Elizabeth Street

Elizabeth Street ‘Bagel Bar’ Offers Cure For Post-St. Patrick’s Day Hangovers?

Last modified March 18, 2022 at 2:56 pm

For those nursing a Post-St. Patrick’s Day hangover, this Irish-themed Bagel Bar pop-up on Elizabeth Street may be the cure. The brick-and-mortar publicity stunt, a holiday collaboration between city-favorite Ess-A-Bagel and Baileys Irish Cream, is serving up green bagels, spiked cream cheese, and coffee from Lavazza. It’s apparently the “first-ever cream cheese infused with the flavor […]

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A Show of Strength and Mourning As NYPD Responds to Domestic Dispute Call on Elizabeth Street in Little Italy

Last modified January 26, 2022 at 7:10 am

A man armed with a knife threatened his family in an Elizabeth Street apartment, then barricaded himself, cops said. At approximately 12:30pm on Monday, sources said the assailant menaced his family inside 239 Elizabeth – allegedly with a knife – then barricaded inside another room. Officers from the 5th Precinct arrived in good time, and entered the […]

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Musket Room Expansion Looks to Leverage Legacy of Parisi Bakery

Last modified December 28, 2021 at 6:59 pm

Bakery or fakery? This is the question surrounding the Musket Room and its planned expansion into the former Parisi Bakery on Elizabeth Street. While you might not immediately equate a bar and bakery as a restaurant concept, that’s exactly what’s being pitched to Community Board 2’s SLA committee on an application to grant a full […]

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Patti Smith Rallies with Supporters for Elizabeth Street Garden as City Terminates Lease

Last modified September 27, 2021 at 10:38 pm

The legal and political battle to save Elizabeth Street Garden from redevelopment intensified last week as the city sent the beloved urban oasis in Little Italy a notice terminating its month-to-month lease at the end of October. News of the potential eviction broke over social media in the midst of garden plans to host a […]

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Decades Later, Parisi Bakery Shutters Elizabeth Street Locale

Posted July 27, 2021 at 5:00 am

After nearly a half-century, the Parisi Bakery spin-off on Elizabeth Street is kaput. The store closed for good over weekend, and movers were seen unloading equipment from the premises. Word on the street is that the land marked tenement recently sold. If true, however, public record does not yet reflect the transaction. Robert Parisi – […]

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Pandemic Shift: Tom and Jerry’s

Posted June 11, 2021 at 5:07 am

On March 16, 2020, New York City bars were ordered shut by the governor. While some waited for reopening, many wondered if that would happen. In “Pandemic Shift,” co-creators Andrew Hunter and Aaron Fischer captured the moments and moods of service workers in front of their closed establishments. Here is Kris, bartender at Tom & […]

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Con Edison Transformer Fire Engulfs Car on Elizabeth Street

Last modified June 9, 2021 at 7:02 am

Yesterday evening, a car parked on Elizabeth Street, north of Prince, caught fire, sending plumes of smoke into the neighborhood. From what we understand, a transformer beneath the road tripped out due to the rain, and the blaze engulfed the vehicle. Residents in the apartments nearby reported lights flickering. Firefighters responded and let the blaze […]

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Elizabeth Street Garden Creator, and Gallerist, Allan Reiver Dies at 78

Last modified June 1, 2021 at 11:17 am

The start of the holiday weekend came with sad news for residents of Little Italy and supporters of Elizabeth Street Garden. Late Friday, ESG Inc., the nonprofit that runs and maintains the garden, announced the passing of Allan Reiver in a newsletter to its members and advocates. Cause and date of death are not yet […]

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Timothy Goodman Gets ‘New York’ with Rag & Bone Mural

Posted May 26, 2021 at 5:04 am

Designer and muralist, Timothy Goodman, wrapped his latest piece yesterday just off the Bowery. The Rag & Bone fashion boutique tapped Goodman to impart artwork on its Elizabeth Street facade. This latest scrawls “New York” in different typefaces more than a dozen times. And it’s his second outing at the wall in the last four […]

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Jing Fong to Downsize with 125-Seat Chinatown Eatery

Posted April 30, 2021 at 5:02 am

Jing Fong will rebound in Chinatown later this spring, albeit on a much smaller scale. The downsized comeback – first reported by the New York Post this week – is described as a 125-seat restaurant at an undisclosed address in the neighborhood. Of course, this is a fraction of the footprint of its Elizabeth Street […]

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