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Amazon’s 1980s Throwback Series ‘Red Oaks’ is Filming on the Bowery Today

Posted July 27, 2016 at 5:18 am

Amazon’s coming-of-age comedy, Red Oaks, is taking over the Bowery environs today to shoot scenes for its upcoming second season. This area has seen a flurry of filming activity in recent months; expect more Haddad’s trailers to park up the thoroughfare. And Jennifer Grey. Red Oaks is a nostalgic trip back to the 1980s. A mashup […]

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Logan Hicks’ Multilayered Mural Underway on Bowery Graffiti Wall [PHOTOS]

Posted July 26, 2016 at 5:13 am

The Bowery Graffiti Wall is on to the next one this week. The acclaimed stencil artist Logan Hicks began work on his mural early yesterday morning. He and his assistants spent the day affixing various 3D-style cutouts to the one-story encasement. Rain be damned. The verdict thus far – easily one of the more intriguing, most […]

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Bowery Graffiti Wall Whitewashed for Logan Hicks Artwork Next Week

Posted July 22, 2016 at 5:10 am

The Bowery Graffiti Wall is primed for its next act. Out came the whitewashers this week, painting over the remains of Futura’s ten-month-old mural. The one-story enclosure – the original concrete slab still sits intact with Os Gemeos art – is now a blank canvas for stencil artist Logan Hicks. There is also a portable […]

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Logan Hicks Will Paint the Bowery Graffiti Wall Next Week

Last modified July 20, 2016 at 11:16 am

It’s that time of year. The periodic changing of the guard at the Bowery Graffiti Wall. Almost a full year after imparted Futura unveiled his textured mural (that was September 2015), “stencil artist” Logan Hicks is on deck. Goldman Properties, the real estate company that owns the concrete slab (and land beneath), announced that painting […]

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Overnight Patrol Polices 190 Bowery During its Full Graffiti Cleanse

Posted July 19, 2016 at 5:10 am

This guy is gonna deter vandals from tagging up the facade of 190 Bowery. Team Aby Rosen tapped a lone security guard to work the graveyard shift in an effort to ensure that no one vandalizes the building while it gets a power wash. He sits in an office chair during the watch. Good thing […]

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The Year-Round ‘Bowery Market’ Launches Today with 5 Vendors, Including Butcher’s Daughter

Posted July 14, 2016 at 5:18 am

That was quick. The Bowery Market – an assemblage of corrugated kiosks inside the former Downtown Auto & Tire at Great Jones Street – is ready for the big time. The open-air marketplace debuts today with five vendors, including Alidoro for sandwiches, the Butcher’s Daughter, Pulqueria Mexican fare, newcomer Sushi on Jones, and Champion Coffee […]

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The Bowery Gets Its First LinkNYC Wi-Fi Kiosks

Posted July 14, 2016 at 5:12 am

Here we go; your first sightings of those LinkNYC kiosks south of Houston Street on the Lower East Side. These two payphone-killers are positioned on either side of the Bowery, straddling Delancey. Both were installed this week and, thus far, remain inactive. LinkNYC street furniture – standing 9-foot-6-inches – comes equipped with “the fastest public” […]

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Once a Treasure of Our Neighborhood, the Chinatown YMCA Heads South [OP-ED]

Posted July 12, 2016 at 8:00 am

The following opinion piece was penned by local activist Georgette Fleischer, President of the Friends of Petrosino Square community group. I love the Chinatown Y. I love the exercise classes (pilates and spin are particular favorites). I love swimming laps in the pool. I love community building with diverse neighbors of all ages. But there […]

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London’s ‘Seventeen Gallery’ to Open Stateside Showroom on the Bowery

Posted July 11, 2016 at 5:13 am

Call it the ICP effect. Galleries are flocking to the Bowery in droves in what could be considered the second wave (the New Museum being the first) jumpstarted by the International Center of Photography. The latest being a super high-end showroom hailing from London called the Seventeen Gallery. Word on the street is Seventeen will […]

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‘The Bowery Market’ to Bring Open-Air Food Kiosks to Former Bowery Auto Shop

Posted July 11, 2016 at 5:00 am

On the Bowery, new open-air commerce is set to take hold in the coming weeks. Plans have been underway for the better part of a year to convert the former Downtown Auto & Tire at the corner of Great Jones into a “quick-serve” marketplace of sorts. We’ve known as much since back in January. Identity of […]

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