this Tuesday (July 30) night, Lolita Bar, colloquially called “Lolita’s,” will be shutting its historic wooden […]

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NYPD Serves Restraining Order to Lolita for Illegal Sale of Alcohol [Updated]

Last modified February 15, 2013 at 10:50 am

Lolita is currently experiencing some pains during this recent transition period.

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Marshall Stack Owner Taking Over Lolita Bar on Broome

Posted February 4, 2013 at 6:09 am

Lolita bar, the twelve-year-old artsy standby allegedly named for the former bra shop around the corner at 70 Orchard, is currently amidst transition.

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Lolita Bar Hates Bathroom Vandals; Takes Passive Aggressive Action

Posted April 30, 2012 at 6:09 am

Today in local dives taking themselves too seriously, we present Lolita Bar at 266 Broome Street.

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Lolita’s “Tell Your Friends” Subject of New Film [Video]

Posted February 15, 2011 at 10:08 am

A new film about the weekly comedy show is forthcoming. More after the jump!

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Lolita Vamp Phone

Posted August 13, 2009 at 6:27 am

The payphone outside Lolita (it still blows) on the corner of Allen and Broome Streets is battleground for two networks airing vampire programming. But there’s really no contest. One side of the “Vamp Phone” features the brilliant negative-space ad for True Blood, a particularly rare sight this late in the season; the other side boasts […]

Lolita Bar Ink

Last modified July 19, 2009 at 12:38 am

Someone has a personal vendetta against Lolita Bar on Broome Street. Its decorative corner column now boasts dripping gold ink with a blunt, albeit juvenile, message: “This bar blows.” Needless to say, the statement is not entirely false.

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Art