Posted August 28, 2013 at 10:00 am
Not a normal sight outside the Thompson LES the other night. Those are actually plainclothes cops shoving arrested dudes into the back of an undercover taxi.
Posted August 5, 2013 at 6:16 am
Until earlier this year, the southernmost store of 157 Allen Street was a neighborhood barbershop called the Nena Beauty Salon.
Posted August 2, 2013 at 6:19 am
Allen Street already has its homage to the golden age of radio with Hill & Dale; now it’ll pay respects to the seventies-era recording studio. That appears to be the vibe of neighborhood newcomer Antler Beer & Wine Dispensary, which officially opened its doors last night at 123 Allen. For the last month or so, […]
Posted August 1, 2013 at 10:05 am
“Pay attention to me,” cries Sugar Cafe at the southeast corner of Allen and East Houston. “You just don’t look at me like you used to.” Seriously, though. The 24/7 caffeine pit stop at 200 Allen added some “loud” new shades to its windowed facade. An advertisement to help stem the constant roadwork in its […]
Posted July 25, 2013 at 10:10 am
Hotelier Jason Pomeranc opened the Thompson LES eyesore almost five years ago to the day.
Posted July 17, 2013 at 6:11 am
The Citi Bike docking station in the Allen Street Mall at Houston was just relocated.
Posted July 16, 2013 at 11:20 am
The eight-year-old People Lounge recently underwent some rebranding. Apparently it’s no longer just a lounge; the word “kitchen” is now part of the name. This subtle evolution at 163 Allen Street is perhaps a move to compete with the ongoing foodie takeover of the Lower East Side. With this change comes an updated exterior canopy. […]
Posted July 9, 2013 at 6:30 am
The mere mention of Edward Snowden is a polarizing conversation tact. Arguments abound – is he a traitor or an American hero? Bluestockings at 172 Allen Street is siding with Edward Snowden during this current crisis of international asylum. A simple printout in its doorway announces that “Edward Snowden is welcome here.” A red flag […]
Posted June 4, 2013 at 10:11 am
Hip hop artist Wale was on the Lower East Side last Thursday, filming a music video for a track off the forthcoming record, “The Gifted.”