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Big names are filling out the GovBall roster this year.
01/17/2020
Full GovBall Lineup Announced for Summer 2020

Big names are filling out the GovBall roster this year.

This year marks the 10th anniversary of The Governors Ball Music Festival on Randall’s Island, and Founders Entertainment has tapped some big names to kick off the celebration. Headliners for this year’s festival are GovBall veterans Tame Impala, alongside New York indie darlings Vampire...

The ICP at Essex Crossing debuts next week.
01/17/2020
International Center of Photography Launches at Essex Crossing Next Week

The ICP at Essex Crossing debuts next week.

For the International Center of Photography, four years of transition come to an end next week, as the institution plans its inauguration at Essex Crossing. The 40,000 square-foot museum and school, reunited for the first time since the midtown move, will debut on January 25 with a free “Openi...

Omakase is headed to 177 Ludlow.
01/17/2020
Michelin-Star Chef Bringing Omakase to Former Black Tap on Ludlow Street

Omakase is headed to 177 Ludlow.

From shakes to sushi. After the epic bomb that was Black Tap, 177 Ludlow Street is now taking a more upscale tack. Omakase, which is Japanese dining for the ultra-luxe set. Real Estate Weekly has the scoop, reporting that a new mystery tenant, who currently owns and operates eight restaurants in New...

Burgers are back on Ludlow.
01/16/2020
On Ludlow Street, ‘Burger People’ Picks up Where Mikey’s Left Off

Burgers are back on Ludlow.

For those who missed Mikey’s Burger on Ludlow Street, the original owner is back with more of the same. Burger People opened shop at 134 Ludlow earlier this week. The room itself has been lightly updated with a new luncheonette feel. The menu has everything you would expect – burgers, fr...

241 Bowery is having a tough time holding onto restaurant tenants.
01/16/2020
‘Karvouna’ Evicted from the Bowery After Less than a Year

241 Bowery is having a tough time holding onto restaurant tenants.

Restaurants can’t seem to make it work at 241 Bowery. The latest entrant, Karvouna Mezze, just joined the growing list of failures at this address. The City Marshal paid a visit to the restaurant and shut it down. All told, Karvouna lasted barely one year. Partners Dimitris Vlahakis, Wei Chen,...

A new Beastie Boys documentary is coming to Apple+.
01/16/2020
Beastie Boys and Spike Jonze Announce New Documentary for Apple+

A new Beastie Boys documentary is coming to Apple+.

Apple yesterday announced that a new Beastie Boys documentary is coming to its Apple+ platform this spring. Right alongside the 26th anniversary of Ill Communication. Beastie Boys Story is just that – the history of the band as told by surviving members Mike D. and Adam “Ad Rock” Horovitz....

From veiny pen*s to Dala Horse.
01/16/2020
This Sixty-Foot Horse Mural Painted on Broome Street Facade

From veiny pen*s to Dala Horse.

Where a giant veiny pen*s mural once held court, a Broome Street building facade now boasts some new art. Swedish street artist Shai Dahan this month painted a sixty-foot horse on the side of 303 Broome Street. It’s a reimagining of the traditional Dala Horse (aka Dalecarlian Horse), which is....

“I know there are big questions and one of the biggest questions is what the next steps are? The truth is, we don’t know...
01/16/2020
SoHo Suffers Identity Crisis as City Planners Push for Rebranding over Rezoning

“I know there are big questions and one of the biggest questions is what the next steps are? The truth is, we don’t know.”

The Scholastic Building’s auditorium in SoHo was packed to capacity with local residents, stakeholders, press, and members of city agencies last week for another public forum on the long-awaited Envision SoHo/NoHo Report Summary. The report, released to the public online just before the Thanksgivi...

Fancy Pharmacy is on the move.
01/16/2020
‘Fancy Pharmacy’ is Moving from Essex Street After Decades on the Block

Fancy Pharmacy is on the move.

A Lower East Side retail anchor is unmoored from its longtime location at the northwest corner of Essex and Rivington Streets. Fancy Pharmacy (and its unique store signage) is not long for this spot. A sandwich board outside the store indicates that the drugstore is relocating, though not too far aw...

100 Rivington gets a makeover with Winky Lux setting up shop.
01/14/2020
‘Winky Lux’ Makeup Flagship Relocates North to Hell Square

100 Rivington gets a makeover with Winky Lux setting up shop.

The Louis Vuitton stunt in Hell Square is history. Now, the corner store at Ludlow and Rivington Streets is continuing the trend of fashion at this address. From shoes to makeup. Indeed, Winky Lux retail operations are jumping north from its current offices down by Grand Street. The new shop opened....

