Nitecap

Nitecap Says Goodnight to Rivington Street After Six Years

Posted September 29, 2020 at 5:10 am

Nitecap probably needs one right about now. The basement bar – founded in 2014 by David Kaplan and Alex Day of Death & Co. fame – announced its permanent closure on Instagram last night, citing challenges due to COVID-19 and debts still owed. Nitecap closed down, with the rest of the city, at the outset […]

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Nitecap to Reopen Tomorrow Down the Block in Bar 151 Space

Posted July 20, 2016 at 5:19 am

The cocktail den beneath Schapiro’s – Nitecap – just announced its move down the block to the basement of 151 Rivington Street. Ownership closed the establishment last week, and plans on reopening in the new space, heretofore occupied by 151, tomorrow evening. They had been at this address for two years. A sign atop the […]

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Basement Club ‘151’ on Rivington Street Will Remain Intact Under Death & Co. Ownership

Posted September 4, 2014 at 6:01 am

The eponymous, sub-level club at 151 Rivington Street will continue as is, but under new ownership. As reported, Death & Co. principals Alex Day and David Kaplan acquired the assets earlier this year. But apparently there was never any plan to replace 151. It would be a revamp. Indeed, Day told Eater last week, “We […]

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Death & Co. Principals Planning Cocktail Bar for 151 Rivington

Posted March 31, 2014 at 5:42 am

Having just opened Nitecap beneath Schapiro’s, Death & Company brass David Kaplan and Alex Day are now gunning to open another sub-level cocktail bar just down the block at 151 Rivington Street. And they’re apparently bringing along some additional nightlife muscle. Application materials submitted to Community Board 3 reveal that Cedd Moses and Eric Needleman […]

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Death & Company Vets Open Basement Club Called ‘Nitecap’ at Schapiro’s on Rivington Street

Posted March 10, 2014 at 6:03 am

You knew this was coming. It’s pretty much a given that any upscale eatery would open a bar downstairs. The nascent nostalgia-loving Schapiro’s restaurant at 120 Rivington Street just pimped out its basement to a pair of nightlife heavyweights. David Kaplan and Alex Day from Death & Co. recently secured the dungeon space for an endeavor […]

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