Vote for Pedro

‘Balanced Pilates’ Opens its 2nd Studio at 17 Essex Today

Posted May 18, 2015 at 10:19 am

When word dropped earlier this year that a half-baked bar concept called Vote for Pedro wanted to open in the 400 square-foot sublevel space at 17 Essex Street, neighbors immediately mobilized to block the application. Both the Orchard Street Block Association and SPaCE posed a united front to ensure Community Board 3 delivered a denial. […]

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No Vote: Essex Street Residents Don’t Want Another Bar Along Seward Park

Last modified March 16, 2015 at 10:17 am

Not everyone out there is stoked to vote for Pedro. A group of outspoken residents along the perimeter of Seward Park (part of the SPaCE block association) have begun a grassroots campaign against the new Mexican joint planned for 17 Essex Street. As previously reported, an applicant called Vote for Pedro is gunning to open […]

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‘Vote for Pedro’ is a Mexican Eatery Vying for 17 Essex Street

Posted March 4, 2015 at 5:00 am

Contain your liger’s excitement, for a thin slice of Napoleon Dynamite is headed to Seward Park. Translation = another restaurant is angling to open in this once-storied district of Judaica. Just a few doors north of the forthcoming Salvadoran restaurant Cabalito, a Mexican restaurant is currently in the infant stage of development. Working title of […]

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