242 Broome St.

Brooklyn-Based Bowling Alley, the Gutter, Headed For Essex Crossing (Updated)

A few months before the first phase of Essex Crossing makes its debut, there’s been a change in one of the big commercial tenants coming to the mega-project. …

252 Broome St.

Happening Tonight: Zabar Family Pitches Broome Street Restaurant/Bar (Updated)

When Community Board 3 meets tonight to go over liquor license applications, one of the more interesting proposals under discussion will be for Eli’s Night Shift in the old Lucky Bee space on Broome Street. …

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Suffolk Arms is Closed, At Least Temporarily

The cocktail bar, Suffolk Arms, hasn’t been serving drinks in recent days, amid what appears to be a dispute between its co-owners. …

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Bar Alaska Opens at 174 Rivington St.

Another theme bar is giving it a go at 174 Rivington St. …

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Lower East Side Denizen Ariel Palitz Appointed New York Nightlife Mayor (Updated)

New York’s first “Nightlife Mayor” will be Ariel Palitz. …

324 Grand St.

Albert Trummer Pitches Grand Street Cocktail Bar at CB3 Tonight

There are a few local items of interest on the agenda for tonight’s meeting of Community Board 3’s liquor licensing committee. Among them is Austrian mixologist Albert Trummer’s latest project, a bar going by the name “Lotus Grand” at 324 Grand St. …

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Police Release Photo of Man Wanted in Attack at Lower East Side Bar

Police are looking for a suspect who slashed a man during an incident at Piano’s, the Ludlow Street bar, in the early morning hours …

200 Clinton St.

The Dancer, a New Spot For Cocktails, Opens Tonight at 202 Clinton St.

Get to know that red door! Tonight is opening night for The Dancer, a new project from the Eastwood crew. …

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State Liquor Authority Rejects Sons of Essex Team in Bid For 200 Allen St. Permit

The State Liquor Authority rejected an application today for a big new venue that had been in-the-works at 200 Allen St. …

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State Liquor Authority Suspends Delilah’s License

The State Liquor Authority (SLA) has suspended the license of Delilah, a nightlife spot at 155 Rivington St. …

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SantaCon Officially Skips the Lower East Side, But We’re Still Doomed

First the good news: No Lower East Side establishments are included on SantaCon’s 2017 list of participating bars.

Now the bad news: Nine East …

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CB3 Panel To Look at Potential Link Between Bar Density and Public Health

Coming up next week, Community Board 3’s transportation/public safety committee will be taking a look at whether a high density of liquor permits has an adverse impact on local public health and public safety. …

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Caveat, A Salon-Style Event Space, Takes Over at 21A Clinton St.

A new team has moved into the performance space at 21A Clinton St. (formerly The Living Theatre and most recently the C.O.W. Theatre) offering …

359 Grand St.

Randall’s Barbecue Eyes 359 Grand St., Including Backyard Space

The other day we mentioned that a barbecue restaurant had set its sights on a storefront at 359 Grand St., the former home of Shalom Chai Pizza. We now have a few more details based on a liquor permit application filed with Community Board 3. …

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New Liquor Permit Apps: BBQ on Grand Street, Eli’s Nightshift, Splitsville Lanes

Community Board 3 will have its hands full next month reviewing Lower East Side liquor licenses. …