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CB3 Signals Approval of Parkside Lounge Rooftop Expansion

Posted February 25, 2021 at 5:02 am

Parkside Lounge now has official community backing for its rooftop expansion. Operating at the corner of East Houston and Attorney Streets since 1997, the bar is struggling to make ends meet during the pandemic. To alleviate, it’s headed upstairs with a plan to add seating on the rooftop of the one-story building. Co-owner Christopher Lee […]

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Parkside Lounge Proposes Roof Deck to Survive Pandemic

Posted January 5, 2021 at 5:00 am

Parkside is headed upstairs. Indeed, the Parkside Lounge hopes to build a roof deck atop its one-story building that would hold sixteen additional tables. Co-owner Christopher Lee explains that shifting the crowd upstairs would both help business stay afloat and maintain control over patrons. “It’s been a very interesting year trying to deal with the […]

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Celebrating the Mountain Goats Through Drag and Burlesque at Parkside Lounge

Posted May 29, 2018 at 5:11 am

Not only is there a new Mountain Goats podcast and tribute album called I Only Listen To The Mountain Goats, on June 1 at NYC’s Parkside Lounge (317 East Houston) there will be a burlesque/drag/go-go dancing tribute to the band called “I Only Strip to the Mountain Goats.” It’s being hosted by Anja Keister, and they got the blessing of Mountain Goats […]

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Feltman’s Hot Dogs Crowdfunds for Return to Coney Island, Local Domination

Posted March 2, 2016 at 5:12 am

Feltman’s Hot Dogs is gearing up for summertime in a big way. All the chips are now on the table. The historic weiner brand – revived last spring by Coney Island historian and blogger Michael Quinn (plus brother Joseph) – wants to be served in your favorite restaurant and, eventually, boast one of its own. […]

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Norah Jones Performed an Intimate Gig at Parkside Lounge Last Night

Posted November 27, 2013 at 9:58 am

Apparently Norah Jones performed an intimate gig with her new band last night at the Parkside Lounge. We are told she was working out material with a new band. The performance was likely related to her new duet album with Billie Joe Armstrong of Green Day, Foreverly, which dropped yesterday.

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Parkside Lounge Crowdfunding for New Stage and Sound System

Posted June 4, 2012 at 6:43 am

We’ve definitely reached the saturation point with regard to neighborhood crowdfunding projects. A zillion collection pots are simultaneously going around these days.

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Parkside Lounge Says No to Lady Gaga on Jukebox

Last modified October 12, 2010 at 5:23 pm

She’s been spotted eating at Remedy Diner, will soon release a fragrance with a “local” twist, and once lived at 176 Stanton Street. We are talking, of course, about Lady Gaga.  Even though the Lower East Side is the birthplace of Stefani Germanotta’s alter-ego, not everyone in the neighborhood has such pride invested in her. […]

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