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

Posted June 23, 2017 at 5:11 am

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, […]

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Cashing in on the Bowery Graffiti Wall with ‘Limited Edition’ Prints

Posted May 24, 2017 at 10:22 am

Last week, Goldman Properties announced that art fans could “own a piece” of the famous Bowery Graffiti Wall. “For the first time in history,” the copy read in all-caps, people could purchase limited edition prints of the PichiAvo mural (“Urbanmythology”) currently holding court. Cashing in on the wall. Seventy-five 47” x 15” archival color prints, […]

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Lowline Co-founder’s Ex and Children Aboard Missing Plane in Bermuda Triangle

Posted May 18, 2017 at 9:39 am

Tragedy struck the city design community on Monday when local Tribeca event space designer, Jennifer Blumin, her two small kids, and boyfriend-pilot disappeared on a private jet flying through the Bermuda Triangle. Blumin, 40, and her two sons, aged 3 and 4, as well as New Hampshire resident Nathan Ulrich, 52, were identified by the Coast […]

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Only 1.9% Commission to Sell Your Apartment! [SPONSORED]

Posted May 17, 2017 at 8:15 am

Bobby Weiss Real Estate is now offering the lowest commission rate in the state of New York! Only 1.9% to sell your apartment Why would you pay more? We can do a better job than any other broker, and we do it for less. Call, text or email and let’s talk about selling your apartment, […]

City Council Candidates to Discuss Preservation at ‘Candidate Night’ this Evening

Posted May 1, 2017 at 5:09 am

The Lower East Side Preservation Initiative along with sister organizations are hosting a “Candidate Night on Historic Preservation Issues” – a topic all too fitting in the neighborhood’s current real estate climate. The meeting will allow candidates for New York City Council Districts 1 and 2 to get on their soapboxes and expound on their vision […]

Meet Farmer Ted of the Stanton Street CSA

Posted April 7, 2017 at 9:45 am

The Stanton Street CSA is gearing up to bring another season of locally grown goodness to Lower East Siders. And, as in previous springs, Windflower Farm’s very own Farmer Ted will make the the four-hour trip from upstate to the M’Finda Kalunga Garden, to meet and greet with returning CSA members and potential new ones. […]

Essex Crossing Condos at Site 1 Show off New Skin [PHOTOS]

Posted April 5, 2017 at 5:18 am

The third of four Essex Crossing buildings in Phase I is but a few feet from the top, and already beginning to resemble the renderings. “Curtain wall” deliveries to Site 1 over the last few weeks have really started filling out the skeleton of this new Essex Crossing condo development, the only one of its kind […]

Nighttime with the Smoking Manholes of Ludlow Street

Posted March 22, 2017 at 5:18 am

The following guest post was penned by Vicki Rovere, proprietor of the Ludlow Street Free Store the last decade. Walking home from the subway about midnight last Sunday night, as I turned onto my block I smelled smoke. Smoke seemed to be curling up from a little curbside street grate outside Libation. Was it steam […]

‘Party Monster’ Michael Alig Auctioning Club Kid Ephemera

Posted March 20, 2017 at 5:03 am

Notorious “party monster,” Michael Alig, is selling some ephemera from his club kids days. The 50-year old ex-con, who served seventeen years behind bars for the gruesome 1996 murder of his drug dealer, Andre (Angel) Melendez, listed several party invitations on eBay the last few days. For instance, auction items include “Club Kid Disco 2000 Anniversary 1991 […]

Second Suspect in Post-Pianos Pummeling on Orchard Street is Arrested

Posted March 17, 2017 at 8:24 am

The second suspect in the vicious Orchard Street beating caught on tape has been arrested, police said. The collar of 23-year-old Shachin Gauchan yesterday followed mere hours after his pal, Nawang Choying (both are Queens natives), was also brought in on felony gang assault charges. According to the New York Post, Choying provided information that […]