Eviction Notice

Home Espresso Bar Evicted from 250 Broome Street

Posted June 17, 2014 at 6:00 am

It’s curtains for the cozy nook of a cafe at 250 Broome Street. Seemingly out of the blue, the two-year-old Home Espresso Bar was served an eviction notice by its landlord yesterday evening. Firm reason behind the closure is not yet apparent, but these matters are usually rent-related (i.e. lack of payment). This is a loss […]

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Embattled Shalom Chai is Evicted from Grand Street Just Before Shabbos

Last modified May 26, 2014 at 6:45 pm

Looks like the saga of Shalom Chai Pizza on Grand Street is drawing to a close. The last full service Kosher (dairy) restaurant on the Lower East Side just closed its doors. Forcibly so. Shalom Chai – frequented predominantly by the local religious Jewish population – has been evicted from 359 Grand Street. The Seward […]

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Spur Tree on Orchard Street Seized by Marshal; New Location Planned

Posted March 7, 2014 at 6:03 am

Looks like the Spur Tree on Orchard Street has been stumped. We ambled past 76 Orchard yesterday and found it shuttered and seized. That’s right; a Marshal’s notice on the door indicates that the Jamaican-style hang was officially evicted on March 3. However, the bar had a going away party the night before, and concurrently announced that […]

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Richard Art Hambleton Evicted from Orchard Street

Posted February 25, 2013 at 10:49 am

The jet-black double-doors of 57 Orchard Street have but one stencil as evidence of occupancy.

SoHo Billiards Evicted, Awnings Deposed

Posted November 14, 2012 at 6:18 am

Eight ball, corner pocket – game over for SoHo Billiards at 298 Mulberry Street. News of its eviction a couple weeks ago certainly suffocated wind from the proverbial sails of the old school neighborhood.

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Botanica San Lazaro Evicted from 127 Rivington

Posted September 1, 2011 at 6:09 am

With the encroachment of trendy business on all fronts, there was always a legit concern for Botanica San Lazaro at 127 Rivington Street.

Munchies Served Marshal’s Eviction Notice

Posted November 24, 2010 at 6:07 am

The fate of Munchies at 179 Essex Street is now sealed.  Officially.  Yesterday afternoon, the shutters were raised for the first time in over a month to reveal a Marshal’s eviction notice taped to the door. The paperwork was dated November 23, 2010. Meanwhile, behind the grimy window panes, the onetime late-night fast foodery has […]

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Lawyers Assure Us that Neighburrito Not Involved with Pot Farm at 127 Rivington

Last modified October 21, 2010 at 7:12 pm

Earlier today, we ran a story regarding a monstrous pot farm discovered in the basement beneath Neighburrito at 127 Rivington Street.  In a statement to us, lawyers for the eatery have set the record straight.

Pot Bust and Evictions at 127 Rivington Street

Last modified October 21, 2010 at 7:12 pm

127 Rivington Street is a pretty nondescript residential tenement building, which also houses Mexican eatery Neighburrito on the ground level.  On Monday night, one fire call from a resident reportedly snowballed into hours worth of drama.  Strap in for this one, it’s a doozy!

There is Still Hope for 206 Bowery

Posted September 7, 2010 at 6:32 am

In the weeks since fresh Marshal eviction papers were served at 208 Bowery, Yasakart has been operating its business in the ground level of the embattled Federal-style house at 206.  The move was made official with an awning swap in mid-August.