393 Grand St.

New Liquor Store at 393 Grand St. Gets Go-Ahead From State Liquor Authority

We’re told the State Liquor Authority (SLA) has finally approved an operating permit for a new liquor store at 393 Grand St. …

Anne Saxelby, Feb. 2014.

Anne Saxelby is Closing Essex Market Stall, and Will Not Open in New Market

It’s a big blow for the Essex Street Market. On Saturday, a letter went up alongside Saxelby Cheesemongers’ stall announcing that the business, a stalwart in the historic public market, would be closing its Lower East Side location at the end of this month. …

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Oh, Diller! Yes, This Place is Still Coming to Grand Street

Alan LeNoble spotted some activity outside Diller, the long-delayed fried pickle spot from the Pickle Guys. Permanent signage was going up yesterday at 357 …

221 East Broadway. Photo by Alain Levitt.

Malt & Mold on the Lower East Side Closes After Six Years

We never like to see independent small businesses fade away, especially ones run by our neighbors. Malt & Mold, the craft beer and cheese shop at 221 East Broadway, is the latest casualty. …

Photo courtesy of Melinda Shopsin.

After Kenny Shopsin’s Death, Shopsin’s General Store Reopens Today in the Essex Street Market

The tributes have been pouring in during the past couple of days for Kenny Shopsin, the brash, big-hearted creative force behind Shopsin’s General Store in the Essex Street Market. …

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Falafix, Stanton Street Falafel Spot, is Now Kosher

Rabbi Aviad Bodner of the Stanton Street Shul let us know yesterday that there’s a new option for people on the Lower East Side who keep kosher. …

79 Clinton St.

Italian Cafe, Bricia, Now Open at 79 Clinton St.

79 Clinton St.

The storefront on the southwest corner of Clinton and Rivington streets went dark many months ago. Now a new Italian cafe, …

252 Broome St.

Oliver Zabar Readies “Devon” For October Opening on Broome Street

It’s almost the end of the summer, which means food writers are beginning to look forward to fall restaurant arrivals. In the the New York Times, there’s a preview of Devon, a neighborhood spot at 252 Broome St. from Oliver Zabar. …

115 Delancey St.

PR Push Begins For New Essex Street Market

Scanning the scene at Delancey and Essex streets this morning, you wouldn’t think the new Essex Street Market is scheduled to open to the public in just seven weeks …

The Market Line. Rendering by SHoP Architects.

Ample Hills Creamery Added to the Market Line Mix at Essex Crossing

Brooklyn-based Ample Hills Creamery is coming to the Market Line at Essex Crossing. …