146 Essex Street

Report: Beauty & Essex is Expanding to the Cosmopolitan in Las Vegas

Posted February 4, 2015 at 9:22 am

Four years into its Lower East Side tenure, Beauty & Essex looks to be expanding out west. To Sin City. According to a dispatch in the Las Vegas Sun, gossip columnist Robin Leach (yes, that guy) reports that the overrated restaurant will be replicated for its Las Vegas iteration. If all goes to plan, Beauty […]

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Break-In at Beauty & Essex Wednesday Night

Last modified March 29, 2017 at 11:07 pm

When running a pawn shop in any city, crime pretty much comes with the territory.

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Beauty & Essex to Star in “Blue Bloods” Next Season

Posted August 17, 2012 at 10:25 am

Beauty & Essex will star in the forthcoming season of Blue Bloods. All yesterday, the popular shitshow neighborhood nightspot and its immediate environs hosted pretty much the entire fleet of Haddad’s production trailers and healthy lengths of cables. This area is seemingly a popular location to film TV scenes this summer. The CBS sister crime […]

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Changing Bulbs at Beauty & Essex

Posted August 17, 2011 at 6:28 am

How many dudes does it take to change dead bulbs at this Lower East Side hot-spot?

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Beauty & Essex to Open December 11

Posted November 29, 2010 at 3:01 pm

We’ve been watching the progress at the old M. Katz & Sons Furniture depot for awhile.  Each week brought newer developments at 146 Essex Street, such as the gradual removal of the classic signage, the installation of an all-glass facade, or job listings.  Now five months along, Beauty & Essex has reached full term.  Over […]

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New Chris Santos Restaurant is All Beauty and Essex

Last modified December 9, 2010 at 12:38 am

It’s been awhile since our last report on the new Chris Santos venture at 146 Essex Street, former home of M. Katz & Sons.  In that time, work has actually been advancing hastily under the radar.  The PR front is quiet, too.  Thanks to Craigslist, however, we have some backdoor information regarding the new restaurant, […]

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White Furniture to Leave 149 Essex

Last modified June 27, 2012 at 1:27 am

Just across the street from M. Katz & Sons (soon to be a Chris Santos eatery), another furniture store seems poised to move away from Essex Street.  The recent advent of a leasing sign in the window of 149 Essex doesn’t bode well for the fate of this White Furniture outpost.

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Chris Santos Chooses 146 Essex for New Restaurant

Last modified November 1, 2010 at 12:14 am

Boogie commenter Pete helps us piece together the location of Chris Santos’ latest nightlife venture.  It appears as though the Stanton Social owner chose the old M. Katz & Sons real estate at 146 Essex Street, which is currently undergoing the necessary renovations.

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M. Katz & Sons’ Former Essex Street Home to Become Restaurant?

Posted June 21, 2010 at 6:34 am

Within the last couple weeks a fresh sidewalk shed was erected at the entrance of 146 Essex Street.  This was the home of M. Katz & Sons Furniture for over five decades.  No longer.  Word on the street is that a new restaurant will be opening here.

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