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Watch Undercover Taxi Drivers Arrest Man Near Thompson LES [VIDEO]

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.

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Brandy Library Vet to Bring ‘Copper & Oak’ to 157 Allen Street

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.

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Antler Beer & Wine Dispensary Opens at 123 Allen

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, […]

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New Shades for Sugar Cafe on Allen

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 […]

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5 Years Later, Thompson LES Makes it Official with Facade Lettering

Posted July 25, 2013 at 10:10 am

Hotelier Jason Pomeranc opened the Thompson LES eyesore almost five years ago to the day.

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Allen/Houston Citi Bike Corral Relocated One Block South

Posted July 17, 2013 at 6:11 am

The Citi Bike docking station in the Allen Street Mall at Houston was just relocated.

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People Lounge on Allen Becomes ‘People Kitchen & Lounge’

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. […]

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Bluestockings Shows Its Support for Edward Snowden

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 […]

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T-Spot Takes Over 99 Allen Street

Posted June 18, 2013 at 6:36 am

The second coming of Fried Dumplings at 99 Allen Street is no longer.

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Hip Hop Artist Wale Films Music Video for “Love Hate Thing” on Allen Street

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.”

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