Parkside Lounge

CB3 Signals Approval of Parkside Lounge Rooftop Expansion

Posted February 25, 2021 at 5:02 am

Parkside Lounge now has official community backing for its rooftop expansion. Operating at the corner of East Houston and Attorney Streets since 1997, the bar is struggling to make ends meet during the pandemic. To alleviate, it’s headed upstairs with a plan to add seating on the rooftop of the one-story building. Co-owner Christopher Lee […]

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Parkside Lounge Proposes Roof Deck to Survive Pandemic

Posted January 5, 2021 at 5:00 am

Parkside is headed upstairs. Indeed, the Parkside Lounge hopes to build a roof deck atop its one-story building that would hold sixteen additional tables. Co-owner Christopher Lee explains that shifting the crowd upstairs would both help business stay afloat and maintain control over patrons. “It’s been a very interesting year trying to deal with the […]

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Celebrating the Mountain Goats Through Drag and Burlesque at Parkside Lounge

Posted May 29, 2018 at 5:11 am

Not only is there a new Mountain Goats podcast and tribute album called I Only Listen To The Mountain Goats, on June 1 at NYC’s Parkside Lounge (317 East Houston) there will be a burlesque/drag/go-go dancing tribute to the band called “I Only Strip to the Mountain Goats.” It’s being hosted by Anja Keister, and they got the blessing of Mountain Goats […]

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Wiener Classic: Feltman’s Hot Dogs Return to Coney Island After 63 Years

Posted April 25, 2017 at 5:08 am

The prodigal hot dog is returning to Coney Island. After two years of developing a buzz for the dearly departed dog, which included a pop up stint at the Parkside Lounge, opening the East Village outpost Feltman’s Kitchen, and getting the wiener on the Mikey’s Burger menu, proprietor Michael Quinn is ready to bring Feltman’s of Coney Island […]

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Feltman’s Hot Dogs Crowdfunds for Return to Coney Island, Local Domination

Posted March 2, 2016 at 5:12 am

Feltman’s Hot Dogs is gearing up for summertime in a big way. All the chips are now on the table. The historic weiner brand – revived last spring by Coney Island historian and blogger Michael Quinn (plus brother Joseph) – wants to be served in your favorite restaurant and, eventually, boast one of its own. […]

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Alicia Keys Spotted Filming Levi’s Commercial Outside Parkside Lounge

Posted November 23, 2015 at 10:29 am

For Alicia Keys, the concrete jungle where dreams are made is apparently on the Lower East Side. The multiplatinum, Grammy-winning artist was spotted outside Parkside Lounge on Saturday evening posing for cameras. Being a current spokesperson for Levi’s, Alicia Keys was busy filming a commercial for the brand. Boogie reader FP sent along the above […]

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Parkside Lounge Teams up with Feltman’s of Coney Island for Weekly Hot Dog Pop-Up

Posted November 5, 2015 at 10:33 am

Parkside Lounge on East Houston has a bun in the oven, so to speak. Hot dog reboot Feltman’s of Coney Island just began a weekly Wednesday pop-up at the legendary dive. The franks will be served as a $4 snack (with homemade mustard; no ketchup) during their trivia nights for the forseeable future. Coney Island […]

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Norah Jones Performed an Intimate Gig at Parkside Lounge Last Night

Posted November 27, 2013 at 9:58 am

Apparently Norah Jones performed an intimate gig with her new band last night at the Parkside Lounge. We are told she was working out material with a new band. The performance was likely related to her new duet album with Billie Joe Armstrong of Green Day, Foreverly, which dropped yesterday.

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Parkside Lounge Crowdfunding for New Stage and Sound System

Posted June 4, 2012 at 6:43 am

We’ve definitely reached the saturation point with regard to neighborhood crowdfunding projects. A zillion collection pots are simultaneously going around these days.

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Lower East Side Shots, Circa 1997

Posted March 13, 2012 at 6:44 am

We’re always stoked when readers raid their personal photo collections for shots of the old neighborhood, and share with the class. 1997, right this way!