Austrian nightclub impresario Albert Trummer’s recent addition to the neighborhood: an apothecary-themed lounge, where bartenders mix absinthe with herbal infusions and concoct “euphoric enhancers” instead of cocktails.
Nom Wah Tea Parlor
Known for its squeaky fiddling and uneven dance floor, the former Mandarin Café played host to politicians and underworld figures alike. A frequent guest was "Big" Jack Zelig. Today's Nom Wah Tea Parlor introduced dim sum to New York in 1920.
Ting’s Gift Shop
The former gambling house and opium den turned its sights to a more benign inventory in 1957—tiny Buddhas, paper lanterns, and assorted kitsch. A year later, a federal raid uncovered $1.5 million worth of heroin.
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