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‘Il Mattone’ is Opening a Lower East Side Pizzeria

Posted April 30, 2019 at 5:00 am

From falafel to pizza to burgers, and back to pizza again. Such is the trajectory of retail life at 147 East Houston. You may have noticed the complete transformation of the commercial storefront at Eldridge and East Houston. This particular space has been on and off the market several times in recent years. Even while […]

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Lucky’s Famous Burgers Removes Mario

Posted February 1, 2011 at 6:28 am

Lucky’s Famous Burgers reading the 147 East Houston space.

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Mario’s Pizza Still Celebrating Grand Opening at 147 East Houston

Posted October 20, 2010 at 6:18 am

What, pray tell, is the statute of limitations on a “grand opening” type promotion? While $3 for two slices is a pretty good deal in itself, Mario’s Pizza at 147 East Houston has been open for almost a full year.  Perhaps it’s time to ditch the theatrics.

SOFTlab Installation Opens Today at Bridge Gallery

Last modified June 27, 2012 at 2:18 am

For the last couple weeks, we’ve been watching a group of young folk prepare the latest installation inside the Bridge Gallery at 98 Orchard Street.  From early morning until late at night, the volunteers and artists toiled to assemble the extensive network of colorful panels into a trippy tube of psychedelia. At any given moment, […]

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Super Mario Signage for Mario’s Pizza

Posted November 17, 2009 at 6:36 am

Although not yet serving the neighborhood, Mario’s Pizza at 147 East Houston (formerly Chickpea) just gained some flashy, trademark-infringing signage.  The folks at Nintendo probably wouldn’t be too happy if they saw this – clearly a Super Mario Steal.  Nevertheless, the pizzeria-cum-burger-joint-cum-wings-spot will open sometime within the next week.  This latest intel from an employee […]