105-107 Eldridge St.

New Liquor Application Surfaces For Space Next to Fontana’s on Eldridge Street

105-107 Eldridge St.

We’ve been keeping a eye on 105-107 Eldridge St., which has been home to the music venue and bar, Fontana’s, for …

50 Bowery Rendering/Architect Peter Poon.

Talde Team Opening Several Large Venues at 50 Bowery Hotel

50 Bowery Rendering/Architect Peter Poon.

There’s big news in Chinatown this afternoon. The team behind Talde in Brooklyn is bringing several large-scale restaurant/nightlife establishments …

Curry-spiced ramen at Nakamura/Instagram.

LES Bites: Nakamura Ramen, Galeria, Mimi Cheng’s, Hotel Liquor Permits

Japanese ramen master Shigetoshi “Jack” Nakamura has opened a noddle shop at 172 Delancey St., in a little space alongside the Williamsburg Bridge. He did a brief stint at Ramen Lab on Kenmare Street and now has a spot of his own. …

49 Monroe St., the site of a new restaurant from the Forgtmenot team.

After Heated Debate, CB3 Approves Liquor Permit For New Restaurant From Forgtmenot Team

Community Board 3 voted 27-11 last night to support a liquor permit application for a new restaurant on Monroe Street from the team that owns Forgtmenot and Kiki’s. …

105-107 Eldridge St.

Fontana’s Bar is Closing After 12 Years on Eldridge Street

After more than a decade in business on the Lower East Side, the owners of Fontana’s, the Eldridge Street bar and performance venue, have decided to call it quits. Here’s what they told us: …

December 2015: Old Man Hustle shuttered by the NYPD.

Owner of “Old Man Hustle” Bar Jousts With Community Board 3, Former Partners

December 2015: Old Man Hustle shuttered by the NYPD.

Little bar, big drama. The owner of Old Man Hustle, a three-year-old watering hole at …

49 Monroe St., the site of a new restaurant from the Forgtmenot team.

New Restaurants From Forgtmenot, Dudley’s Teams Get Green Light From CB3 Panel

49 Monroe St., the site of a new restaurant from the Forgtmenot team.

In the past year or two, the Lower East Side’s robust …

The former Winnie's space at 104 Bayard St.

A New Team Eyes Chinatown Restaurant and Bar in Old Winnie’s Space

104 Bayard St.

Earlier this year, Winnie’s, the popular neighborhood dive at 104 Bayard St., closed its doors after almost 30 years in business. …

File image; photo by Carol Anastasio.

Report: SantaCon Route Will Include “The Delancey” and “The DL” (Updated)

File image; photo by Carol Anastasio.

You may have heard the news that SantaCon is starting in Brooklyn’s McCarren Park this year before heading …

168 1/2 Delancey St.

Moscow 57/Kapowski’s Closes On Delancey Street; Partners Focus On New Projects



Mt. Purple, on the 15th floor of the Hotel Indigo. Photo: Instagram.

Mr. Purple Opens on the 15th Floor of Hotel Indigo Nov. 16



5 Doyers St.

CB3 Committee Approves Wine & Beer Permit For “Chinese Tuxedo” Restaurant



169 Bar photo by Gino Gianoli.

In Appreciation Of “The Bloody Bucket:” Saluting 169 Bar

169 Bar photo by Gino Gianoli.

Editor’s note: Anmarie Soucie, a Lower East Side resident, lives near 169 Bar on East Broadway. These are …

Rendering: Metrograph, 7 Ludlow St.

Community Board 3 Panel Backs Liquor Permit For Metrograph Theater



A rendering of Alexander Olch’s new Ludlow Street cinema. Metrograph LLC.

October Liquor License Hopefuls: Metrograph Cinema, Chinese Tuxedo, “Upstate” Crew