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LAVO Downtown Rumored for Failed Finale Space at 199 Bowery

Posted April 30, 2015 at 5:00 am

With EMM Group gone, a changing of the guard is underway at 199 Bowery. Yet Lower Eastpacking is still the modus operandi for this locale. Nightlife heavy-hitter Tao Group is taking over operations at 199 Bowery, as first reported earlier this month. Chris Santos – proprietor of sister haunts Stanton Social and Beauty & Essex […]

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Chris Santos Confirmed for New Tao Project at 199 Bowery

Posted April 2, 2015 at 5:10 am

More news that further confirms the imminent arrival of the Tao Group at 199 Bowery, a story we broke Monday morning. Eater followed up the report, noting that Chris Santos, executive chef and partner of Stanton Social and Beauty & Essex, is to helm the new “restaurant” concept. Both of these Lower East Side nightlife […]

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EMM Aborts Finale on the Bowery, Tao is Taking Over

Posted March 30, 2015 at 5:00 am

EMM Group washed its hands of the Bowery last week. But something bigger is on the way. Lower Eastpacking all the way. After three years of public deception, lawsuits, static from the State Liquor Authority, and non-stop quality of life issues for residents and neighbors alike, Finale and its EMM Group overlords are out. Rumors […]

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