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Man Mugged by 3 Assailants on Rivington Street Early Saturday Morning

Last modified April 9, 2019 at 12:04 pm

A man was violently mugged near the corner of Allen and Rivington Streets early Saturday morning, police said. Shortly before 1am, the victim was walking on the sidewalk near the shuttered Sauce Restaurant when he was approached by three African American guys. One of the assailants allegedly put the victim in a headlock while the […]

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It Might be Awhile Before ‘Sauce’ Reopens on Rivington Street

Posted March 20, 2019 at 5:07 am

Don’t hold your breath for Sauce, the Rivington Street Italian restaurant that’s been closed since late-December. Even though its eponymous pizzeria is serving slices next door, the OG Sauce, a locals favorite, remains down for the count thanks to a kitchen fire over the holiday season. The blaze KO’d both the eatery and a couple […]

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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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Couple Displaced by 78 Rivington Fire Seeks Aid for Recovery

Posted January 4, 2019 at 5:00 am

The one-alarm fire at 78 Rivington Street last Saturday morning shuttered Sauce restaurant and devastated a couple of apartments on the second floor. The blaze was apparently electrical, and emanated from the kitchen of the local Italian spot. No one was hurt, but damage in the building is reportedly extensive. Heat, gas, and hot water […]

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Fire Takes out ‘Sauce’ Restaurant on Rivington Street, No one Hurt

Posted January 2, 2019 at 5:03 am

Early Saturday morning, a one-alarm fire swept through the lower part of 78 Rivington Street. It apparently started inside the kitchen of Sauce restaurant. According to ownership, the fire was quickly extinguished and no one hurt. Published reports noted that the flames spread up to apartments 2B and 2D, but that affected tenants are okay. […]

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Sauce’s ‘LES Pizza’ Opens NoHo Offshoot at Coco & Cru on Broadway

Last modified August 31, 2017 at 2:11 pm

Sauce introduced a grab-and-go pizza option at its Lower East Side restaurant back in April. The newish concept – dubbed LES Pizza – hit the ground running, and now counts a second spinoff in its stable. Last month, team Sauce expanded with another LES Pizza location at the corner of Bleecker and Broadway in NoHo. […]

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Sauce Restaurant Introduces New ‘LES Pizza’ Takeout Window on Allen Street

Last modified April 14, 2017 at 8:30 pm

Sauce introduced a new grab-and-go pizza concept at its Lower East Side restaurant yesterday. Their take on thin-crust pizza, dubbed LES Pizza, is dispensed through the window of 78 Rivington Street, and available 5pm to 12am daily. Delivery is also an option, via Seamless. The so-called pizza window just off the kitchen on the Allen […]

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There Was a Basement Fire Beneath Sauce on Rivington Street Last Night

Posted December 1, 2016 at 5:12 am

Last night at around 8:00pm, just as the heavy rains started to intensify, a fire sparked in the basement of 78 Rivington Street. Beneath Sauce restaurant. Fire engines raced to the scene and blocked off the roadway from Allen to Ludlow Streets. A ladder was even deployed to the rooftop. Employees at the door informed us […]

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Edwin & Neal’s Principals to Take Over Operations at Sauce on Rivington Street

Posted March 29, 2016 at 5:18 am

A changing of the guard is afoot at neighborhood favorite, Sauce, on Rivington Street. Just a few months shy of its fifth anniversary on the block. But rest assured, it’s staying in the family. Sauce operating partner Adam Elzer and his partner in the nascent Edwin & Neal’s, Shane Covey, are together taking full corporate control of […]

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Tiberio Custom Meats Departs Sauce, Reopening in Bushwick

Posted September 25, 2013 at 6:00 am

One of the better Italian restaurants in the neighborhood just hit a few bumps in the road. We are told that Sauce at Rivington and Allen Streets stopped serving lunch within the last couple weeks, and put the kibosh on the pseudo-permanent daytime butcher business. You know, Tiberio Custom Meats, what Frank Prisinzano previously referred to […]

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