CB3 Votes to Deny Mini Rex ‘Dry Karaoke’ Bar a Liquor License on Ludlow Street [Updated]

Last modified April 10, 2017 at 12:41 pm

Mini Rex is now livin’ on a prayer. The proposed concept for 87 Ludlow Street was dealt a blow last night, when the SLA subcommittee of Community Board 3 telegraphed their denial, forcing the applicant to withdraw. The “dry karaoke” concept (three rooms across two floors) has been gunning to take the reins from Leftfield for […]

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The Karaoke Boho Vestibule

Posted December 22, 2010 at 6:18 am

It appears Karaoke Boho doesn’t mess around when it comes to cold weather.

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Karaoke Boho Officially Opens Friday Night

Last modified December 5, 2010 at 2:58 pm

Even though Karaoke Boho has been lingering for nine months, its opening apparently wasn’t official.  Probably due to the lack of sufficient liquor enticement.  Well, all that’s now in the past.  We just received word that the grand opening is tonight this Friday night (November 5th from 7-9pm). *Edit: We jumped the gun and in […]

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Karaoke Boho Unveils Cafe Boho

Posted May 26, 2010 at 6:34 am

Not having a liquor license will force any nightlife establishment to diversify.  And quickly. Months before opening at 196 Orchard Street, Karaoke Boho was denied a license for residing in a “resolution area,” and has yet to acquire one.  That pretty much explains the lack of crowds.  In the meantime, however, the bar is trading some […]

Karaoke Boho Now Open

Posted February 15, 2010 at 6:11 am

Karaoke Boho opened at 196 Orchard Street over the weekend, mere days after the West Village location shuttered.  It’s being touted as “New York City’s hottest and luxurious Karaoke bar.”  The grand opening is not perfect, however, as this newest Sing Sing joint has yet to acquire its liquor license.  Indeed, hanging from the flat-screen […]

Inside Karaoke Boho at 196 Orchard Street

Posted January 7, 2010 at 6:35 am

As the TUTS signage continues to deteriote above 196 Orchard, work continues unabated on the future home of Karaoke Boho.  Last night, we caught a sneak peek of progress behind the papered windows.

Progress Report: Karaoke Boho at 196 Orchard

Posted December 3, 2009 at 6:28 am

In the last few weeks, the Sing Sing folks have been publicly readying their new Karaoke Boho outpost at 196 Orchard Street. The 19-room Karaoke joint was denied a liquor license back in September, as Community Board 3 didn’t want a “monstrosity” in a resolution area.  Nevertheless, work continues within the Tuts-branded storefront.