Kyle Martino Readies Soccer Bistro ‘No One Home’ at 141 Chrystie

Posted on: August 4th, 2022 at 5:03 am by

A former professional soccer player for Major League Soccer is planning a nightspot inspired by the sport on Chrystie Street.

Kyle Martino, who split seven seasons as a midfielder for both the Columbus Crew and Los Angeles Galaxy, is currently reading No One Home. The principal describes the businesses in liquor license paperwork as a “soccer themed American Bistro with a European Twist,” occupying 141 Chrystie Street. The restaurant will seat about 104 customers, and carry operating hours of 8:00am – 10:00pm daily.

“Been dreaming this one up for awhile,” Martini announced in an Instagram post last week. “Got something special coming your way. Stay tuned.”

Community Board 3 will hear the proposal, but Martino, as sole principal, withdrew the application ahead of this month’s meeting.

This Chrystie Street club space has struggled holding a concept ever since Club Mystique transformed the former law offices in April 2011.

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