Alias Restaurant on Clinton Street Loses Canopy; Black Crescent Seafood Joint Opening Soon

Posted on: November 21st, 2013 at 6:05 am by
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The closure of Alias last June was a big loss for Clinton Street, a staunch neighborhood standby that operated at the corner of Rivington for over ten years. It meant the end of another no-frills eatery on this stretch of restaurant row. Even as the mourning continues, interior remodeling is ongoing for the replacement venture by the Wild Edibles crew.

In due course, 76 Clinton Street will be re-christened Black Crescent, a seafood and tapas joint. The old Alias storefront canopy was excised last week, and the entire two-story facade is now wearing a poncho.

Here’s a look at the innards:

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No word just yet on precise opening date for Black Crescent. Their OP license is still pending at the State Liquor Authority. And these pictures prove it’ll likely be months, not weeks.

Bonus: Alias was the location of the one of the final scenes in the UK version of Skins, Series 2.

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