Bob Arihood of Neither More Nor Less Dies (RIP)

Posted on: October 1st, 2011 at 2:35 pm by

It’s a somber afternoon.  EV Grieve is reporting that longtime neighborhood documentarian Bob Arihood of Neither More Nor Less has passed away.  Word circulating right now indicates that Arihood suffered an apparrent heart attack in his East Fourth Street apartment.

[Photo Credit: East Village Corner]

This is a huge loss for the East Village, as Bob Arihood was oftentimes the first on the scene to report what the mainstream media doesn’t.  He chronicled the list of neighborhood characters, street fights, and was a huge champion of Ray and his eponymous Candy Store.

Bob Arihood was an inspiration to us all here at Bowery Boogie, and we miss him already.  Rest in peace, dude.

Recent Stories

‘Writing On It All’ Reclaims Space For Community Arts On Governor’s Island

There’s one more week to write and draw on a Nolan Park House. Just a short ferry ride away from the LES, Governors Island is an adventure that we should all take, and regularly as weather allows. For one more week you can catch the community-oriented interactive installation, ‘Writing On It All.’ Nolan Park House […]

Hanksy Brings ‘Market Surplus’ of 10 Artists to Paint Vacant Essex Market Warehouse

Street artist Hanksy this week continues the tradition of hosting art shows in buildings doomed for demolition. With the Lowline Lab months in the grave, he’s gathered a gaggle of creative friends for a group exhibition inside the vacant Essex Street Market building at 140 Essex. The show – dubbed “Market Surplus” (get it?) – […]

Traipsing Around Town with Ugo Rondinone’s ‘I ♥ John Giorno’

Imagine having been part of the Beat Generation and Pop Art era. You could go to a phone booth (remember those?) and dial a poem; You could be filmed by Andy Warhol for hours – while sleeping; You might even be neighbors on the Bowery with William Burroughs. Or be a fly on the wall, […]

Someone Trashed the Blueprints for the Ace Hotel Bowery on the Sidewalk

Trash is sometimes treasure. Everyone knows that 225 Bowery is to become the newest Ace Hotel in the stable. However, the company never officially confirmed their intentions here. Even as the transformative construction work atop the building proceeds. Well, official blueprints trashed on Chrystie Street late Tuesday night all but confirm this. We had received […]

Essex Street Light Poles are Now LED-Equipped

The lighting scheme along Essex Street is presently undergoing a complete shift to more modern technology. That warm glow is now replaced with the blinding antiseptic flood of LED. The Department of Transportation has begun swapping the infrastructure, and at least four new poles are now installed. We caught this crew hoisting one into place […]

  • Bsolony

    So sad !! going to miss !!! him another old timer in the neighborhood !!! great person !!  He sure will be missed on AVe A !!

  • Anonymous

    I will miss you Bob.  You were a great friend, and a very inspiring photographer.  A true artist of the people.