Last modified January 1, 2011 at 11:17 pm
In the three months since our last progress report, work on the underpinning job at the construction site of 2 Allen Street (aka 1-3 Orchard) has moved along steadily; backhoes dug deep below street level in an attempt to stabilize the adjacent Jarmulowski Bank Building. But now there’s a partial stop work order in place.
Last modified July 20, 2015 at 5:32 pm
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 […]
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.
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.”
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 […]
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 […]