250 Broome Street

Vegan Chinese Spot ‘Fat Choy’ Comes to Broome Street

Posted October 5, 2020 at 5:03 am

The intersection of Orchard and Broome Streets is becoming more vegan-friendly by the day. Joining Moo Shoes and Orchard Grocer, and sitting beside Erin McKenna’s Babycakes is a new vegan Chinese-American restaurant. Fat Choy opened last week at 250 Broome, the space that formerly hosted Kottu House the four years prior. The snack shop described […]

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Kottu House Folds After 4 Years on Broome Street

Posted July 12, 2019 at 5:04 am

Kottu House recently departed Broome Street. Gone after more than four years in business. The minuscule Sri Lankan eatery – which stood near the corner of Orchard Street – had been peddled for rent over the last couple months. Even while the eatery was still in business. No more. A restaurant receipt taped to the […]

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Cops Arrest Bronx Man for Attacks Against 3 Lower East Side Women Thursday, Including Rape

Last modified March 28, 2017 at 11:29 pm

Police arrested the suspect wanted for three specific attacks on the Lower East Side late last week, including the rape of a 40-year-old mother in the Baruch Houses. According to ABC News, a 20-year-old Bronx man named Robert Bowie was just collared for the crimes, and faces several charges including burglary, sex abuse and rape. According […]

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Kottu House will Start Serving Sri Lankan Food on Broome Street Tomorrow

Last modified March 16, 2018 at 11:19 pm

Teaser paper has been in the windows of 250 Broome Street for months, advertising the forthcoming arrival of Kottu House. Now, with new retractable awning in place, the proper unveiling is finally afoot. Tomorrow is opening day, and they promise to put the neighborhood in a “food coma.” As reported in October, Kottu House is […]

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Kottu House Will Soon Serve Sri Lankan Fare at 250 Broome Street

Posted October 28, 2014 at 6:00 am

Home Espresso Bar failed out of 250 Broome Street back in July; evicted by the landlord. Well, a replacement just signed the lease last Thursday morning. Another miniscule eatery is on the way. No sooner was the ink dry than this branded fork appeared in the window (“Keep calm and eat kottu”), announcing the forthcoming arrival […]

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Home Espresso Bar Evicted from 250 Broome Street

Posted June 17, 2014 at 6:00 am

It’s curtains for the cozy nook of a cafe at 250 Broome Street. Seemingly out of the blue, the two-year-old Home Espresso Bar was served an eviction notice by its landlord yesterday evening. Firm reason behind the closure is not yet apparent, but these matters are usually rent-related (i.e. lack of payment). This is a loss […]

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Catinca Tabacaru Gallery Moves Into 250 Broome Street

Last modified May 2, 2014 at 2:28 pm

Old Hollywood was barely out of its Broome Street digs before a taker came along. A tiny red neon above the entryway reads simply, “Art.” What lies within is obvious – a gallery, of course. Next month, 250 Broome will spawn the Catinca Tabacaru Gallery, dedicated to “international contemporary artists whose practice and vision seek […]

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Old Hollywood on Broome Street Packs Up for Brooklyn

Posted March 31, 2014 at 6:00 am

After a two-and-a-half-year run, it’s curtains for Old Hollywood on Broome Street. The Brooklyn-based vintage boutique shuttered its Lower East Side location last week, consolidating assets with the OG outlet. Over the weekend, the store at 250 Broome was itself being cleared and cleaned. This particular closure was expected, though. Tombstone signage courtesy of Misrahi […]

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Looks Like Old Hollywood is Closing Up Shop on Broome Street

Posted January 21, 2014 at 11:00 am

When the upscale Miss Lonelyhearts shuttered a couple years ago, its boutique successor brought more of the same. Greenpoint transplant Old Hollywood debuted its second outpost of vintage-wear at 250 Broome Street in the fall of 2011, this after a brief stall-stint at the Limelight Shops. But it seems the days of peddling throwback threads […]

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Lady Of Grand’s Pick Of The Week: Home’s Breakfast Special

Posted October 25, 2013 at 3:26 pm

At 250 Broome Street, Home Espresso Bar is a cozy respite from the other neighboring coffee shops, and the food options are no second thought here.

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