Vie De France Now Open at 96 Orchard

Posted April 5, 2011 at 6:39 am

Vie De France has finally joined the ranks of the living at 96 Orchard Street.

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Nameless Coffee Shop at 182 Allen to Officially Open Friday

Last modified February 24, 2011 at 9:11 pm

If you pass by 182 Allen Street, you might notice the paper in the windows. Don’t worry, all is well here.

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Gaia Brings Taste of Italy to 251 East Houston

Posted February 2, 2011 at 6:18 am

Gaia Italian Cafe is now open. Here’s a look inside!

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Pause Cafe Certified Open at 3 Clinton

Posted January 26, 2011 at 6:08 am

Renovations are now complete, Pause Cafe is ready for the big time.

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Pause Cafe to Replace Piada at 3 Clinton

Posted January 20, 2011 at 6:28 am

Piada on Clinton Street is completely finished with the Lower East Side.

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Gaia, the Italian Cafe at 251 East Houston

Posted January 6, 2011 at 6:09 am

The curtain of paper advertising a new Italian cafe has become a semi-permanent fixture at 251 East Houston.  In the months after its window placement, notable activity had been pretty scarce.  But that all changed in early December with the arrival of a new wooden nameplate.  The cafe was officially christened Gaia, which means “earth.”  […]

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Flowers Cafe Undergoing Week of Renovation

Posted December 30, 2010 at 6:08 am

The flamboyant Flowers Cafe has been closed all week for some respite and renovation.

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Berkli Parc Cafe to Open December 1

Posted November 22, 2010 at 6:38 am

Those teaser signs we spotted early last month were correct.  A taste of the Bay Area is indeed coming to the southwestern corner of Allen and Delancey. Berkli Parc Cafe has been readying the former flooring supplies space for months, and over the weekend, the curtains of brown paper were lifted. Peering through the windows […]

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Coming Soon: Italian Cafe at 251 East Houston

Posted October 13, 2010 at 6:29 am

251 East Houston is a three-story tenement sandwiched between the 24-hour Remedy diner and the former Action for Progress daycare center.  Its cast-iron staircase leads down to a cozy sub-level space, where, for the last few years, the real estate lay dormant and unloved.  But all that is now in the past, as an independent cafe […]

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Coming Soon: Saigon at 114 MacDougal Street

Posted August 18, 2010 at 6:19 am

The dreaded block of MacDougal Street between Bleecker and West Third is about to welcome a new Vietnamese eatery to its ranks. Get ready for Saigon, a new sandwich shop slated to open at the former Esperanto Cafe within four to six weeks.

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