Sugar Sweet Sunshine

Someone Sliced Away the Pride Flag from Sugar Sweet Sunshine

Posted October 21, 2020 at 5:05 am

It’s not all rainbows for Sugar Sweet Sunshine. Already contending with a spate of garbage dumping on its doorstep, the sweets shop just lost its Pride flag in an apparent hate-driven action. It appears someone snipped the rainbow gay pride flag from the storefront of 126 Rivington Street. We’re told that it had hung here […]

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Restaurants Contend with Trash Mess as Bags Ripped Open

Posted October 5, 2020 at 5:07 am

With outdoor dining and a sanitation slowdown, overflowing trash around the neighborhood has become a bonanza for area homeless. Readers report that homeless are tearing open trash bags placed curbside for pickup, leaving behind a smorgasbord of refuse. And a liability for restaurants. Sugar Sweet Sunshine hit the news last week after surveillance cameras caught […]

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Sugar Sweet Sunshine, Roni-Sue’s, and Exit 9 Gift Shop Headed to Essex Street Market

Posted June 6, 2018 at 5:00 am

What’s a week on the Lower East Side without some update on vendors for the new Essex Street Market? Today brings news of three local vendors to take up stalls inside the 24-story tower at 115 Delancey Street. That’s in addition to the roster of twenty-four currently making the journey next fall. Dessert stalwart Sugar […]

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Bandits Lift Piggy Bank Tip Jar from Sugar Sweet Sunshine

Posted December 18, 2017 at 5:18 am

Bah Humbug. Two thieves stole a countertop tip jar from the beloved Sugar Sweet Sunshine Thursday night. The Rivington Street bakery announced the petty, small-time hit job on Facebook with a public shaming. The jar in question was a forty-five-year-old piggy, and staff had apparently just emptied. So there wasn’t much left for taking. “It […]

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Trailer Released for Keanu Reeves Indie Flick ‘generation Um’ [VIDEO]

Posted April 8, 2013 at 11:15 am

Keanu Reeves was last spotted on the Lower East Side munching cupcakes outside Sugar Sweet Sunshine for indie flick generation Um. For a while there in 2010, the indie flick had a grip on the neighborhood, filming scenes regulary. Then, an extended silence. Now, after two and a half years in production purgatory, a film […]

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When Schapiro’s Wine Company Ruled Rivington Street [PHOTOS]

Last modified March 22, 2013 at 1:31 pm

With Passover looming, seems only appropriate to write about the once almighty Schapiro’s Wine empire.

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Coming Soon: Sweet Buttons Bakery at 84 Rivington

Last modified January 7, 2013 at 10:26 pm

Look out Sugar Sweet Sunshine, some sugary competition is on the way.

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Sugar Sweet Sunshine Site of “Person of Interest” Film Shoot

Posted July 20, 2012 at 10:41 am

Listen, Michael Emerson is no longer Benjamin Linus from Lost, but Harold Finch on Person of Interest.

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Lower East Side Cupcake Crawl to Benefit Homeless

Posted May 18, 2011 at 11:00 am

The next Cupcake Crawl is on Sunday, and doubles as a fundraiser for the Food Bank of New York City, a non-profit that helps feed the hungry.

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Keanu Reeves and Generation Um Filming on Ludlow Today

Last modified June 27, 2012 at 1:35 am

Guess which cupcake-munching movie star is returning to the neighborhood today. That’s right, Mr. Keanu Reeves and his generation Um crew is back for another fun-filled day of filming. This time the shoot is centered on Ludlow Street, between Rivington and Delancey.

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