Lafayette Street

Olek Crochets Children’s Tricycle in Petrosino Square

Posted March 9, 2011 at 6:28 am

No rest for the weary. That seems to be Olek’s mantra of late.

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Update on REI Progress at Puck Building

Last modified November 15, 2011 at 10:15 pm

Five months ago, blockbuster news dropped that REI was planning to open its first city location inside the landmarked Puck Building. Now there’s progress.

RIP Levi’s Billboard of Gears

Posted February 18, 2011 at 6:28 am

Levi’s finally decided to scrap its billboard undertaking above the corner of East Houston and Lafayette.

Gossip Girl Filming at Delicatessen

Last modified June 27, 2012 at 1:35 am

Right now the corner of Prince and Lafayette is buzzing with production crews. Gossip Girl is currently in the neighborhood filming scenes inside swank restaurant Delicatessen. Black curtains and PA guards are in place to deter any paparazzi. There is also a line of pretty people queued outside the entrance. Extras.

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Gum Election Ballot on Worst Wireless Carrier

Posted February 15, 2011 at 6:28 am

It’s been two years, but the modern democracy-loving folks behind Gum Election are back with another street ballot.

Drill Rig at BP Station on East Houston

Last modified June 27, 2012 at 1:27 am

What’s an oil rig doing on East Houston? It’s gets deeper.

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Element Nightclub at 225 East Houston to Close

Last modified June 27, 2012 at 1:27 am

Eater is reporting that Element, the upscale nightclub inside the old Provident Loan Society building on East Houston, is shutting down for good. Apparently the owners sold the building from underneath the business.  Of course, the club needs to go out with a bang. [Photo Credit: masck] According to the Facebook page, the proper sendoff […]

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Levi’s Billboard Getting a Tune Up

Posted November 4, 2010 at 6:21 am

Over a month and counting since the ambitious new Levi’s billboard above East Houston was last functional. In late September, the complex collection of cogs, which together spell the slogan “We are all workers,” stopped working altogether.  It basically rendered a unique display into something fairly run-of-the-mill.

The Levi’s Billboard is Busted

Posted October 7, 2010 at 6:26 am

The massive Levi’s billboard above the intersection of Lafayette and East Houston is still busted. In fact, the mechanism of gears hasn’t worked for a number of weeks now.  Well, it was a good two-month run.

Violet & Daisy Filming on Broome Street Today

Last modified June 27, 2012 at 1:35 am

It’s over the Bowery and through the stench to more Violet & Daisy filming we go.  Yesterday, the shoot occupied parts of Stanton, Ludlow, and Essex Streets.  Today, the feature is moving production to Broome between Elizabeth and Lafayette.

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