Division Street

New Hotel Rising at 5 Allen?

Posted October 7, 2010 at 6:33 am

Down at the southern terminus of Allen Street, where the roadway forks into Pike, a narrow finger building is gradually on the rise. All signs point to this being a hotel, mere steps from another hotel in the works where Hong Kong Supermarket once stood.

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Pike Loop Installation Removed

Posted September 20, 2010 at 6:12 am

It took a double-take before we finally realized what happened.  Walking down the Allen Street Mall near Division, the decrepit space was somehow different.  Lacking a certain something that, for the moment, we couldn’t place.  Then, the proverbial light bulb – the Pike Loop installation was quietly removed.

Jarmulowsky Bank Building Sheds Scaffolding

Posted July 22, 2010 at 6:12 am

Holy Happy Shabu, Batman, the scaffolding is gone from the Jarmulowsky Bank Building on Canal Street. For years, this corner became a multipurpose space for graffiti artists and homeless alike.  Not anymore.

Another Look at 2 Allen Street Construction

Last modified January 1, 2011 at 11:15 pm

It was almost a year ago that we first reported on the demise and demolition of 2 Allen Street, an historic piece of the neighborhood designed and built by renowned architect Frederick Eberling in 1887.  Looking at the project site now, progress has been quite slow.  A stop-work order levied in March held up construction […]

Recap: Egg Rolls & Egg Creams Festival

Last modified June 7, 2010 at 7:50 am

Way down at the terminus of Eldridge Street, where old-world Judaism meets modern-day Chinatown, hordes gathered yesterday afternoon to celebrate the 10th annual Egg Rolls & Egg Creams Festival.  Amidst the balmy weather, it was a celebration of two delicious traditional treats.

Reminder: Egg Rolls & Egg Creams Festival on Eldridge

Posted June 6, 2010 at 10:00 am

This afternoon is the 10th annual Egg Rolls & Egg Creams Festival on Eldridge Street, between Canal and Division.  The event begins at noon and runs until 4 pm.

Quickly Now Serving Bubble Tea at 79 Division

Last modified June 1, 2010 at 1:16 pm

Now that Kung Fu Bing is safe and sound at 189 East Houston, we can re-focus our attention on its former Division Street digs.  Gone are the yellowing Chinese newspapers and DIY “for rent” signs.  Over the holiday weekend, fresh orange signage was installed, revealing the latest cornershop occupant. And it’s a bit more health conscious.  Behold […]

Early Edition: May 12

Last modified June 27, 2012 at 1:05 am

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