Two Bit’s Retro Arcade
Posted December 6, 2017 at 5:02 am
For Two-Bit’s Retro Arcade, the truth surrounding its closure last month is available for the public to see. Ownership pasted a more detailed explanation about the Department of Health inspection and the ultimate decision to drop the hammer. Inspectors dropped by the Essex Street arcade in late-November and wasted little time in closing on the […]
Posted November 20, 2017 at 5:02 am
Is it game over for Two Bit’s Retro Arcade? The Essex Street arcade has been noticeably silent all weekend in the aftermath of a city inspection. Department of Health inspectors paid a visit last Thursday and shut the place down, apparently for “operating without a permit.” (It’s the second such closure in Hell Square in […]
Posted September 2, 2014 at 6:05 am
The game’s not up, it seems. Two Bit’s pumped in another quarter to continue playing at 153 Essex Street. That’s right, gamers. The year-old retro arcade bar reopened right before the holiday weekend after a week-long recess. Two Bit’s closed unexpectedly two weeks ago for the second time in three months. It was another instance […]
Posted August 26, 2014 at 6:03 am
It’s a sad day of purgatory for local gamers. All signs point to game over for Two Bit’s Retro Arcade at 153 Essex Street, but nothing is yet confirmed. Instead we’re left with a room full of cabinets and a window to tease. Roughly one week ago, the establishment closed with a handwritten note on the door […]
Posted May 20, 2014 at 6:09 am
St. Mark’s Place will return to its retro roots. Sort of. Looks like the Brooklyn-based Barcade plans to open its second Manhattan location at the former home of Mondo Kim’s (which closed in 2008) Gothamist had the scoop yesterday, revealing that the East Village location would be situated on the ground floor. Owner Paul Kermizian told the […]
Posted November 26, 2012 at 6:09 am
Three months after announcing itself, the hotly-anticipated Two Bit’s Retro Arcade is now mere days from opening at 153 Essex Street.
Posted June 25, 2012 at 6:41 am
Here’s something to get excited about. The recently-reopened Chinatown Fair is no longer the only game in town, so to speak. Some new competition is on deck for 153 Essex Street.