Posted September 19, 2014 at 5:49 am
Last Friday, epic failure Preserve 24 (aka Aegis Holding Houston LLC) was officially evicted from 177 East Houston by court order. It has been closed and dormant since late June, and will not reopen under new management as one sign proclaims. The papers served by landlord Serge Hoyda are now taped to the front door. […]
Last modified August 26, 2014 at 9:15 am
When it comes to nightlife failures on the Lower East Side, Preserve 24 easily ranks as one of the most epic in recent memory. The over-the-top bar-restaurant bit off way more than it could chew, and died on the vine two months ago. It mysteriously closed at the end of June for “remodeling with new […]
Posted June 30, 2014 at 5:25 am
Preserve 24 certainly went over like a lead balloon. That much is true; this ain’t no Led Zeppelin. A reader informs us that Preserve 24 closed Friday afternoon with a sign explaining “renovations” afoot. Then the announcement was swapped a day later to indicate that both “remodel” and new ownership are underway. No matter how […]
Posted March 18, 2014 at 6:09 am
In 2011, Burkina NYC was chased from its home of seventeen years on East Houston to make way for a nightlife establishment that few frequent – Preserve 24. The urban outfitter eventually settled north of the border at 69 First Avenue, right beside Downtown Bakery. Though, it almost didn’t make it out alive. Back in […]
Last modified August 24, 2013 at 9:43 pm
In a beautiful upcycled cafe, bar, restaurant, art immersion located on the corners of Houston and Allen, Preserve 24 is a nice respite to brunch and enjoy these seasonal strawberry rhubarb pancakes by Chef John Parlatore. Browned and fluffy, these may just be your alternative to Clinton Street Baking Company. –Lady of Grand runs Lower […]
Posted May 14, 2013 at 6:40 am
The exterior ice block and neon “Ice” hanging outside both entrances of Preserve24 now make sense.
Posted May 1, 2013 at 6:10 am
More pieces of the puzzle are locking in place for Preserve 24 here on the Lower East Side. The multilevel drinking establishment first stripped away its plywood dressing a couple months ago to reveal a seemingly uneven, old-school looking facade.
Posted February 25, 2013 at 6:09 am
The plywood peel occurred last Friday, trading a tattered mural shed for the normal old-timey tenement vibe.
Posted December 12, 2012 at 6:48 am
The following is a play-by-play of sorts for some of the applicants. Most notable, of course, was the cold shoulder given to Sunshine Cinema for its “dinner-and-a-movie” proposition.
Posted December 7, 2012 at 6:09 am
Preserve 24 received a rather ambivalent approval from CB3 in April 2011 despite plenty of local opposition. Now they wish to construct a semi-permanent enclosure at the main entrance on Allen Street.