Holly

Holly

A Bowery Boogie contributor since June of 2011, Holly covers music, arts, pop culture, and lifestyle pieces relevant to the Lower East Side, NYC and beyond. A stalwart indie music fan, she has interviewed bands such as The Fratellis, Fitz and the Tantrums, and Frightened Rabbit, to name a few. Holly previously reviewed music for the website Radio Exile. These days, when she’s not writing for Boogie, you can find her playing pinball at interstate truck stops, knocking back Newcastles whilst supporting Manchester City Football Club, or checking out new music in either her native Boston or adopted home, NYC.

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Ludlow Street’s Juicy Spot Cafe Expands to Boston

Posted March 15, 2017 at 5:13 am

New York’s first Thai ice creamery just rolled its way to Beantown. Juicy Spot Cafe recently expanded to Boston’s Chinatown, specifically 16 Tyler Street. According to proprietor Lori Eng, the Boston location “will definitely consist of our ice cream rolls in addition to beverages,” she told Eater, and an official opening date will be made public in the near future. […]

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Rivington House Visioning Event Planned for this Sunday to Discuss ‘What’s Next’

Posted March 10, 2017 at 5:07 am

Grassroots organization, Neighbors to Save Rivington House, is hosting two upcoming brainstorming sessions, themed “What’s Next for Rivington House: Creating New Ideas for Community Care.” The goal is to look at an array of possible futures, by offering concrete information and innovative ideas for addressing the care needs (health, respite, supportive housing, disability, etc.) within the community. Locals are encouraged to join […]

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Educational Alliance Addresses Ongoing Bomb Threats Against Jewish Community

Posted March 2, 2017 at 5:19 am

The recent surge in hate crimes across the country against the Jewish community seems to be spiraling out of control. Reportedly, in 2017 there have been over 100 bomb threats alone, targeting Jewish Community Centers nationwide. It’s only March. This paralyzing statistic has provoked many to action; no, not the White House. Here at home, the […]

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Lower East Side Employment Network Hosting ‘Job Training Expo’ Tomorrow

Last modified February 22, 2017 at 6:14 am

Dust off those resumes. This week, the Lower East Side Employment Network (LESEN) is hosting a Job Training Expo. The workshop aims to directly connect job seekers with both training and employment opportunities in the hospitality/food and bev industries. Thus outlining a career path for prospective candidates. It’s a smart venture on LESEN’s part, as there […]

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Teaching Art and Fashion to Kids with LES Popped for ‘Sunday Funday’

Posted February 10, 2017 at 5:07 am

LES Popped is growing. What was once solely a holiday pop-up shop for local artisans is now a permanent fixture at 72 Orchard Street. And one that’s adding kid programs to the mix. Indeed, Popped Kids “Sunday Funday” is the latest venture to come out of the creative enterprise. It’s a way of passing down inspired artistic skill sets […]

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Feltman’s Coney Island Hot Dogs Now Being Served at Mikey’s on Ludlow

Posted February 9, 2017 at 5:16 am

Mikey’s Burgers is now slinging Coney Island wieners. Yup, after coming off a hot dog high from the success of last year’s Parkside Lounge pop up, Feltman’s of Coney Island established “Feltman’s Kitchen” next to Theatre 80 at St. Marks Place. And they continue to stretch their frankfurter across the Lower East Side – all the way […]

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‘Elevated’ Lead Levels Found in Lower East Side School’s Drinking Water

Last modified February 8, 2017 at 12:40 pm

Don’t drink the water … at least not at one school on the Lower East Side. Last month, officials from the city’s Department of Education discovered elevated levels of lead in seven of 144 water sources at the gifted academic enterprise New Explorations into Science, Technology and Math school, more commonly referred to as NEST+m. (Enrollment at NEST+m is […]

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Flower Guy Michael De Feo Joins Forces with J. Crew for T-Shirt Line

Posted February 3, 2017 at 9:27 am

Artist Michael De Feo has been planting his iconic flowers all over the New York City and beyond for well over twenty-five years now. During this time, he has enlisted the help of college students with wheatpastes of his trademark flower around the Lower East Side. He’s written a children’s book called Alphabet City: Out on the Streets, introducing […]

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The Year of the Cock Kicks off this Weekend with Firecracker Ceremony

Posted January 27, 2017 at 5:13 am

The year of the cock is here, and for the 18th time, the Lunar New Year parade and festival will rule the roost of Lower Manhattan over the span of two weekends. As in years past, the party will kick off with the Firecracker Ceremony, tomorrow at 11am at Sara D. Roosevelt Park (Grand Street between […]

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Viral Post-it Piece, ‘Subway Therapy,’ Goes Above Ground on Norfolk Street

Posted January 24, 2017 at 9:29 am

The kaleidoscopic walls of the Union Square subway stop are coming to the Lower East Side. Temporarily. The myriad Post-its splashed all over the tiles of 14th Street station have drawn enough attention to warrant NYC creator, Mathew “Levee” Chavez, to take his vision on the road, via pop-up installation. This iteration of “Subway Therapy” is […]

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