"It is wrong to tell New Yorkers their mindful actions don’t matter, and to make a mockery of this scientifically proven...
01/14/2020
Destruction of the LES Ecology Center’s Compost Yard is Folly [OP-ED]

"It is wrong to tell New Yorkers their mindful actions don’t matter, and to make a mockery of this scientifically proven practice of reducing the City’s solid waste crisis."

This editorial is drawn from a letter to the Mayor’s Office of Resiliency, as written by East River Park Action, a local group composed of longtime Lower East Side residents and sustainability professionals. We are really shocked to learn that Mayor de Blasio is planning to destroy the Lower E...

The Thai Diner offshoot of Uncle Booms is almost ready to roll.
01/14/2020
First Look at Uncle Boons Offshoot ‘Thai Diner’ on Kenmare

The Thai Diner offshoot of Uncle Booms is almost ready to roll.

Critics’ downtown favorite Uncle Boons is on the precipice of expansion. Southbound and down. Its Thai Diner offshoot is almost ready to go at 186 Mott Street. Word on the street is any day now. Initial target opening had been October 2019. Now, it’s anyone’s guess. Meanwhile, stor...

The life cycle of 104 Bayard Street continues.
01/13/2020
Gouie NY Principal Takes Lalito Space on Bayard

The life cycle of 104 Bayard Street continues.

When Winnie’s karaoke dive departed its original Bayard Street home in 2015, Lalo was quick to capitalize. Elements of El Rey (chef Gerardo Gonzalez) and Dudley’s (Mateusz Lilpop and Ben dos Remedios) later imparted the Mexican-Cali concept called Lalo. (Winnie’s eventually found a new...

Here are the NYPL's top checkouts since opening 125 years ago.
01/13/2020
NYPL Ranks its Top Library Checkouts of All Time

Here are the NYPL's top checkouts since opening 125 years ago.

As part of its 125th anniversary celebration, the New York Public Library released its top ten checkouts of all time. And some of the results are surprising. The list was culled from a variety of criteria, including historic checkout and circulation data (for all formats, including e-books), overall...

Looks like Claw Money was ousted by HSBC Bank.
01/13/2020
HSBC Bank is Headed to the Corner Delancey and Ludlow Streets

Looks like Claw Money was ousted by HSBC Bank.

Here is the real reason why the Claw Money boutique is no longer at Delancey and Ludlow Streets. Blame the bank. Traser signage in the window of 101 Delancey indicates that HSBC is opening a new branch here at the southeast corner. Further homogenizing this stretch of the Lower East Side. Indeed, by...

Through the haze, police headquarters #clevelandplace #nypd #skyline
01/12/2020

Through the haze, police headquarters #clevelandplace #nypd #skyline

Bowie, how we miss you #memorial #lifeonmars #davidbowie
01/11/2020

Bowie, how we miss you #memorial #lifeonmars #davidbowie

Manhattan Community Board membership applications are now available for submission.
01/10/2020
It’s Time to Apply for Manhattan Community Board Membership

Manhattan Community Board membership applications are now available for submission.

It’s that time of year again – Manhattan Community Board membership applications are now available for submission. The oft-polarizing (volunteer) political machine of New Yorkers is once again seeking some fresh faces. Each Community Board has fifty seats, filled for two-year terms by volunt...

Turns out Bumble won’t be opening a coffee-wine bar in Little Italy, after all.
01/10/2020
That Bumble Wine Bar isn’t Coming to Prince Street, After All

Turns out Bumble won’t be opening a coffee-wine bar in Little Italy, after all.

Turns out Bumble won’t be opening a coffee-wine bar in Little Italy, after all. A landlord representative from 47 Prince Street disputed our story this week, and noted that Bumble is apparently no longer poised to open its 70-seat Brew concept. Even though the popular dating app previously sig...

Parking at the corner #chinatown #grandstreet #graffiti
01/10/2020

Parking at the corner #chinatown #grandstreet #graffiti

Looks like it's the end for longtime grocery New Fuzhou Supermarket.
01/09/2020
Longtime Chinese Grocer on Rutgers Street is Closing Down

Looks like it's the end for longtime grocery New Fuzhou Supermarket.

The New Fuzhou Supermarket spent more than a decade holding down the southeast corner of Henry and Rutgers Streets. Not for much longer, though. The familiar leasing signs are now in place along the store frontage at 146 Henry. New Fuzhou was always a great place to observe and document street theat...

"Each week, more than 3,500 households depend on LES Ecology Center’s compost program..."
01/09/2020
LES Ecology Center Compost Program in Danger of Being Bulldozed Due to Resiliency Project

"Each week, more than 3,500 households depend on LES Ecology Center’s compost program..."

