2nd Street

Sampling the Lost Cuisine Found in ‘The German Jewish Cookbook’

Posted September 21, 2017 at 5:16 am

In our current food-obsessed culture – especially in places like New York City – it seems that we are global food citizens. We have easy access to an endless variety of restaurants and specialty food stores, which enable us to explore foods from all over the world. And we can easily watch a multitude of […]

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Long-Running Wholesale Beer Warehouse Decamps from Alphabet City After Building Sale

Posted March 1, 2016 at 5:10 am

Discount beer and soda distributor, Poch & Risman, is gone after decades in Alphabet City. A $7 million transaction for the two-story basic building (298 East 2nd Street) back in October spelled the beginning of the end. Boogie contributor Robert Carmona shares these images, which show the warehouse experiencing gut demolition yesterday. Poch & Risman […]

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Clayton’s Corner: Dr. Dave’s Fundraising Success

Posted August 1, 2014 at 9:25 am

Local general practicioner Dr. David Ores has been providing medical services to low-income and uninsured residents of the Lower East Side for two decades. One week ago, Dr. Dave (as neighbors refer to him) organized a desperate crowdfunding plea to remain in his office on East Second Street. He had recently learned of a $30,000 […]

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Boukies Ends Its Run on 2nd Street After 2 Years

Posted March 21, 2014 at 5:22 am

Boukies met with heartbreak earlier this month; the two-year-old Greek restaurant is now closed for good. Despite printouts on premise which cite ambiguous “renovations,” the outgoing phone message confirms the news in no uncertain terms. Callers are greeted with the following confirmation: “Unfortunately the restaurant has now permanently closed, but we thank you for calling.” […]

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Lady Of Grand’s Pick Of The Week: Il Posto Accanto

Posted September 13, 2013 at 3:52 pm

At Il Posto Accanto, not only can you sit outside and people watch on 2nd Street, but you can indulge in my all-time beloved pasta.

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Living Room Angling for New Space on East 2nd Street

Last modified February 27, 2013 at 5:09 pm

Between raising money and scoring a new location, it’s a week of good news for the Living Room.

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Van Fire on 2nd Street

Posted February 27, 2012 at 12:11 pm

Shortly before noon, firefighters responded to a burning van on East Second Street.

Weekend Edition: February 19

Last modified June 27, 2012 at 1:11 am

[Photo Credit: Brendan Bernhard]

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Breaking: Fire at 2nd Street and the Bowery [Updated]

Last modified February 15, 2012 at 1:34 am

Not too long ago, a three-alarm fire broke out at 21 East Second Street (not the dorm as speculated earlier), between the Bowery and Second Avenue. Eyewitnesses all across Twitter are reporting in excess of a dozen fire vehicles responding to the scene. [Photo Credit: Maria Andrea] According to NYU News, the first and second […]

Clayton’s Corner: Pebbles and Jon of Centre-Fuge Art Project

Last modified July 3, 2012 at 7:48 am

The subject of this week’s Clayton’s Corner is the Centre-Fuge public art project on East First Street between First and Second Avenue. Dreamed up by Pebbles Russell and Jonathan Neville, the Lower East Side endeavor transformed a boring semi-permanent trailer – a satellite office for workers on the Second Avenue Subway – into a vibrant […]

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