157 Allen Street

Roman’s Italian Deli on Allen Street Quietly Closes

Posted February 5, 2015 at 5:06 am

Hopes had been high for Roman’s Italian Deli on Allen Street. Upon its debut last summer, several readers wrote to us about their excitement for a functional food spot. Apparently its arrival was too good to be true, though. The tiny sandwich spot closed a few weeks ago, and a leasing banner now hangs from […]

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Roman’s Italian Delicatessen Arrives on Allen Street

Posted July 17, 2014 at 6:00 am

Here’s a newcomer we didn’t quite expect on Allen Street. An honest-to-god Italian Delicatessen called “Roman’s.” With little square-footage to its name, the store is pretty self-explanatory. You go in for a sandwich. Meats are housed in a glass case by the counter, baked bread sits in the window (with Colosseum emblazoned); shelves are stocked […]

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Copper & Oak Opens Tonight at 157 Allen Street

Posted July 16, 2014 at 6:03 am

There is a new whiskey joint in town. After a year of renovations and liquor license protocol, Copper & Oak finally debuts later tonight at 157 Allen Street. Proprietor Falvien Desoblin, a veteran of the Brandy Library, had previously described the establishment as an “upscale bar offering knowledgeable service on brown spirits.” To that end, recent marketing material […]

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This is Copper & Oak Whiskey Bar at 157 Allen Street

Posted April 30, 2014 at 6:04 am

To be honest, we had all but forgotten about 157 Allen Street until its security gate was lifted this week. Last summer, Falvien Desoblin of the eight-year-old Brandy Library successfully pitched and acquired approval from Community Board 3 for a new whiskey tasting establishment at this address. Copper & Oak. In his own words, the […]

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Brandy Library Vet to Bring ‘Copper & Oak’ to 157 Allen Street

Posted August 5, 2013 at 6:16 am

Until earlier this year, the southernmost store of 157 Allen Street was a neighborhood barbershop called the Nena Beauty Salon.

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Sir Robert Cafe Opens at 157 Allen Street

Last modified May 29, 2013 at 10:01 am

One long-dormant store at 157 Allen Street just awoke from its slumber.

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