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‘Little Sheep Mongolian Hot Pot’ Opens First Manhattan Location on the Bowery

Posted August 16, 2016 at 5:09 am

The dog days of summer isn’t typically the best time to open a new hot pot joint, but such is life. So, after more than seven months of renovation and preparation, the Little Sheep Mongolian Hot Pot chain finally launched its Manhattan headquarters at 105 Bowery. The restaurant debuted last month. If the Flushing outpost […]

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The CitizenM Hotel on the Bowery Tops out at 19 Stories

Posted August 16, 2016 at 5:05 am

There’s the American flag, signaling the apex of ascension for another unwanted Lower East Side hotel. The nineteen-story CitizenM Hotel on the Bowery reached the top at the end of last week. Jutting upward like a middle finger to join the new area skyline. Well, part of the conjoined superstructure, at least; the first of two […]

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Artist Logan Hicks Returns to the Bowery Graffiti Wall Today to Finish What he Started

Posted August 15, 2016 at 5:16 am

For Logan Hicks, round two reportedly begins today. The acclaimed street artist returns to the Bowery graffiti wall to finish what he started. An epic stencil-based mural called “Story of My Life,” which illustrates a recent SoHo street scene. This high-profile reboot follows a few weeks after the art wall proved unfit to the task, […]

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The Fire Damage to the Germania Bank Building Rooftop on the Bowery [PHOTOS]

Posted August 10, 2016 at 5:13 am

The Germania Bank Building on the Bowery is licking its wounds this week after a rooftop fire sparked Monday evening. Cause of the blaze is not yet known, but several tipsters indicated hearing an explosion followed by a cacophony of sirens (possible propane tank?). Luckily, no one was injured, and damage to the building at […]

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Bowery Graffiti Wall Undergoes Major Overhaul; Logan Hicks to Restart Mural Next Week

Posted August 9, 2016 at 5:09 am

The Bowery graffiti wall was not only stripped of its artwork, but now, of its skin altogether. The perennial two-story canvas is undergoing a major overhaul at the moment. Workers peeled away the layers yesterday and are reconstructing the wall. As of this morning, there is a shiny new exterior in place. The rehab work […]

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Spanish Footwear Company ‘Camper’ Laces up for 221 Bowery

Posted August 9, 2016 at 5:00 am

When Chair Up packed its bags for a new retail space around the corner on Delancey Street, chatter on the block indicated that a shoe store of some kind was opening in its stead. It only grew latter as time went on, yet not much was otherwise known. Until today. It’s time to lace up. […]

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Breaking: The Germania Bank Building on the Bowery is on Fire [PHOTOS]

Last modified August 8, 2016 at 8:44 pm

Reports are coming in that the rooftop of the Germania Bank Building – a designated city landmark – is on fire. A dispatch of firefighters raced to the scene a short time ago and scaled the roof to extinguish the flames. More as it becomes available. Aby Rosen is now the rightful owner of this […]

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Mark Fisher Fitness Opening ‘Ninja’ Clubhouse at 161 Bowery

Posted August 5, 2016 at 5:08 am

The burgeoning Bowery incubator will soon welcome a quirky new gym. As previously reported, Caspi Development is single-handedly seeking to create a Bowery tech sector with 135 and 161 Bowery. Both properties were converted into luxury offices for start-up tenants like Kik Interactive. Now the latter property is adding a boutique gym to its ranks. A […]

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Final Season of ‘Girls’ Filming Along the Bowery Today

Posted August 4, 2016 at 5:12 am

Get ready for a shitshow. Girls is returning to the borderlands of Lower East Side and Little Italy today. The film shoot is headquartered along the Bowery, above Delancey, and points west. Scenes shot today will make it into the sixth and final season, slated to air in 2017. Perhaps another pit-stop at Tom & […]

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Long-Delayed Manhattan Bridge Traffic Safety Upgrades Nearly Complete

Posted August 4, 2016 at 5:08 am

Let’s take a look at some of the safety upgrades underway on the Bowery at the mouth of the Manhattan Bridge. There is finally some progress to report. Until earlier this spring, the multi-pronged safety plan had been stagnating, severely delayed by as much as six months. Even though the Department of Transportation already implemented […]

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