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With ‘Walltime,’ Bowery and East Houston Becomes User-Generated TV Screen

Posted February 21, 2017 at 5:13 am

Over the years, the south-facing exposure of 294 Bowery has boasted its fair share of advertising. And plenty of graffiti, naturally. Everything from static billboards like the enormous Grand Theft Auto IV banner (April 2008) to videos pimping Ciroc vodka or the fight to save turtles. Now, this enormous white space above (and unrelated to) […]

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250 Bowery Condo Owners Together Sue over Shoddy Construction and Flooding

Posted February 21, 2017 at 5:06 am

There’s a certain element of schadenfreude here… Condo owners at 250 Bowery are realizing what supermodel Gigi Hadid did last year. Maybe they should’ve thought twice before buying into the development. The starlet, and Taylor Swift pal, sold her pad for $2.3 million. The next month, February 2016, the proverbial shit hit the fan. Indeed, the […]

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‘No Idols Tattoo’ the Latest Tattoo Parlor to Open on the Bowery, Birthplace of the Industry

Posted February 16, 2017 at 5:07 am

Tattooing is returning home in a big way. Back to the Bowery, where it all started. The latest newcomer in this revival is No Idols Tattoo, which opened a second-floor ink spot a few months ago at 112 Bowery. It joins Kings Avenue and celebrity inkmaster Bang Bang’s studio within a five-block radius. This chalked-up […]

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Goldman Properties Tags Bowery Graffiti Wall with New ID Plaques

Posted February 10, 2017 at 5:15 am

Goldman Properties finally made the Bowery Graffiti Wall into a proper gallery last week with the installation of subtle identification nameplates. Indeed, the latest mural on the Bowery – “Urbanmythology” by Spanish duo PichiAvo – is now official thanks to the advent of two plaques bolted to the facade. One details the story of the […]

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In Historic Move, Bari Restaurant Equipment is Relocating its Manufacturing off the Bowery

Posted February 7, 2017 at 5:00 am

Another big change is happening on the Bowery. And it’s indicative of the overall trend taking hold. Bari Restaurant Equipment, the eight-decade-old restaurant supplier on the Bowery, is shifting some of its resources away from the thoroughfare. The Bari family is reportedly moving the manufacturing arm of its business from the headquarters building, instead relocating […]

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Artists PichiAvo Complete their ‘Urbanmythology’ on the Bowery

Posted January 31, 2017 at 5:11 am

The Bowery Graffiti Wall is now decorated with its latest mural. PichiAvo wrapped up work on the horse-driven piece yesterday afternoon, capping a week of painting activities. Indeed, despite driving rains, a Nor’easter, and overall inclement weather the last several days, the Spanish duo worked through it unfazed. As PichiAvo’s first work in New York […]

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Naples Pizza Master Gino Sorbillo Headed to the Bowery with New Pizzeria

Posted January 27, 2017 at 5:14 am

It doesn’t look like 334 Bowery is yet done with pizza operators. Next up is famed, Naples-based pizza maker Gino Sorbillo. News of his arrival on the Lower East Side came through Community Board 2, as Sorbillo seeks full liquor privileges for the establishment. La Pizzeria Sorbillo is his claim to fame, much beloved by […]

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Take a Walk Through the Abandoned Bowery Subway Station [VIDEO]

Posted January 26, 2017 at 5:14 am

If you’re planning a visit to the abandoned Bowery subway station, which I am not encouraging, make sure to bring bail money and are ready to run. The city’s Vandal Squad has eyes on this NYC gem 24/7. As an alternative, check out the video below, shot in 2015 by YouTuber Urban NYC. It’s definitely […]

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Despite the Storm, Art Duo PichiAvo Begins Decorating the Bowery Graffiti Wall

Posted January 24, 2017 at 5:19 am

The Lower East Side will get its mural, come hell or high water. Indeed. Despite the advent of a soaking Nor’easter yesterday afternoon, Spanish artist duo PichiAvo began work on a new mural at the Bowery Graffiti Wall. The team braved steady rain and whipping wind gusts to install the first layer of their piece. PichiAvo […]

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Opening of 22-Story ‘Joie de Vivre Hotel’ at 50 Bowery Delayed Until March

Posted January 24, 2017 at 5:12 am

More than four years of bottlenecks, headaches, and desecrated city history for this. Back in September, the public relations arm of Joie de Vivre Hotels flexed its muscle to let everyone know that it had finally arrived on the Bowery. A blinding fact (quite literally) that locals had known since before the 22-story glass building […]

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