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50 Cent’s ‘Power’ Filming Along Sara D. Roosevelt Park Today

Posted March 21, 2014 at 10:21 am

The eastern border of Sara D. Roosevelt Park between Delancey and Houston (and a two-block buffer) will be a busy corridor of filming activities today. “No Parking” signs have been taped to local street furniture for the last week, informing neighbors that 50 Cent’s Power is returning. The production was last spotted in these parts back […]

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Lower East Side Judaica Vet ‘Ziontalis’ Leaves NYC for Florida

Posted March 18, 2014 at 10:02 am

Ziontalis hasn’t been part of the Lower East Side Fabric since 1997, when the Judaica shop relocated to the garment district. It left behind a tenement storefront at 48 Eldridge Street, which had been its headquarters since the very beginning. Since 1920, when founding patriarch Samuel Yaroslawitz began manufacturing and importing/exporting Judaica to/from New York […]

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‘Boardwalk Empire’ Ending After Season 5 Later This Year

Posted January 10, 2014 at 6:05 am

Prohibition is almost over… Next season will be the fifth and final for the critically acclaimed mob drama Boardwalk Empire. HBO dropped the somber news yesterday at the Television Critics Association, and also relayed the message with a simple graphic on the branded Facebook page. Series creator Terence Winter told Entertainment Weekly: We’re thrilled to get […]

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50 Cent’s ‘Power’ Show for Starz Filming on Eldridge Street Today

Posted January 7, 2014 at 10:23 am

  CBS Television Studios will park itself on Eldridge Street between Grand and Canal for the next two days to film a new series called Power. The sixty-minute drama, which centers on a Manhattan nightlife kingpin, was created by Courtney Kemp Agboh (The Good Wife, The Bernie Mac Show); platinum-selling hip hop star 50 Cent serves as […]

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Adam Sandler Coming to the LES This Week to Film ‘The Cobbler’

Posted November 12, 2013 at 6:06 am

One week after The Knick occupation, another invasion is on the way… Adam Sandler hasn’t made a halfway-decent movie since Big Daddy … or maybe Punch Drunk Love. Much like the latter, he’s now starring in another indie-leaning film directed by Tom McCarthy (The Station Agent, The Visitor). Apparently the new drama is called The […]

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Amy Poehler-Produced ‘Broad City’ Filming on Eldridge Today

Posted September 12, 2013 at 11:00 am

A homegrown Upright Citizens Brigade sketch idea is making its way to cable television. Broad City is the collective brainchild of comediennes Abbi Jacobson and Ilana Glazer. It began in the club but morphed into an uber-popular web series. Fellow UCB alum Amy Poehler took notice and adapted the concept for Comedy Central (ten episodes […]

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That Dildo Hanging from the Wires on Eldridge Street

Posted September 6, 2013 at 11:21 am

She’s a Barbie girl in a barbie world … you can brush her hair, strap on a dildo anywhere. Wait, what? Check this. Next time you’re standing in the smelly intersection of Eldridge and Broome Streets, just look to the sky. Strung from the wires beside the series of Olek yarn-bombed sneakers and dream catchers […]

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Practice Manager Michael Jervis, Dr. Amy Crain, and Owner/Dr. Marc Seibert. Photo: Lori Greenberg.

Lower East Side Animal Hospital Opens on Eldridge Street

Last modified August 29, 2013 at 9:38 am

This past Monday was opening day at the Lower East Side Animal Hospital on the northern block of Eldridge Street. Owner and veterinarian Mark Seibert and his staff gave us a grand tour of the newly renovated space, which they had been sprucing up for the last few months. The state of the art facility […]

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Assafa Islamic Center Revealed at 172 Eldridge

Posted August 7, 2013 at 5:42 am

As Ramadan concludes, we bring news that the Lower East Side will soon have a brand new masjid to call its own. At 172 Eldridge Street.

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