The Lower East Side Ecology Center is fighting to save its compost program in the face of the revised $1.45 billion coastal resiliency project. As previously noted, the city changed the overall timetable to a tiered structure. So, rather than closing the entire park, the project will happen in phase...

Well, that was quick.
01/09/2020
No More ‘Jian Xin’ for Allen Street

Well, that was quick.

Still with its grand opening banner straddling the storefront marquee, Jiang Xin Fan Tuan on Allen Street is no more. Now, if ever there was, this is a lesson in contradiction – the leasing signage hangs just below the launch proclamation. Yet, this snack shop was a contradiction from the get-...

The venerable venue opened on Allen Street in 2005.
01/08/2020
Rockwood Music Hall Celebrates 15 Years on the Lower East Side

The venerable venue opened on Allen Street in 2005.

To commemorate fifteen big ones in the neighborhood, a month-long birthday bash will commence at Rockwood Music Hall next month. The Allen Street venue first opened its doors in 2005 and has seen the likes of Amos Lee, Elle King, Lady Gaga, The Lumineers, Matisyahu, Norah Jones, Sara Bareilles, Ben....

A small setback for the Norfolk Street towers.
01/08/2020
City Planning Commission Delays Vote on Controversial Beth Hamedrash Hagadol Towers

A small setback for the Norfolk Street towers.

In early-December, the City Planning Commission convened a public hearing on the controversial development proposed for the fire-scorched Beth Hamedrash Hagadol site at Norfolk and Broome Streets. No vote followed. As previously reported, the project (aka GO Broome) is a two-towered joint venture be...

Prince Street just lost its big apple, and a dating app bar is prepping for launch.
01/07/2020
Big Apple Removed from Atop Prince Street as Bumble Dating App Readies New ‘Brew’ Bar

Prince Street just lost its big apple, and a dating app bar is prepping for launch.

Nearly two years after Miss Paradis announced “renovations” and shut down altogether, its token rooftop apple is gone. The enormous fruit atop 47 Prince Street came down shortly before the holidays in anticipation of Bumble Brew, the dating app’s foray into nightlife. Team Charlie....

Talk about poor timing.
01/07/2020
CB3 to Hear Application for Another Intercity Bus Stop at Canal and Allen

Talk about poor timing.

The timing of another intercity bus application for Canal Street couldn’t come at a worse time. Indeed, the Chinatown bus industry is back in the spotlight this week due to the horrific highway pileup in Pennsylvania Sunday morning, in which five were killed and sixty injured. Z&D Tour, wh...

176-178 Delancey are the next dominoes to fall in the wake of Essex Crossing.
01/07/2020
This Blight is Possible for the Corner of Attorney and Delancey Streets

176-178 Delancey are the next dominoes to fall in the wake of Essex Crossing.

The low-rise, northwest corner of Attorney and Delancey Streets is ready for the big time. Years of pop-ups and short-lived businesses finally culminates this year with its listing on the open market. Indeed, with Essex Crossing now operational and exerting upward real estate pressure, the two vacan...

Square Pizza is finished on Clinton Street.
01/06/2020
Square Pizza Shuts Down After 6 Years on Clinton Street

Square Pizza is finished on Clinton Street.

For nearly two decades, a pizza parlor of some kind has operated at 201 Clinton Street. But now the ovens are cold and silent. Square Pizza recently ended its run, capping a nearly six-year tenure for the business. The gates are drawn, albeit without any announcement to customers. Phone calls are a...

Police are looking for help locating a suspect wanted in connection to a residential break-in on East 2nd Street.
01/06/2020
Police Seek Suspect in Connection with Residential Break-in on 2nd Street

Police are looking for help locating a suspect wanted in connection to a residential break-in on East 2nd Street.

Police are seeking the public’s help locating a suspect wanted in connection to a residential break-in on East 2nd Street last week. The wanted man entered the apartment in the early morning of December 28, and stole a wallet. The 9th Precinct released the following advisory: On Saturday, Dece...

A Chinatown bus was involved in a horrific traffic accident early Sunday morning in Southwest Pennsylvania.
01/06/2020
Chinatown Bus Company Involved in Horrific Pennsylvania Turnpike Crash, Killing 5

A Chinatown bus was involved in a horrific traffic accident early Sunday morning in Southwest Pennsylvania.

A Chinatown bus with a station on Canal Street was involved in a horrific traffic accident early Sunday morning in Southwest Pennsylvania that killed five and injured sixty. The interstate coach – headed to Cincinnati via the Pennsylvania Turnpike – hit an embankment, on a downhill curve...

