Suffolk Arms

Cocktail Lounge Eyes Former ‘Suffolk Arms’ on East Houston

Last modified September 12, 2018 at 12:46 pm

Dead and buried for five months, the former home of Suffolk Arms is again under consideration. An as-yet-named restaurant-slash-cocktail bar is on the Community Board 3 docket this month for full liquor license approval. According to paperwork filed, the potential proprietors of the new establishment – Antonio Martinez, Awilda Martinez, and Rachel Bocatto (269 Bar […]

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Disarmed: Partner Dispute Leads to Shutter of Suffolk Arms

Posted April 24, 2018 at 5:02 am

Suffolk Arms mysteriously shuttered during the first week of April due to “renovations” and “mechanical upgrades.” Sounds convincing … not. Apparently, the closure is related to a dispute between co-owners Giuseppe González and well-regarded bartender Ruben Rodriguez. The former allegedly sought the ouster of the latter this past winter. However, according to a report in […]

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Suffolk Arms Debuts on East Houston Today More Than a Year Later Than Scheduled

Posted February 18, 2016 at 5:17 am

It’s all systems go for Suffolk Arms over at 269 East Houston. For more than a year, this bar signified a failure to launch. But that’s in the past. The plywood was peeled a couple weeks ago, and the window paper carted away. As previously reported, proprietor Giuseppe Gonzales – former bartender at PKNY, Golden […]

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Failure to Launch: Suffolk Arms is Finally Near Opening More than a Year Later

Posted January 11, 2016 at 5:18 am

Suffolk Arms has been in the works at 269 East Houston for well over a year. We first learned about the project in fall 2014, but not through any application at Community Board 3. No, proprietor Giuseppe Gonzales – former bartender at PKNY, Golden Cadillac, and Dutch Kills – decided to circumvent the system altogether, […]

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