95 Stanton Street

Arlene’s Grocery Closes for a Week Amid Covid Surge

Posted December 20, 2021 at 5:04 am

Local music venue Arlene’s Grocery announced its temporary closure over the weekend, citing the recent “extreme Covid surge” in the city. Performance spaces around the city are following suit, while others, like the Bowery Ballroom and Mercury Lounge, are keeping shoes alive albeit with mask mandates. Reported cases of the novel coronavirus are spiking around […]

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Arlene’s Grocery Celebrates Two Decades on the LES with Week of Entertainment

Posted November 10, 2015 at 10:23 am

Twenty years of business is nothing to sneeze at in this ever-changing neighborhood. Especially when you’re a music venue. If CBGB’s closure taught us anything, it’s that no club is indispensable. And with places like The Living Room relocating to Brooklyn, and Cake Shop’s perpetual attempts to stay afloat through crowdfunding, there’s a wary outlook for […]

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How Arlene’s Grocery is Changing its Tune to Embrace Street Art

Posted July 30, 2015 at 9:27 am

Arlene’s Grocery celebrates two decades on Stanton Street this year. Considered one of the first modern live music clubs in the neighborhood, the establishment came to prominence in 1995 when the former bodega and butcher shop at 95 Stanton were combined to create the venue. It’s an establishment known more for its stage and musical […]

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#SaveNYC Movement Gains Considerable Momentum; Local ‘Rally’ Concert Planned in May

Posted March 18, 2015 at 5:14 am

Could this be the proverbial tipping point in the struggle to save the city from itself? When the Cafe Edison closed at the end of last year, cries of woe reverberated around the city. Many mourned, and some acted. Like the anonymous Jeremiah of Vanishing New York fame. He created a new website (nay, movement) […]

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Arlene’s Grocery Continues its Makeover with Glassy Exterior

Posted August 14, 2013 at 6:00 am

Two months after an awning replacement, the full-frontal makeover of Arlene’s Grocery at 95 Stanton just entered its next phase. A glassy facade. Wait, what? Yes. Last week, contractors tore away the old blood-red entrance and began preparations for a more open exterior. The cavernous Arlene’s now has windows and some natural light. The new […]

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Arlene’s Grocery Replaces Storefront Awning

Last modified June 18, 2013 at 8:48 am

Three weeks ago, music mainstay Arlene’s Grocery decided to scrap its longtime awning for a “fresh new look.”

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A Brief View of the Hudson’s ‘Song About Rocks’ [VIDEO]

Posted April 12, 2013 at 12:29 pm

We fell hard for the lush folk rock sounds of A Brief View of the Hudson earlier this year when they dropped their long-awaited album, Querencia

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Jim Carrey Sang Covers at Arlene’s Grocery Friday Night [Video]

Posted September 12, 2011 at 6:18 am

Jim Carrey decided to perform a few songs at seminal neighborhood rock venue Arlene’s Grocery.

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