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Hope and Empowerment Explored with ICP-Bowery Mission Collaborative

Posted December 6, 2016 at 5:14 am

The International Center of Photography is extending its reach down the Bowery. With its base of operations open just over five months, the institution is already weaving into the fabric of the neighborhood by way of collaborations. The latest being with the Bowery Mission. Several Bowery Mission community members and staff recently went on a “Guided Tour of […]

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With Historic Federal Row Houses Destroyed, 8-Story Condo-Hotel Begins Ascent

Posted December 5, 2016 at 5:00 am

Hallowed Bowery grounds are now prepped for more unneeded luxury. Several months after the historically significant 138-142 Bowery were reduced to dust, the Department of Buildings finally issued permits for the expected eight-story condo-hotel. Site activity commenced about three months ago; it’s game on. The ground is already excavated and foundation work is well underway. As previously […]

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Former Amato Opera House on the Bowery Gains Both Luxury Living and New Fire Escapes

Last modified November 29, 2016 at 8:05 am

The former Amato Opera House is now unrecognizable as its former self. With scaffolding dismantled – and lettering gone from the facade – the theater is reincarnated as luxury living. There are some visible additions to the 1899-era tenement, including fresh white paintjob, the new duplex penthouse, and external fire escape system currently undergoing installation. […]

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‘Canada Goose’ Smear Campaign Hits the Streets After SoHo Store Opening

Posted November 23, 2016 at 5:14 am

Canada Goose is high on its new outlet store in SoHo, which opened last week on Wooster Street. There is even a new two-piece billboard plugging the brand above East Houston (the one usually occupied by H&M). The street isn’t happy with the retail arrival, though. What began as vocal protests by animal rights activists […]

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Bowery Mission to Serve More than 11,000 Meals this Thanksgiving

Posted November 23, 2016 at 5:09 am

This Thursday, more than 11,000 mouths are expected to gobble up a turkey dinner at the Bowery Mission in celebration of Thanksgiving. Now in its 137th cycle, the Mission is ready to dish out hot holiday meals in all five boroughs of NYC and in Newark, NJ. The flagship location on the Bowery will have […]

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London’s ‘Seventeen’ Gallery is Born on the Bowery

Posted November 22, 2016 at 5:10 am

Seventeen inaugurates its new Bowery showroom tomorrow. Headquartered at 314 Bowery, this Lower East Side outpost is a first for the London-based gallery, which now has an anchor along the trendy thoroughfare. Its first exhibit is a show called “Lies,” featuring the artwork of Marianna Simnett. According to the official website, Seventeen is a “Modern gallery […]

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Mark Fisher Fitness ‘Ninja Clubhouse’ Muscles Onto the Bowery

Posted November 21, 2016 at 5:17 am

The tech incubator otherwise known as 161 Bowery welcomes a new gym to its ranks today. A “ninja clubhouse” hailing from Hell’s Kitchen called Mark Fisher Fitness. The six-year-old gym first announced itself back in August with a teaser poster in the windows. Today’s official public launch is roughly two months behind schedule. Mark Fisher […]

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CitizenM Hotel on the Bowery Begins Hoisting the Modular Units into Place [PHOTOS]

Posted November 17, 2016 at 5:00 am

An exciting moment for CitizenM and its new Lower East Side hotel was actually scary for neighbors in the vicinity. If you happened to be near Bowery and Delancey yesterday morning, you saw it. The controversial crane – a Liebherr Power Boom – lifted the first modular unit into place from its trailer-bound perch. From here, […]

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Kenneth Cole to Close All Stores, but Will Keep the Bowery Location

Posted November 16, 2016 at 5:12 am

Kenneth Cole is said to shutter its 63 outlet stores over the next six months. One of the only locations to hang in there is the cornershop at Bowery and Bond. The clothing company will instead focus efforts on e-commerce and international sales, according to Crain’s. Kenneth Cole settled at 328 Bowery last year, a […]

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3 Buildings on the ‘Tidal Wave that is the Bowery’ Hit the Market for $30M

Last modified November 15, 2016 at 11:20 am

Grab a life jacket and brace yourselves for the cresting tidal wave. Everywhere you look on the Bowery it’s development… When Oggi Lighting shut its lights for the last time back in April, we had a premonition that something bad would happen here. After all, 162-166 Bowery is a low-rise strip of mixed-use buildings with […]

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