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A Peek Inside Rag & Bone at 73 East Houston

Posted July 20, 2010 at 6:11 am

Rag & Bone is slowly inching toward the finish line with its new Lower East Side outpost at the corner of East Houston and Elizabeth.  Within the last few days, the trendy boutique shop briefly peeled away its protective brown paper to reveal the current state of its interior.  As of this morning, however, the […]

Rag & Bone Pays Homage to Cafe Colonial at 73 East Houston

Last modified July 2, 2010 at 9:25 am

A few weeks ago, we brought news that Rag & Bone was poised to open its third downtown location at 73 East Houston.  July 1 was supposed to be the opening date, but that obviously didn’t pan out. In the meantime, however, the upscale boutique shop is paying homage to the former occupant of fifteen […]

Coming Soon: Rag & Bone at 73 East Houston

Last modified February 5, 2013 at 8:08 pm

Cafe Colonial closed its doors for good on May 25 after sixteen years residing at the corner of Elizabeth and East Houston.  Less than one week later, the obscuring brown paper made its grand appearance in the cornershop windows.  A new establishment is currently in the works, and it’s surely not food, but a boutique […]

Cafe Colonial is Closing Today

Posted May 25, 2010 at 9:27 am

Thanks to Pulino’s Bar and Pizzeria, the McNally Effect has claimed its first victim along East Houston.  Today is the last day in business for Cafe Colonial.  A dry-erase board out front confirms it, thanking customers for fifteen years of serving the community.  Stop in today for a final happy hour to bid the cafe […]

Cafe Colonial Sympathy

Posted January 22, 2010 at 6:06 am

Cafe Colonial sympathizes with “those struggling financially.”  A makeshift sign in their Houston-facing window advertises a $6.50 hamburger meal Monday through Friday.