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Local Spots Look Ahead to Full Service Reopening in June and July

Uplifting news came from Mayor DeBlasio this week as he announced “Phase 1″ reopening for curbside and in-store retail pickup, and non-essential construction and manufacturing, can resume on June 8, 2020. …

LES Enfants de Boheme is now offering a limited menu for takeout.

Meatballs, Chicken Wings, Doughnuts and More, Now Available for Pickup and Delivery on the LES

Memorial Day Weekend 2020 brings a new batch of local spots opening for takeout and delivery, with temporary hours and limited menus, as we continue to shelter at home (*sigh*). Here are some highlights we’ve added to our updated list – it’s getting big! …

Photo via @bacaronyc. They are offering a special "Mother's Day pop-up shop on Saturday, May 9, 2020"

Coronavirus Update: Mother’s Day Essentials, Care Pack Pastries and More

Here’s an update on more local spots reopening this week. Many are finding creative ways to adapt, re-inventing themselves as grocers and offering take home meal kits and cocktails, prepped and ready to cook (or mix) yourself… …

Eastwood owners Sivan Harlap and Andrew States offering drinks and food at their friendly new "take out" windows.

Coronavirus Update: Staying Open Means Staying Nimble and Creative (UPDATED LIST)

Here’s an update on local spots that are open for pick-up and delivery. We’re also highlighting how some local shops, venues and organizations are staying creative, by adapting their offerings to suit our current “on-line-only” reality: …

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Ernesto’s Cafe and Wine Bar Now Open Daily

Ernesto’s Cafe and Wine Bar (259 E. Broadway at Montgomery St.) is now open, accompanying the Basque-inspired restaurant from chef Ryan Bartlow (Quality Eats, …

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Mayor Announces Lower East Side Late Night Quality of Life Improvement Plan

Mayor de Blasio and his minions yesterday came to Max Fish, the Orchard Street bar, to talk up his new “late night quality of life improvement plan.” …

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Manhattan Nightlife Town Hall Meeting Happening Tonight

Via Community Board 3, here’s a notice about a “Manhattan Nightlife Town Hall,” happening tonight (Wednesday) in Midtown. According to the Mayor’s Office of …

The beloved Motor City Bar closed in 2013. Photo by H. Spencer Young.

Here Are the 14 Appointees of New York’s Nightlife Advisory Board

Mayor de Blasio and the City Council have just announced 14 appointees of New York’s new Nightlife Advisory Board. …

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Allen Street Hotel, Ludlow House Liquor Permits on CB3’s June Agenda

We may be heading into the summer season, but June still looks to be a busy month for Community Board 3. Here’s a look ahead. …

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Health Department Launches Fentanyl Awareness Campaign in Lower East Side Bars

The city’s Department of Health has kicked off a pilot program in bars and clubs to raise awareness about the dangers of fentanyl-laced cocaine. …

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Judge Dismisses Lawsuit By “No Fun” Against LES Dwellers

Back in 2016, owners of the Ludlow Street bar, No Fun, sued the Lower East Side Dwellers community organization for defamation. …

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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. …

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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. …