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Lucky Cheng’s

  1. Comebacks
    Lucky Cheng’s Lives On As a Cabaret Pop-upIt’s now a three-course dinner and a show.
  2. Closings
    Lucky Cheng’s Says Good-bye for Real“Many of you would celebrate your Sweet Sixteen with us and return years later to celebrate your Bachelorette Party.”
  3. Closings
    Lucky Cheng’s Will Close [Updated]The famous drag-queen bar will shutter on Pride weekend.
  4. RIP
    Lucky Cheng’s Owner and Nightlife Pioneer Hayne Suthon Has DiedThe famous bar’s proprietor got her start in New York City in 1986.
  5. Joy and Pain
    Pride and Joy BBQ Owners Suing Lucky Cheng’s Owner Over TermitesThe space’s new owners say they’ve spent $3.1 million so far.
  6. Coming Soon
    Pride and Joy BBQ Inches Closer to Opening, But Without Myron MixonA lawsuit and the departure of pitmaster Myron Mixon have delayed the restaurant’s opening.
  7. Joy and Pain
    Myron Mixon’s Pride & Joy May Not Open in the East Village After AllThe old Lucky Cheng’s space may not get a new restaurant anytime soon.
  8. Holy Smokes
    Myron Mixon’s Pride and Joy BBQ Will Open in the Old Lucky Cheng’sBBQ in the EV.
  9. Closings
    Nab Your Piece of the Old Lucky Cheng’sHow much would you pay for a “tiki canoe”?
  10. Openings
    Lucky Cheng’s Soft-Opens in Times SquareFrom the East Village to Times Square.
  11. Big Drags
    Lucky Cheng’s Finds Its New Home in Midtown WestTurns out the new location will be a quick walk from Le Bernardin.
  12. Neighborhood Watch
    Slightly Oliver Launches Weekend Brunch; One Stop Beer Shop Celebrates OpeningPlus: Curly’s Vegetarian Lunch closes for renovations, Fatta Cuckoo reveals their eggnog recipe, and more, in our daily roundup of neighborhood news.
  13. Big Drags
    Lucky Cheng’s: Knocked Down, Dragged Out, For SaleA piece of NYC nightlife (and bachelorette party) history can be yours.
  14. Neighborhood Watch
    Free Cocktails at the Roger Smith Hotel; Bobo Closes Over Health Violations ThenPlus: Nublu expats camp out at Lucky Cheng’s, plans for a vegan bodega, and more, in our daily roundup of neighborhood news.
  15. Openings
    Bento Burger Will Offer Bulgogi Burgers in the ‘Grimy Future’Another ‘Blade Runner’–inspired restaurant; this one adjacent Lucky Cheng’s.
  16. Moving On Up
    What a Drag: Lucky Cheng’s May Leave East Village for Times SquareTrannies return to the Deuce!
  17. Ask a Waiter
    Dirty Delta of Lucky Cheng’s Serves Orgy Bowls to Britney Spears Dirty Delta came to New York eighteen years ago and was introduced to the gay scene via nightspots like Club 58. It wasn’t until she got a job at Lucky Cheng’s a month after it opened that she fell in with the drag queens; for thirteen years the bartender and server has seen the East Village institution through visits from disco divas (“Grace Jones came in and tried to cop pot. We had to let her go”), East Village freaks (“my family”), as well as swarms of “crazy bachelorettes and crazy birthday girls.” As it turns out, her most unforgettable encounter (that we could print) was with a certain pop star.