32 Mulberry St.

At CB3 Liquor Meeting, a Rough Night For the New Team in Le Baron Space

Something possessed us to stop by Community Board 3’s liquor permit hearing last night (we will never learn). Here’s what happened in the three hours we were there. …

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New York Funny Songs Festival Kicks off 5th and Final Fest This Thursday

The 5th and final New York Funny Songs Fest kicks off this Thursday, May 19th at The Unicorn (105 Henry St. at Pike St.). …

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AndrewAndrew’s Lo-Down Chow Down: The Lucky Bee

We sent AndrewAndrew to The Lucky Bee, the hot pink hot spot on Broome Street. The restaurant just debuted its new dinner menu. Here …

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Two Men Stabbed at Eldridge Street Karaoke Lounge

Two people were stabbed during a dispute inside the Hi Speed Internet Cafe & Karaoke Lounge at 39 Eldridge St. last night.

It happened …

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AndrewAndrew’s Lo-Down Chow Down: Suffolk Arms

Suffolk Arms is known for fantastic cocktails, but we wanted to know about the food. Here’s AndrewAndrew‘s excellent review.



399 Grand St.

Saluggi’s on Grand Street Files For Liquor Permit; Bring on the Shuffleboard!

Back in March we told you about Saluggi’s, an Italian restaurant coming to the space most recently occupied by the Comfort Diner at 399 Grand St. Now there are a few new details about the new business — from a liquor license application posted on Community Board 3’s website. …

Jia Lounge interior via @coreylanenyc Instagram.

Jia Lounge Opens in Hotel on Rivington Tonight

Jia Lounge, the new night spot inside the Hotel on Rivington, makes its debut tonight. The Wall Street Journal (subscription required) offered a preview yesterday. …

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Celebrated Sushi Chef David Bouhadana Hopes to Open Restaurant at 217 Eldridge St.

Acclaimed sushi chef David Bouhadana is aiming to open a new spot at 217 Eldridge St., the former home of shuttered Italian spot Apizz. …

No Fun Bar, 161 Ludlow St. Image via Instagram.

LES Dwellers Face $2 Million Defamation Suit from Ludlow Street Bar

No Fun Bar, 161 Ludlow St. Image via Instagram.

The New York Post reports that the owners of Ludlow Street bar, No Fun, have …

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AndrewAndrew’s Lo-Down Chow Down: Speedy Romeo

We sent our friends AndrewAndrew to check out Speedy Romeo, the new wood-fired pizza and grill on Clinton Street. Here is their excellent review…



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Locals Suspect Newly Appointed CB3 Member Is Linked to Avenue B Restaurant Project

Community Board 3’s liquor permit committee last night balked at supporting a wine and beer license for a new restaurant at 45 Avenue B, citing the operator’s ties to an infamous night club. …

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Burglars Swipe a $2,000 Bottle of Cognac From Suffolk Arms

Police are looking for three suspects wanted for burglarizing Suffolk Arms, the new cocktail bar at 269 East Houston St. …

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Jean-Georges Vongerichten Teams Up With Ian Schrager For Public Hotel Nightlife Complex

Ian Schrager’s Public Hotel at 215 Chrystie St. will also be a luxe nightlife playground, boasting at least eight separate dining & entertaining spaces. …

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Speedy Romeo Now Open at 63 Clinton St.

Beginning tonight, you have a new option for pizza on the Lower East Side. It’s opening night for Speedy Romeo, the Brooklyn-based restaurant branching out in Manhattan. …

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Community Board Approves Liquor Permit For Gracias Mama; Distance From Church Still An Issue

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On Tuesday evening, Community Board 3 voted to support a liquor license for Gracias Mama, a Mexican taqueria at 162 East …