Archive for November, 2009

Nabe News: November 30

Last modified March 18, 2012 at 11:42 pm

Manhattan Bridge death trap, Zine comeback, Max Fish 20th anniversary, all in today’s LES neighborhood news!

Storefront Update: PPF Consignment at 168 Ludlow

Last modified December 2, 2009 at 4:42 pm

To answer our question from a couple weeks ago, 168 Ludlow will in fact become a high-end consignment shop called PPF Consignment (Past, Present, Future), rather than a typical secondhand store.  Figures, given its location in Hell Square.  We spoke with the two owners and learned that the new venture will target the fashionista set […]

Law & Order Returns to the Streets

Last modified June 27, 2012 at 1:38 am

Law & Order returns to the streets of the Lower East Side today, this time located on Ludlow.  Of course, the obligatory neon no parking signs are firmly secured in the immediate vicinity. All this filming less than a week after Wall Street 2 requisitioned Tommy Guns Salon, and turned Ludlow into a UK street.  […]

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Casa Mezcal Wheat-Paste

Posted November 30, 2009 at 6:17 am

The sidewalk shed outside 86 Orchard Street, future home of Casa Mezcal, now has an outer layer of branded wheat-paste. It’s an official announcement of its presence in the neighborhood. But a slight twist – affixed to the very bills they themselves posted is a request not to post bills.

Chalkboard Wisdom: Iggy’s Economy

Last modified June 27, 2012 at 1:16 am

“Stimulate the economy by making it stimulate you”!  This was one of two chalkboards stationed outside Iggy’s Keltic Lounge at 132 Ludlow. Iggy’s Keltic Lounge, 132 Ludlow, (212) 529-2731

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Early Edition: November 30

Last modified June 27, 2012 at 1:07 am

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Weekend Edition: November 29

Last modified June 27, 2012 at 1:13 am

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Week in Review: November 28

Last modified June 27, 2012 at 1:49 am

Wall Street 2 spent a day filming in Tommy Guns Salon on Ludlow.  The scene featured Gordon Gekko getting trimmed with a cameo by Donald Trump [Wall Street 2 Filming in Tommy Guns on Ludlow] The future sandwich shop at 35 Orchard Street now has a name – Cheeky Sandwiches [Cheeky Sandwiches at 35 Orchard […]

Weekend Edition: November 28

Last modified June 27, 2012 at 1:13 am

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Donald Trump Cameo in Wall Street 2

Last modified June 27, 2012 at 1:38 am

So it turns out that the Wall Street 2 scene shot at Tommy Guns Salon on Wednesday not only transformed Ludlow into London, but also featured a high-profile cameo by the Donald.  According to the Post, as Gekko gets his graying-mane trimmed, Trump imparts some timely business advice.  The sequel will reportedly see a theatrical […]

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