Nice Guy Eddie’s

Kiss Mural Gone, Long Live the Kiss Mural

Last modified July 2, 2012 at 7:10 am

Chico was spotted at the corner yesterday afternoon, simultaneously overwriting and recreating another piece for the Queens-based band. So far, only Gene Simmons has been drawn.

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Nice Guy Eddie’s Dismantled on Avenue A

Last modified June 30, 2012 at 1:09 am

Nice Guy Eddie’s has been a somber sight ever since Sunday evening, when the reliable corner watering hole shuttered forever.

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Rainbows Over the Lower East Side

Posted July 14, 2011 at 6:27 am

For about five minutes yesterday evening, the heavens opened up, dousing the Lower East Side in a deluge. But Mother Nature threw us a bone!

Nice Guy Eddie’s Menu Job

Posted January 17, 2011 at 6:18 am

Nice Guy Eddie’s recently hit the pavement with a new neighborhood flyer campaign.

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Peri to Open at Former Essex Ale House

Posted January 4, 2011 at 6:18 am

Two weeks ago, black trash bags were taped to the windows of the old Essex Ale House at 179 Essex Street, no doubt signaling the arrival of a new nightlife establishment.  Truth.  And now the January SLA docket reveals some clues of the latest tenant to give a go at this cursed real estate. The […]

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NY1 New Yorker Commercial [Video]

Last modified January 30, 2012 at 11:10 pm

NY1’s latest promo spot really, well, hits the spot. We caught it the other morning while eating breakfast and watching Pat Kiernan.  The overall narrative is predominantly focused on Houston Street and has the typical tongue-in-cheek “you know you’re a New Yorker” theme. For instance, the commercial begins with, “Why do you know it’s not […]

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Transformation of 118 East First Street is Complete

Last modified December 9, 2010 at 12:33 am

The exterior transformation of 118 East First Street from punk to bunk is now complete. Its fate was sealed last week when the entire facade was whitewashed, forever hiding the fingerprint of Body & Soul Tattoo. For awhile there, the kickass branding fit well alongside the Nice Guy Eddie’s Kiss mural.

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Essex Ale House is Closed (Again)

Posted June 28, 2010 at 6:26 am

Essex Ale House has had a rough-and-tumble life at the corner of East Houston and Essex Street. Not long after the demise of 12″ Bar in 2006, 179 Essex was reborn as the Essex Ale House, offering a unique selection of craft and Belgian beers at reasonable prices.  But all that changed little more than […]

Kickass Kiss Kid on East Houston

Posted June 16, 2010 at 6:17 am

A few days ago, this kickass kid posed in front of the iconic Nice Guy Eddie’s Kiss mural.  And it was perfect – ‘fro, devil horns, snarl, and outstretched Gene-tongue. A+

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Weekend Edition: April 18

Last modified June 27, 2012 at 1:12 am

[Photo Credit: chukdo64]

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