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Former Kush Owners Plan ‘Tenement’ for Ludlow Street

Posted May 3, 2021 at 5:00 am

The Kush man cometh. Or, rather, returneth. Mark Osborne, the bar owner who brought the Moroccan-themed Kush to Orchard Street, is back in the old Hell Square stomping grounds. He and his past partners – also from Orchard – are gunning to open a concept called Tenement on Ludlow Street. In the old No Fun […]

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No Fun Facade Pulled Down in ATM Heist on Ludlow Street

Posted September 2, 2020 at 5:00 am

The windowed facade of No Fun collapsed early yesterday morning as a result of a cash box heist. Police sources say that one or more robbers ripped the store ATM from the premises at 4:15am Tuesday morning. The force from its removal – purportedly pried with a white van – was apparently enough to bring […]

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Is ‘No Fun’ No More on Ludlow Street?

Posted August 27, 2020 at 5:00 am

Is Hell Square hotspot, No Fun, no more? Hell Square denizens are quick to note that the Ludlow Street nightclub, which had been operational this summer, is silent. For instance, last Saturday night – prime time – the bar was shuttered. People loitered out front, but not paying customers. Perhaps most telling, though, was the […]

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On Ludlow Street, What Happened to Face Masks and Social Distancing?

Posted July 21, 2020 at 5:00 am

What pandemic? What warnings of resurgence? Party in the streets, wooo! Saturday night in Hell Square was a page from New Orleans, with crowding in the streets. Zero distancing, and barely a face mask in sight. Scenes like those shared below – with patrons outside repeat offenders SET LES and No Fun – are most […]

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Recently Annointed, Night Mayor Ariel Palitz Returns to the Lower East Side [VIDEO]

Posted May 30, 2018 at 5:04 am

The “victory lap” continues for the city’s new Night Mayor… NY1 reporter Vivian Lee recently spent time with Ariel Palitz to discuss her newfound role in the Office of Nightlife. The two-minute segment follows a leisurely stroll headquartered completely on the Lower East Side below East Houston, with particular shine on Hell Square. And, rather […]

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Drunk Woman Dies on Couch at No Fun Bar [Updated]

Last modified May 29, 2018 at 2:32 pm

The name No Fun is ringing true for the bar of same in Hell Square, where a woman died Saturday during a night of partying. The 25-year-old North Carolina native, Emily Fayssoux, had been inside No Fun on Ludlow Street. According to the New York Post, she sat on a couch and lost consciousness at […]

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Court Dismisses Claims in No Fun’s $3M Defamation Lawsuit Against LES Dwellers

Posted May 7, 2018 at 5:00 am

Two years after No Fun filed a defamation lawsuit against the LES Dwellers block association, the results are in. The judge in the case dismissed all claims. You’ll recall that No Fun (aka Ludlow Food LLC) – the controversial nightspot located at 161 Ludlow Street – filed suit against the block association in April 2016 […]

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There was a Major Brawl Outside No Fun on Ludlow Street [VIDEO]

Posted April 9, 2018 at 5:00 am

The Saturday before last saw a surge of violence outside No Fun on Ludlow Street. This video shows the reality of many a weekend night on the Lower East Side. It’s not getting any better around here… In the following clip uploaded to YouTube, we see two groups of bar-goers squaring off at the doorstep […]

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‘No Fun’ Principal Eyes Wassail Cider Bar Space on Orchard Street

Last modified May 9, 2018 at 6:01 pm

Two-year-old Wassail cider bar on Orchard Street has been trying to sell itself for several months. All past attempts to unload the assets proved futile, though, including Allain Allegretti’s pitch to convert it to Frenchie’s Fish Bar. Now, a bar owner from around the corner is interested in taking over. Application materials submitted to Community Board […]

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‘No Fun’ Nightspot on Ludlow Street Files $2M Defamation Suit Against LES Dwellers

Posted April 28, 2016 at 8:22 am

No Fun is headed to the courts to settle the score with the LES Dwellers block association. The troublesome nightclub just filed a $2 million defamation lawsuit against the rag-tag activists in Manhattan Supreme Court yesterday. The legal action claims that the Dwellers “have employed improper and illegal tactics to terrorize restaurants and bars in […]

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