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. …


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 …

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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. …


Restaurant With Sidewalk Cafe Eyes 259 East Broadway

Three years ago, the Big Apple Deli closed at 259 East Broadway, a few months after the building was acquired by R.A. Cohen Associates, …


You Have Through Sunday to Say Your Goodbyes to Schiller’s Liquor Bar

If you’ve been meaning to stop by Schiller’s Liquor Bar before it closes, this week is your last chance. Keith McNally’s Lower East Side bistro serves its last meal on Sunday night, Aug. 13. …

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Live at 11: Sexual Escapades at the Public Hotel

It is, of course, a story that the tabloids and local television stations found irresistible: guests of Ian Scharger’s new Public Hotel having sex in full view of the neighbors. …


Indulge in a Sake Tasting and Food Pairing This Tuesday, Sponsored by Char Sue

On Tuesday, July 25, 2017, join us at Char Sue for our first ever Sake Tasting & Food Pairing event!

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Forgtmenot Team Opens Monroe, a Lush Mediterranean Restaurant in Two Bridges Area

This green oasis is the latest project from the team behind Forgtmenot and Kiki’s, the popular local spots on Division Street. …