New Beer Distributors

Emergency Demolition for Former New Beer Distributors on Chrystie Street

Posted May 23, 2018 at 5:08 am

Construction of luxury condos on Chrystie Street destabilized a neighboring building, and the developer has scrambled to file emergency demolition permits. Nexus Development – the firm behind a 10-story tower at 173 Chrystie Street – filed the permits after a purported “concrete blowout” at the project site a couple weeks ago. The incident damaged 171 […]

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After 50 Years, New Beer Distributors Done in by Rent Hike

Posted March 14, 2018 at 5:03 am

New Beer Distributors, the always-reliable booze shop on Chrystie Street, has but one day left on this mortal coil. As first reported here in January, the beverage barn, so to speak, is kicked to the curb. Put to pasture after fifty years in business, thanks to a combination of rent hikes, taxes, and overall increase […]

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‘New Beer Distributors’ is Leaving Chrystie Street at the End of February

Posted January 31, 2018 at 9:39 am

The proverbial keg is kicked. The best place to buy beer in the neighborhood won’t last the winter. New Beer Distributors, the beverage emporium on Chrystie Street, will conclude operations at the end of February. The sad news comes via a saddened customer, who tells us the date is conveyed with a sign inside the […]

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‘Buddy Warren’ Shuts Down Chrystie Street Gallery Shop

Last modified December 14, 2017 at 8:09 am

Buddy Warren, the eclectic Lower East Side gallery-cum-cafe, has gone dark. It closed last month after a nearly four-year stint at 169 Chrystie Street. A large leasing poster now covers much of the marquee. The last time Buddy Warren made headlines was with a January 2016 real estate listing for the space. Ownership did claim […]

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Buddy Warren Furnishing Shop on Chrystie Street is up for Grabs [UPDATED]

Last modified January 21, 2016 at 10:12 am

On a stretch dominated by commercial businesses, Chrystie Street isn’t really the place for retail operations. As it is, nightlife can barely survive on the stretch between Delancey and East Houston. So, today comes word that eccentric, eighteen-month-old newcomer Buddy Warren is on the outs. The nascent interior design and furnishing company at 169 Chrystie is now […]

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Goodbye Guinness: Antique Store Opening at 169 Chrystie Garage

Posted September 27, 2013 at 6:00 am

Goodbye Guinness. One longtime Lower East Side treasure (and Boogie favorite) just downsized its neighborhood footprint. New Beer Distributors at 167 Chrystie Street, always a reliable source for hard-to-find suds, recently ditched one-half of the double-door garage adjacent. Workers onsite confirm that an as-yet-unnamed antique store will soon open here. As a result, the longstanding […]

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