106 Rivington Street

An Elon Musk Space on Rivington Street?

Posted December 14, 2018 at 5:02 am

Until 106 Rivington Street fulfills its destiny as the next Hell Square nightspot, this. A tunnel construction company? A tipster was out front last night and snapped a few photos before security stepped in. Below a “boring” neon sign, the sparse space is occupied by something called The Boring New York Company. There is a […]

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Controversial Park Slope Bar Owner Angling for 106 Rivington Street

Posted October 12, 2018 at 5:00 am

A fight is brewing at 106 Rivington Street, and it wouldn’t be the first time. Indeed, the sub-level commercial space boasts a recent history of angering neighbors. It was 2013 when the last round of fighting concluded in defeat for a bold nightlife concept here. Enrique Cruz – previously a sitting member of Community Board […]

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Six Years Later, Another Bar Tries to Make it Work at 106 Rivington Street

Last modified October 11, 2018 at 8:55 pm

Remember the clusterfuck surrounding 106 Rivington Street? Get ready for more. The sub-grade commercial space is perennially sealed behind lock and chicken wire. Or, had been. In the last few months, construction work has been underway on a new “Asian fusion” restaurant that possesses potential to rekindle another showdown with the neighborhood. It was exactly […]

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Purported Boiler Meddling in 106 Rivington Basement Worries Neighbors

Posted October 7, 2015 at 5:00 am

The deadly explosion in Brooklyn over the weekend has some Lower East Side residents back home a bit worried, reinforcing fears of a repeat. And with good reason. 106 Rivington Street gave Hell Square a scare of its own last spring. The tenement building is owned by landlord Sam Wu, whose purported negligence is now […]

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Yesterday’s Cellar Fire Highlights Hazardous Situation at 106 Rivington Street 

Last modified August 29, 2017 at 11:37 pm

In the days following the Second Avenue blast, we reported on the potentially dangerous situation unfolding at 106 Rivington Street. Specifically an alleged faulty boiler in the basement that caused a smoke incident. At the time, neighboring residents and businesses were extremely on edge, worried that the adjacent buildings might suffer a similar fate. Those […]

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Faulty Boiler in 106 Rivington Cellar Has Neighbors Worried

Last modified March 27, 2015 at 10:20 pm

The controversial commercial unit at 106 Rivington Street – an address that lives in infamy – is again in the news. And this time for something way more serious than a liquor license. Especially given the tragic gas-related explosion up on Second Avenue yesterday afternoon. We are told that emergency personnel responded to 106 Rivington […]

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‘Association of Latino Business Owners and Residents’ Makes a Splash on Clinton Street

Posted December 17, 2013 at 6:08 am

The nascent community organization – Association of Latino Business Owners and Residents – designated Clinton Street as the block for its public rollout. Its first more visible action was the debut of holiday lighting between East Houston and Delancey. To complement the season’s greetings, light poles along that stretch are now sporting bilingual low-hanging banners. […]

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Full CB3 Upholds Liquor Denial for Ludlow Soho House

Posted May 29, 2013 at 5:47 am

A week after the SLA subcommittee meeting, the full board of CB3 voted last night to uphold the liquor license denial for Soho House at 139 Ludlow Street.

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Breaking: 106 Rivington Denied Full Liquor by SLA

Last modified April 4, 2013 at 4:09 pm

Today was the day. After a protracted community battle here on the Lower East Side, the state just dropped the hammer. We are now getting word that principals behind the controversial “restaurant” concept proposed for 106 Rivington Street were denied a liquor license by the State Liquor Authority. Apparently the option is still on the […]

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SLA Full Board to Consider 106 Rivington Liquor License on Thursday

Posted April 2, 2013 at 6:48 am

The fate of a proposed Latin “restaurant” at 106 Rivington Street now rests in the hands of New York State.

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