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Coming Soon: Bisous, Ciao at 101 Stanton Street

Posted August 16, 2010 at 6:36 am

Four months later, looks like those plans to open a grilled cheese joint at 101 Stanton melted, as it were.  Back in April, we caught wind that a restaurant called Melted was to open there, and management had applied for a beer and wine license. But it was not to be.  Community Board 3 denied […]

Ludlow Parking Signage

Posted August 16, 2010 at 6:23 am

Okay, so can we park here today or not? Ludlow parking signage is pretty damn confusing! [Photo Credit: Steven Gibaldi]

Signs of the Orchard Street Pedestrian Mall

Posted July 19, 2010 at 6:12 am

In the summer of 2008, the city installed a series of overhanging sign posts along Orchard Street between Delancey and East Houston.  At the time, the precise purpose of this new street furniture wasn’t entirely clear.  Would some newfangled hi-tech traffic signs hang here?  Or even a couple of surveillance cameras?  The ambiguity lasted for […]

Economy Candy Closed for Floor Renovations

Posted July 13, 2010 at 6:12 am

The finest candy store in all of Manhattan is currently undergoing some renovations.  Economy Candy at 108 Rivington Street is closed for the next couple days in order to replace to the floor.

Hyper Island Replaces Real Deal at 74 Orchard Street

Posted July 7, 2010 at 6:33 am

At 74 Orchard Street, the Real Deal NYC music studio is out and the Hyper Island school is in.  The tall, smokey-glass doors were open yesterday, so we stepped inside for more information.  As luck would have it, on the hottest day this year, their air conditioning unit was busted.

Kung Fu Bing Reveals New Signage at 189 East Houston

Posted July 1, 2010 at 6:13 am

With months of preparations already under its belt, Kung Fu Bing officially planted its flag at 189 East Houston.  So to speak.  There are now, not one, not two, but three illuminated signs bolted into the facade.

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Coming Soon: Kung Fu Bing at 189 East Houston

Last modified November 1, 2010 at 12:20 am

Hold the phone!  Kung Fu Bing has not given up on the Lower East Side just yet. Merely a couple months after shuttering its eight-month-old location at 79 Division Street, the hokie eatery is poised to reopen at 189 East Houston, former home of Ashkara.

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Suzie’s Restaurant Closed for Renovations

Posted May 18, 2010 at 6:25 am

Longtime Greenwich Village favorite Suzie’s Restaurant at 163 Bleecker Street is currently under the knife.  The 38-year-old Chinese eatery will remain closed for a two-week period of renovations.  Work on the interior began yesterday and should last until the end of May.

A New Rendering of the Orchard Hell Building

Last modified June 27, 2012 at 1:27 am

Judging by the new Misrahi Real Estate sign now hanging from the Orchard Hell Building, it seems that, one year later, the strip-mall threats could be back on the table.  The latest rendering boasts a more modest two-story row of retail, hawked as 160,000 square-feet of space plus underground parking.

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