Archive for April, 2012

“Occupy the Clubs” Rally Planned for Tomorrow

Posted April 30, 2012 at 11:23 am

Local musicians are banding together to protest alleged nonpayment by “profitable” New York City venues.

Filed Under

Catching Up with David Peel on the Lower East Side

Posted April 30, 2012 at 10:18 am

“I am David Peel from the streets of the Lower East Side. Get high.” Damn straight.

Filed Under

Sneak Peek Inside the New Slipper Room on Orchard

Posted April 30, 2012 at 6:47 am

On June 16, 2010, the burlesque hotspot Slipper Room closed its doors for the last time as a one-story performance venue at 167 Orchard. Two years later, and it’s almost ready to launch.

Filed Under

Anti-Bar Veloce Flyer Campaign Intensifying on the Lower East Side

Posted April 30, 2012 at 6:28 am

The vicious grassroots war against Bar Veloce, as well as sister haunts Bar Carrera and Porsena, is noticeably intensifying here on the Lower East Side.

Filed Under

Streets

Desperately Seeking the Good Samaritan on Ludlow

Last modified April 30, 2012 at 8:10 am

Missed Connections is seemingly where all the cool kids go to find those who made the truest of impressions. Or to track down Good Samaritans who helped a woman after a truck ran over her foot at the corner of Rivington and Ludlow.

Lolita Bar Hates Bathroom Vandals; Takes Passive Aggressive Action

Posted April 30, 2012 at 6:09 am

Today in local dives taking themselves too seriously, we present Lolita Bar at 266 Broome Street.

Filed Under

The Space Shuttle Enterprise Flyby at the Intrepid [Video]

Posted April 28, 2012 at 11:15 am

Captain’s log. Star date 4.27.12 (“rounded off to the nearest decimal place”). The Enterprise was in flight for the last time.

Filed Under

Breaking: Cake Shop Facing Eviction!

Posted April 28, 2012 at 9:25 am

The quirky coffee house/performance venue Cake Shop is now on the ropes, and is facing eviction.

Filed Under

Space Shuttle Enterprise as Seen from the Lower East Side

Last modified April 27, 2012 at 12:44 pm

Photographer by Lee S. Berman shot some awesome photos of the incoming Space Shuttle Enterprise from his perch on Grand Street near the FDR Drive.

Streets

Clayton’s Corner: One Day on Earth

Last modified July 3, 2012 at 7:46 am

October 10, 2010 (10/10/10) was one day on earth that produced a Guinness World Record collaborative project.

Filed Under

Art