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Clinton Street Baking Company Expands with Bangkok Pancake House

Posted February 13, 2017 at 10:35 am

You can’t get much further from Clinton Street. Clinton Street Baking Company just expanded again with another international pancake house. The latest location is a two-level, seventy-seat restaurant in Bangkok, and arrives exactly a year after enlarging its local footprint here at home. The new outpost opened last month in the Siam Paragon mega-mall with […]

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‘Ripe’ Healthy Meals Startup Takes New Clinton Street Space

Posted February 8, 2017 at 5:18 am

The mid-section of Clinton Street – between Delancey and Rivington – certainly is ripe for the picking. Mom-and-pops are nearly all vanished, and swiftly replaced with trendier establishments. Brooklyn-based “healthy meals” startup Ripe is next, having just announced its forthcoming arrival with a new poster in the windows of the recently-renovated 86 Clinton Street. Founded by four […]

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Speedy Romeo Pizzeria Opens its Larger Dining Room on Clinton Street Next Month

Posted February 7, 2017 at 5:11 am

Speedy, it was. One year into operations, Speedy Romeo Pizzeria on Clinton Street is now a few weeks from expansion. Ownership spent the last six months renovating the adjacent space for the purposes of relocating the kitchen and enlarging the dining room. “We’ve been not-so-secetly working on a brand new dining room next door,” an announcement on […]

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‘Thelma on Clinton’ Fades, but Ownership Already Planning a Followup

Posted February 3, 2017 at 5:17 am

Thelma on Clinton, the American style restaurant at 29 Clinton Street, served its final meal last weekend. Michelin rated Chef-owner Melissa O’Donnell pulled the plug on the three-year-old establishment. You’ll recall that Thelma – named for O’Donnell’s Lebanese paternal grandmother – was replacement for the Salt Bar, which operated at this address for a decade […]

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The ‘Triple Shot World Atlas Cafe’ on Clinton Street Hasn’t Been Open Lately

Posted January 9, 2017 at 5:09 am

As one coffee shop opens along the Clinton Street corridor – Me & Terri bowed over the weekend – another longtimer appears on shaky ground. The java joint formally known as the Triple Shot World Atlas Cafe hasn’t been open for the last few weeks, several readers point out. The only official announcement onsite is […]

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You Can Drink with ‘Me & Terri,’ the Newest Clinton Street Coffee Shop

Posted January 5, 2017 at 5:03 am

Where water was once stocked, coffee will soon flow. For years, the north store of 57 Clinton Street was stockhouse. An office and outpost for Hint Water, a “healthy” beverage brand founded in 2005 by AOL executive Kara Goldin. Now, its modus operandi is coffee with something called Me & Terri. Signage for the newcomer […]

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‘Simply Hooked’ Fish & Chips Joint on Clinton Street is Announced

Last modified December 28, 2016 at 12:33 pm

That new fish & chips joint on Clinton Street now has its identity. Dubbed Simply Hooked, it will offer “sustainable seafood.” The city issued building permits for the space last month, but the teaser signage didn’t arrive in the windows of 47 Clinton Street until earlier this week. What we do know is that five-table snack shop is […]

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Long-Running ‘Clinton Supermarket’ Put on the Market for $24K

Posted December 20, 2016 at 5:00 am

One commercial anchor of upper Clinton Street is reaching a dead end. The Chinese-leaning Clinton Supermarket – on the block for more than a decade – just hit the market last week. Meaning, another lifeblood for locals is set to disappear. Indeed, a real estate listing popped up on Craigslist a few days ago for the […]

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Starrett Supertall to Rise 724 Feet on Clinton Street Waterfront

Posted December 13, 2016 at 5:00 am

No, the “glass wall” is not a dream, so put away those slippers… Yep. Another day, another story about big money invading the Lower East Side waterfront. This week comes additional news about the fourth supertall tower poised to join the fray, brought to you by the Starrett Corp. As previously reported, the developer held […]

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Tapeo29 Ended its 12-Year Run on Clinton Street Last Week

Posted December 6, 2016 at 5:00 am

Spanish tapas standby on Clinton Street, Tapeo29, ended its run on the block last week, capping twelve years in the area. Owner Ofir Yaloz didn’t specify a reason for the closure, noting only that the decision was “personal.” There might be plans for a new restaurant in the future, but no details beyond that nugget […]

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