Come February, Alphabet City will be without its longtime Biergarten.
01/03/2020
Lost Lease Ends Zum Schneider’s 20-Year Reign on Avenue C

Come February, Alphabet City will be without its longtime Biergarten.

Come February, Alphabet City will be without its longtime Biergarten. Zum Schneider – anchoring 107 Avenue C for twenty years – will pack up and move elsewhere. Apparently, the landlord, listed as 229 East 7th Street HFDC, decided not to renew the lease of the popular beer hall and resta...

The Taste Collection can now live up to its name.
01/03/2020
Tsismis Owner Transforms Orchard Street Boutique into Taste Cafe

The Taste Collection can now live up to its name.

The Taste Collection can now live up to its name. The two-year-old boutique at Orchard and Rivington Streets has morphed into a retail-cafe concept. Taste Cafe, as the new entity is known, features small bites and booze alongside clothes and accessories. Menu includes Nespresso coffee, salads, crois...

Present at the subway entrance #MTA #subwayscenes #eastbroadway #graffiti
01/03/2020

Present at the subway entrance #MTA #subwayscenes #eastbroadway #graffiti

Spring Natural shuts down operations on Kenmare St.
01/03/2020
‘Spring Natural’ Shuts Down After 47 Years in SoHo

Spring Natural shuts down operations on Kenmare St.

It’s an oft-repeated trend in the gentrified city. Business is forced from its longtime location, settles elsewhere, then closes shortly after. In the case of Spring Natural, the latter leg of the journey was about four years. The restaurant announced its official closure last night – on...

This new Essex Crossing mural is over two years in the making.
01/03/2020
At 79 Feet High, ASVP Goes Big at Essex Crossing Luxury Rentals

This new Essex Crossing mural is over two years in the making.

Today, we take another gander at the massive eight-story mural commissioned by Essex Crossing. Street art duo ASVP has been painting the facade of luxury residence, The Rollins (aka Site 5), since late-October. Progress appears steady, albeit slow. As previously reported, the piece daubs the western...

The historic Jarmulowsky Bank rooftop cupola is again part of the Lower East Side skyline.
01/03/2020
Replica Jarmulowsky Bank Cupola Officially Unveiled Above Orchard Street

The historic Jarmulowsky Bank rooftop cupola is again part of the Lower East Side skyline.

The grandeur of the Jarmulowsky Bank is now fully restored. Its historic rooftop cupola – removed nearly thirty years ago – is again part of the Lower East Side skyline. Workers this week removed the last of the protective netting from 9 Orchard Street (aka 54 Canal), which was in place....

It's curtains for the Lazy Susan Gallery on Henry Street.
12/30/2019
‘Lazy Susan’ Gallery Hangs it up After 4 Years on Henry Street

It's curtains for the Lazy Susan Gallery on Henry Street.

The Lazy Susan Gallery is calling it quits. No more art at 191 Henry Street after showcasing unique exhibits for the last four years. Turkish illustrator Gizum Vural closed down the joint with the final installation, “Talking Lines,” which included her colored pencil pieces. Today, the g...

Clayton Patterson exhumes the drug-heavy history of Essex Street in the 1990
12/30/2019
Clayton’s Corner: Essex Street Crack Busts in the 1990s [PHOTOS]

Clayton Patterson exhumes the drug-heavy history of Essex Street in the 1990

In this next installment of Clayton’s Corner, Lower East Side documentarian Clayton Patterson exhumes the drug-heavy history of Essex Street in the 1990s. The bodega at the end of my block (179 Essex Street) was a cocaine store. One of the owners was murdered in Washington Heights. As locals,....

Exhuming the crack heyday of Essex Street
12/30/2019
Clayton’s Corner: Essex Street Crack Busts in the 1990s [PHOTOS]

Exhuming the crack heyday of Essex Street

In this next installment of Clayton’s Corner, Lower East Side documentarian Clayton Patterson exhumes the drug-heavy history of Essex Street in the 1990s. The bodega at the end of my block (179 Essex Street) was a cocaine store. One of the owners was murdered in Washington Heights. As locals,....

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Does anyone know if the Charles Bradley mural is still up at 122 Allen St, in NYC?
Sad.. no more patisco cafe... me and my forever friend Deaf Geraldine with her staff and my home aid to go ;-(. I change restaurant wing soon... blah!
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Room with a view, Orchard Street Hotel #405 looking out onto Allen Street...Walked out the front door and the world was at my feet...
The LES Trader Joe’s is closed tonight due to flooding.
CHINA WOK on the corner of Avenue B and East 3rd St has closed! Don't know how many years they were located there..but they were absolutely the BEST take-out chinese in the whole area... I heard it was because of the rent hike...
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