Pizza

Masked Knifeman Crook Robs Orchard Street Pizzeria

Last modified May 28, 2019 at 11:52 am

The unofficial start to summer is here, and Hell Square is already heating up. A dollar pizza joint on Orchard Street was reportedly held up at knifepoint over the holiday weekend. The assailant reportedly entered the seven-year-old 99 Cents Fresh Pizza shortly before 9:30pm on Sunday night. Police say that the masked intruder demanded money after […]

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‘Il Mattone’ is Opening a Lower East Side Pizzeria

Posted April 30, 2019 at 5:00 am

From falafel to pizza to burgers, and back to pizza again. Such is the trajectory of retail life at 147 East Houston. You may have noticed the complete transformation of the commercial storefront at Eldridge and East Houston. This particular space has been on and off the market several times in recent years. Even while […]

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Decades on, the Allen Street Domino’s Falls

Posted April 4, 2019 at 5:00 am

Domino’s Pizza held down the southwest corner of Allen and East Houston Streets for more than two decades, occupying a sprawling retail space adjacent to the subway station. Contrary to what you might think, this Domino’s (205 Allen) was almost always buzzing. Until this month. It’s gone dark. Storefront branding is now obscured, and multiple […]

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Noid Again: Domino’s Pizza Opens in Luxury Stanton Street Building

Posted March 18, 2019 at 5:04 am

Most often, luxury living tends to breed trendy or health-conscious establishments for retail partners. Not always, though. Over at the upscale 196 Stanton Street, the commercial units largely remained vacant ever since the complex debuted. Until now. They’ve resorted to chain pizza to fill the commercial void – Domino’s. This latest outpost – the second […]

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Five Years Vacant, Preserve 24 Space Gets a 99-Cent Pizzeria

Posted February 20, 2019 at 5:03 am

With a fully renovated property at the corner of East Houston and Allen Streets, landlord-developer Serge Hoyda already added two new food groups – gyros and pizza. The 99-cent pizza place, situated around the corner from Rosario’s and Una Pizza Napoletana, takes a bite out of floor area previously occupied by Preserve 24. The takeout […]

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‘Sauce’ Takes its Pizzeria Next Door on Rivington Street

Posted January 10, 2019 at 5:00 am

Sauce is taking its pizza concept into familiar territory. The space next door. Four months after opening a standalone pizza parlor in the East Village, Sauce is bringing the concept back home. No longer content with its pizza window at the northeast corner of Allen and Rivington Streets, the pizzeria recently acquired the lease on […]

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Domino’s Pizza Franchise Opening in Luxury Rental Building on Stanton Street

Last modified January 9, 2019 at 9:38 am

The Lower East Side might be gentrifying at a rapid rate, but chain pizza finds a way. It’s evolution. Indeed, somehow a Domino’s Pizza franchise is soon to open in the luxury rental building at 196 Stanton Street (between Clinton and Attorney). This latest outpost – the second such “pizzeria” on the Lower East Side […]

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‘Alphonso’s Pizza’ Shack Reopened Yesterday after Flood

Posted December 19, 2018 at 5:06 am

Alphonso’s Pizza Shack on the eastern fringe of Grand Street just reopened after a forced five-day hiatus. The neighborhood slice joint shuttered last week after a flood wrecked the place, and spent the intervening time on the sidelines. Ownership tells us that a broken water heater was to blame. The Pizza Shack, which has been […]

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Una Pizza Napoletano Marks the spot Ahead of Orchard Street Opening

Posted April 26, 2018 at 5:01 am

Pizza maestro Anthony Mangieri officially returns to the city next week with his trendy Una Pizza Napolitano. For this third go-round, the restaurant has chosen the Lower East Side. Bright red neon lettering now illuminates the entrance of 175 Orchard Street ahead of the Monday opening (April 30). Upon debut, the 72-seat Una Pizza Napoletana […]

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Chinatown Bus Block of East Broadway Welcomes New Pizzeria

Posted April 25, 2018 at 5:08 am

The de-facto “bus depot” that is East Broadway between Pike and Rutgers will soon welcome its second pizza joint. The as-yet-unnamed slice spot is to take up residence in the east store of 150 East Broadway, the space previously held by a short-lived barbershop. With this addition alongside the Japanese dessert shop, The Little One, […]

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