65 Rivington Street

‘Sonnyboy’ Soft Opens on Rivington Street

Posted February 4, 2019 at 5:07 am

Sonnyboy is serving. The new Australian-style cafe quietly opened last week at 65 Rivington Street in the former home of Hemlock. Exterior of the establishment is now turquoise with bold lettering stenciled on the marquee. For the time being, the culinary newcomer is operating soft launch hours with breakfast and lunch options like eggs, burgers, […]

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‘Sonnyboy’ Australian Cafe Headed to Rivington Street

Posted November 2, 2018 at 5:04 am

Here we go again – just a few months after Hemlock’s departure from Rivington Street, another waits in the wings. A new Australian cafe called Sonnyboy will open at 65 Rivington, beside the long-dormant Red Mango. The establishment – brought to you by the principal behind Banter on Sullivan Street – will feature a menu […]

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On Allen Street, the Red Mango that Wasn’t

Posted October 8, 2018 at 5:00 am

The Red Mango at the southwest corner of Allen and Rivington Streets remains a reminder of failed fro-yo. This corner treats shop has been dormant since its closure in September 2015. More remarkable is that the kitchen equipment and random appliances are still intact, despite the recent removal of branded signage and the surviving window […]

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One Year Later, ‘Hemlock’ Fades from Rivington Street

Posted July 24, 2018 at 5:06 am

Hemlock has but days to live. For the second time in as many years, there is restaurant turnover at 65 Rivington Street. Hemlock, the New American concept by Casa Mono vet Diego Moya, just announced its departure from the block. This Saturday night (July 28) will be its last. “I’ve enjoyed working with my wonderful […]

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‘Hemlock’ Opens Tomorrow at the Former Near & Far on Rivington Street

Posted April 18, 2017 at 5:12 am

Miller’s Near & Far spent three years at 65 Rivington Street before fading into obscurity in August 2016. Now it’s replacement, Hemlock, is ready to give it a go. The restaurant opens tomorrow after seven months under the knife. Diego Moya – former sous chef at Mario Batali’s Casa Mono in Union Square – is behind the new fourteen-table concept. […]

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Miller’s Near & Far Closes for Good on Rivington Street; ‘Hemlock Restaurant’ on the Way

Posted August 30, 2016 at 5:00 am

It’s curtains for Miller’s Near & Far, thus concluding three years and change at 65 Rivington Street. The burger bar shuttered at the end of July, without much fanfare. Apparently that reboot one year ago wasn’t quite enough to sustain the bottom line. So, after sitting vacant for a month, the store is already accounted for. […]

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Rejuvenated Miller’s Near & Far Reopens Saturday After 2 Months of Renovations

Last modified April 9, 2015 at 11:06 am

Making ends meet at the corner of Rivington and Allen is certainly a struggle. Just look to Miller’s Near & Far, which closed at the beginning of January for a retooling. The New American-style establishment first opened in May of 2013, and required an update. Eponymous owner Chris Miller spent the last few months tweaking the […]

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Miller’s Near & Far Begins Construction at 65 Rivington

Posted October 4, 2012 at 6:26 am

Construction commenced in a big way at 65 Rivington Street earlier this week after seasons of silence.

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Near & Far Taking Over Kuta Satay House on Rivington

Posted April 13, 2012 at 6:46 am

Despite half-assed promises to the contrary, one neighborhood restaurant did not upgrade nor did it ever reopen with “an exciting new menu.” 65 Orchard is poised to welcome some TriBeCa blood. More after the jump!

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KUTA Satay House on Rivington Closed for “Upgrades”

Posted August 2, 2011 at 6:28 am

KUTA Satay House first opened at 65 Rivington Street in December 2007, and later became a brief respite for fans of its long-gone sister, LES Sandwicherie.  After nearly four years of serving customers a distinct brand of Pan Asian cuisine, it appears management wants to tweak a few things.  The forty-seat nightspot is closed for […]

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