Just as Paul Sevigny had promised, his new place with Rose Bar proprietor Nur Kahn called Kenmare is officially opening tonight and Women’s Wear Daily tried to sit down with the owners to learn more about it. Tried because while Mr. Kahn and chef Joey Campanaro (of Little Owl) showed up Read More
As the quest continues for “the new Beatrice,” the old Beatrice is well on its way toward becoming a tapas restaurant. Cobi Levy went before Community Board 2 last night to present his plans for the space: “modestly priced,” 110-120 seats, one bar, open ’til 2 or 3.
Levy and the neighbors also Read More
Ever since the Beatrice Inn closed last April, every bar that has an attractive clientele, an address below street level and celebrity ties has been compared to the West 12th nightclub and dubbed the “New Bea.” The latest is a place called Janis in the basement of a townhouse at 139 West 10th Street, located Read More
The Beatrice Inn–”The Beatrice Inn Restaurant,” per its sign–is becoming an actual restaurant. Charles owner Cobi Levy has bought the much-lamented club’s former home, and plans to open a dining establishment. He’ll be going before the community board tomorrow, reports Eater, and seems unlikely to face many problems: his two previous restaurants “were Read More
Tempestuous New York Rangers left-winger Sean Avery won’t be lacing up the skates any time soon, following his team’s anticlimactic exit from the Stanley Cup playoffs.
But he still knows how to tie one on.
“How do you say ‘cheers’ in the Jewish language?” Read More
The actress Chloe Sevigny arrived at the long-standing Kiehl’s store at 109 Third Avenue on Thursday, April 9, in petal pink lipstick and a black minidress with eyelets along the side, exposing little circles of fair skin.
Ms. Sevigny, 34, who lives just three blocks away, was asked to host the celebration of Kiehl’s Read More
Downtown’s ever popular Beatrice Inn was apparently too popular on Friday, April 3.
The city’s Department of Buildings shuttered the subterranean celebrity hangout at 285 West 12th Street in the wee hours of the morning after counting 163 patrons inside the roughly 2,000-square-foot space, according to the agency’s Web site.
That’s 38 bodies Read More
Pesky New York Rangers forward and former Vogue intern Sean Avery is getting into the bar business—and no, the new nightspot will not be called “Sloppy Seconds.”
The popular, if somewhat controversial, 28-year-old Broadway Blueshirt is partnering with Beatrice Inn proprietor Matt Abramcyk in opening an intimate bar Read More
This week The Village Voice tells the story of how Chloe 81, a nightlife spot on the Lower East Side, went from a tiny place with a seductively unmarked door and good cocktails and being labeled The Next Beatrice Inn to being no longer cool due to severe over-hype—thanks, in part, to a Read More
The patrons of the Beatrice Inn, the bar in the West Village with the impossible door policy, have noticed something strange about their favorite late-night spot lately.
“It’s just a totally different crowd now,” said a 22-year-old model, who until recently was a regular at the bar. (The Beatrice may be changing, but Read More