The Late Late

Former Preserve 24 Spot on East Houston Finally Finds a Suitor in ‘Late Late’ Owner

Posted August 31, 2016 at 5:05 am

There hasn’t been much luck for the ice man whose drought continues. Maybe that will change with the latest nightlife suitor – the owner of the Late Late just across the street. It’s not a secret that the former Preserve 24 space at 177 East Houston is a cursed entity, perennially unable to attract a new […]

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The Proposed ‘Honey Fitz’ Bar Just Forced Nino’s Pizza Out of Business

Last modified February 17, 2016 at 10:20 pm

Bombshell dropped. It appears that Nino’s Pizza has been forced out of business on Avenue A thanks to the collective ownership of Webster Hall and The Late Late. Their new concept – The Honey Fitz – has taken over, and last night was the public application process of same. The SLA subcommittee of Community Board […]

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‘The Late Late’ Debuts at the Old National Underground Space on East Houston

Posted June 11, 2014 at 6:08 am

Where Gavin DeGraw’s National Underground once served its famous burgers (and music), the Late Late is now operating. The East Houston nightlife newcomer bid farewell to its purple sidewalk shed this past weekend. It had been a storefront fixture since April, when renovation activity accelerated, and Centre-fuge was tapped to decorate the blight with an illustration of […]

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Shebeen Chic Commissions Centre-fuge to Decorate Its East Houston Plywood

Posted April 7, 2014 at 6:03 am

The forthcoming Shebeen Chic is tapping into the local street art movement to help create a larger splash for its eventual opening at 159 East Houston. Its plywood shed will host murals for the next six to eight weeks, courtesy of a collaboration with the Centre-fuge public art project. First up is artist Ben Angotti. […]

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Shebeen Chic is the Irish Bar Now Taking Over the Former National Underground Space

Last modified April 2, 2014 at 9:39 am

Shebeen Chic is no April Fools joke… The artist formerly known as the National Underground is officially in transition. Purple plywood encasement was constructed over the weekend for the bar transformation. It was decorated last night with the saying, “This is not an April Fools joke.” You’ll recall that the National Underground – the live […]

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