9 Stanton Street

Forsythia Now Serving Pasta to Stanton Street After Pandemic Delay

Last modified November 5, 2020 at 1:58 pm

An East Village pasta pop-up, and pandemic refugee, finally settles in its permanent home on the Lower East Side. Forsythia was initially bound for 9 Stanton Street, and first appeared before Community Board 3 more than a year ago. The intention included a Memorial Day 2020 debut, but the novel coronavirus had other plans, forcing […]

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‘Forsythia’ Aims to Make it Where Kitty’s Canteen Couldn’t

Posted September 16, 2019 at 5:04 am

With Kitty’s Canteen closed and in the history books, another nightlifer is looking to open a restaurant at 9 Stanton Street. One that revives Italian cuisine at this address. The newcomer is a 24-seat Italian restaurant called Forsythia. The liquor license application questionnaire lists Jacob David Siwak as the principal for the business. At the […]

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On Stanton Street, the Kitty’s ‘Go-Go’ Sibling has Folded [Updated]

Last modified March 28, 2017 at 2:10 pm

With roll-down gates mostly drawn, Kitty’s Canteen and its adjacent Go-Go kin always strove for that “we are most likely closed” vibe. Now it is so. The smaller space next door is confirmed closed, but may return shortly.  Phone lines to the two establishments were also disconnected, the operators quick to say as much. Update: […]

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Kitty’s Canteen Nabs Adjacent Space for Takeout Counter

Posted September 3, 2015 at 5:00 am

Over at the old Pizza Junkie/Douma Pizza on Stanton Street, a replacement is finally identified. The first clue appeared a couple months ago in the form of an intriguing, pirate-inspired black flag with cartoon cat. Then last week, the metal canopy housing was pried and trashed. Let’s just say that the cat graphic is apt. […]

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Richard Kimmel Quietly Opens Kitty’s Canteen on Stanton, and Snoop Dogg Approves

Posted May 21, 2014 at 5:16 am

Co-owner of The Box, Richard Kimmel, already opened his newest venture. Though, you wouldn’t necessarily know it. In typical Kimmel fashion, the storefront toys with perceptions and appearances. The Box hides behind the veneer of Spanjer Signs; with Kitty’s Canteen at 9 Stanton, the guise is of a restaurant still under construction. Indeed, the security […]

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Kitty’s to Bring ‘Jewish Soul Food’ to 9 Stanton Street

Posted March 26, 2014 at 5:20 am

“Jewish soul food” is seemingly making a comeback in and around the Lower East Side. The torch-bearer of this resurgence might be Russ & Daughters with its hotly anticipated new sit-in cafe at 127 Orchard Street. Followed by the forthcoming Black Seed bagel shop over at 170 Elizabeth. Let’s complete the trifecta. Something called Kitty’s is […]

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New Tailor/Dry Cleaner Opens at Embattled 9 Stanton Street

Posted August 13, 2013 at 11:05 am

9 Stanton Street is no doubt an address familiar with the concept of turnover. Its latest occupant was a dress boutique called Ofori which opened here back in January.

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Richard Kimmel of The Box Takes Mangiami Space at 9 Stanton

Posted July 8, 2013 at 6:10 am

Stanton Street between Chrystie and Bowery is a block familiar with failure. Now, an new entrant.

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Ofori NY Now Selling Dresses at 9 Stanton Street

Posted February 21, 2013 at 9:32 am

Despite being a hard sell for commercial tenants in recent years, the stretch of Stanton Street between Chrystie and the Bowery might be in store for some upscaling.

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JillAnne Pole Dancing Tonight for Cranksgiving Benefit

Last modified November 16, 2011 at 10:26 am

Local boutique card shop vixen JillAnne, who’s certainly carved a unique neighborhood niche these last couple years, is on the pole again tonight. This time for a charity cause.

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