Rivington Street

CB3 Takes Stand Against 3 Full Liquor Licenses in Hell Square

Posted November 16, 2017 at 5:00 am

Denials were in the air last night, as the Community Board 3 SLA subcommittee dropped the hammer on three particular applicants within earshot of Essex and Rivington Streets. This intersection is considered by many to be one of the most problematic in Hell Square (on weekends) thanks to a cacophony of bar-goers, bottlenecked traffic, and […]

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Andrea Cohen Brings ‘Bongo’ to Schiller’s Liquor Bar Vacancy on Rivington Street

Posted November 3, 2017 at 5:00 am

The corpse of Schiller’s Liquor Bar is still warm, yet a potential replacement is already in the making. One that will likely get the cocktail crowd going. Three months after the fourteen-year-old hangout ended its Lower East Side tenure, Andrea Cohen is angling to impart an outpost of Bongo at 131 Rivington Street. Application materials […]

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Foundation Nearly Complete at Streit’s Matzo-Replacing Condos

Posted November 1, 2017 at 5:00 am

The Streit’s Matzo Factory buildings on Rivington Street are now just another footnote in Lower East Side history. Eliminated from the block between Suffolk and Clinton Streets seven months ago, ushering in another wave of area gentrification. That of a glitzy glassy eyesore. The heaping piles of splintered wood and strewn rubble have since been […]

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On Rivington Street, the Old TeaNY Transforms into Chris Marte HQ

Last modified October 31, 2017 at 1:16 pm

The teeny bit of TeaNY that remains on Rivington Street will eventually get replaced. But until then, it’s a staging area for City Council hopeful Chris Marte. Campaign posters litter the storefront, sitting side by side with leasing signs to attract more permanent tenants. Operational for weeks, we’re told that 90 Rivington is an “annex […]

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Report: Delilah Bar-Goer Accuses NYPD Surgeon of Rape

Last modified October 31, 2017 at 9:39 am

A woman this week accused an NYPD surgeon of raping her in his Brooklyn apartment Saturday night after the two met at Delilah on Rivington Street, police said. According to the report filed in the Daily News, the unnamed victim reportedly “fell ill” at the Lower East Side bar, and was offered a ride home […]

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Hotel on Rivington Racks up Nearly 200 Noise Complaints in the Last Year

Posted October 23, 2017 at 9:38 am

It might be twelve years old, but the Hotel on Rivington is still at odds with its neighbors. The Hotel on Rivington appears to lead the 7th Precinct on the Lower East Side with the most noise complaints, according to the city’s 311 records. Looking at the open data set, Jia and Cafe Medi together racked up 182 […]

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La Caverna on Rivington Street Proposes Expansion into 3-Level Nightclub

Posted October 20, 2017 at 5:04 am

La Caverna on Rivington Street is eyeing an expansion on Rivington Street that would create a multilevel compound. The large office space at 124 Rivington Street – operational headquarters for the Bluecore e-commerce business since April 2015 – has been up for grabs for more than a year. For much of that time, the landlord […]

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‘Ginger & Lemongrass’ Eyes Rivington Street Debut this Weekend

Posted October 18, 2017 at 9:50 am

After a build-out period of more than five months, including utilities-based delays, a new Vietnamese restaurant is all but ready to open on Rivington Street. The newcomer here is an offshoot of the Queens-based Ginger & Lemongrass, described by owner-chef Petra Rickman as a contemporary Vietnamese fusion restaurant. Having debuted in Whitestone just last year – […]

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Surveillance Footage Shows Perp Fleeing on Moped After Rivington Street Shooting [VIDEO]

Last modified October 16, 2017 at 7:04 am

Surveillance video just surfaced of the perp who allegedly shot a 26-year-old woman near the Hotel on Rivington early yesterday morning. The victim reportedly exited a cab shortly after 5am when a bullet grazed her upper left shoulder. According to police, four shots were fired, and as many 9mm casings were recovered. By yesterday afternoon, crime scene tape […]

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Woman Shot in the Arm Near Rivington and Ludlow Streets Early this Morning [Updated]

Last modified October 15, 2017 at 8:04 pm

[Updated below] Readers informed us that there was a shooting in Hell Square earlier this morning. Contrary to police scanner reports at the time, a 26-year-old woman was shot in the left arm by a gun-wielding cyclist shortly after 5am outside the Hotel on Rivington. She was apparently exiting a taxi at the time. According […]

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