Downtown Comes Uptown: Visiting the ‘Club 57’ Exhibit at MoMA

Last modified November 6, 2017 at 4:54 pm

The East Village of the late ’70s and early ’80s never ceases to fascinate. Maybe it’s because that was the era when downtown New York really felt like a separate city, filled with struggling artists and performers who were more interested in making their art than in getting famous. It was a time when people […]

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Owners of The Delancey Behind Triplex Bar at 95 Delancey

Last modified November 2, 2011 at 8:04 am

The owners of the popular watering hole at the base of the Williamsburg Bridge, The Delancey, have been outed as the mystery tenants at 95 Delancey.

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Coming Soon: Mystique at 141 Chrystie Street

Posted April 27, 2011 at 6:39 am

141 Chrystie Street could become the next bridge-and-tunnel haven. More after the jump!

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1492 on Clinton for Sale?

Last modified June 27, 2012 at 1:27 am

More than five years at one particular location is an eternity for any New York City business, but even more so for nightlife.

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Backstage Bar Rechristened Tammany Hall at 152 Orchard

Posted November 18, 2010 at 12:31 pm

Tammany Hall is making a return to the area, only this time as a swanky nightspot.  Zagat reported yesterday that Backstage Bar was only a temporary incarnation of the 152 Orchard Street venue to capitalize on the CMJ Festival last month.  Which makes sense, considering the entire place was completely out of sorts during the […]

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Element Nightclub at 225 East Houston to Close

Last modified June 27, 2012 at 1:27 am

Eater is reporting that Element, the upscale nightclub inside the old Provident Loan Society building on East Houston, is shutting down for good. Apparently the owners sold the building from underneath the business.  Of course, the club needs to go out with a bang. [Photo Credit: masck] According to the Facebook page, the proper sendoff […]

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Suffolk Street Screamer

Last modified December 9, 2010 at 12:37 am

We recently received a dispatch from Suffolk street reporting on a certain “late night shrieking” of a twenty-something drunk girl. And apparently it’s turning into a trend – already twice in a week. Three times a charm?

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New Chris Santos Restaurant is All Beauty and Essex

Last modified December 9, 2010 at 12:38 am

It’s been awhile since our last report on the new Chris Santos venture at 146 Essex Street, former home of M. Katz & Sons.  In that time, work has actually been advancing hastily under the radar.  The PR front is quiet, too.  Thanks to Craigslist, however, we have some backdoor information regarding the new restaurant, […]

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Adrian Grenier Scopes Out Mystery Restaurant at 146 Orchard

Last modified December 28, 2010 at 10:00 pm

And the plot thickens over at 146 Orchard Street, where a mystery restaurant has been brewing for over five months running. Yesterday afternoon, a reader happened upon an interesting entourage scoping out the scene.

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The Draft to Open at 157 Ludlow

Last modified December 9, 2010 at 12:39 am

It didn’t take long for a replacement watering hole to seize control of the former Blue Seats space at 157 Ludlow.  Five months after the high-end sports venture shuttered, a bar called The Draft is taking its place. Which explains the increased activity around the site, including the new paint job.

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