Division Street

Pike Loop Installation Extended

Last modified June 27, 2012 at 2:19 am

Fans of the Pike Loop installation on Pike Steeet can rest easy today. Contrary to information on the website for the Storefront for Art & Architecture, the exhibit will not end this month. In fact, positive feedback from the community was allegedly overwhelming, and the Department of Transportation decided to extend its residency until the […]

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GreatWall Bus Moved

Posted January 5, 2010 at 6:12 am

The ticket office for GreatWall Bus at 34 Canal Street recently moved a few doors down to 143 Division.  A yellow “for rent” sign hangs from the aging awning, while a bi-lingual letter taped to the doorway informs future travelers of the new location.

Early Edition: December 17

Posted December 17, 2009 at 6:00 am

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Activity Begins Anew at 2 Allen Street

Posted December 14, 2009 at 6:16 am

Activity is beginning anew at the recently demolished 2 Allen Street (aka 1-3 Orchard Street). A pair of backhoes sits idly in the corner lot, eagerly awaiting orders to mobilize.  Excavation and earth-moving is imminent, as there are now permits filed with the DOB for an “underpinning job.”

Early Edition: December 8

Last modified June 27, 2012 at 1:07 am

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Look Before Crossing the Allen Street Mall

Posted December 7, 2009 at 6:35 am

Every day, without fail, countless pedestrians cross the street (jay-walking and otherwise) with eyeballs buried in iPods, iPhones, Blackberries, and the like. Slaves to the handhelds.  Perhaps these habits were the impetus behind the recent addition of “Look” arrow-inlays in each of the intersections of the Allen Street Mall. Highly reminiscent of the sidewalks in […]

Early Edition: December 2

Last modified June 27, 2012 at 1:07 am

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How to Make it in America Back on the Lower East Side

Last modified June 27, 2012 at 1:38 am

How to Make it in America makes its illustrious return to the Lower East Side today. Filming will be held in and around the area bounded by Ludlow, Essex, and Canal. Perhaps those “Japanese hipsters” sought by Central Casting not too long ago will participate in the shoot. Keep your eyes peeled. The show will […]

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Law & Order Returns to the Streets

Last modified June 27, 2012 at 1:38 am

Law & Order returns to the streets of the Lower East Side today, this time located on Ludlow.  Of course, the obligatory neon no parking signs are firmly secured in the immediate vicinity. All this filming less than a week after Wall Street 2 requisitioned Tommy Guns Salon, and turned Ludlow into a UK street.  […]

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Pike Loop Exhibit is Complete

Last modified June 27, 2012 at 2:19 am

Not too long ago, the robotic arm of “R-O-B” finished laying brick for the Pike Loop installation down on Pike Street.  The completed exhibit, sponsored by the Storefront for Art and Architecture, will be on display until January 5.  Stop by for a looksy!

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