Posted August 11, 2014 at 6:10 am
The trendy transformation from car-park to condoplex is nearly complete at 224 Mulberry Street. It’s been a complete construction zone these last few months, resulting in the new superstructure you now see. Half the netting was recently removed to reveal the all-brick exterior. The recent addition of a banner advertises that sales begin in “late […]
Posted August 11, 2014 at 5:47 am
Some prankster out there is taping bogus “film shoot” signs in cinema-specific neighborhoods around New York City. And it’s pretty funny, actually. Last week saw the arrival of the familiar neon notices for Annie Hall 2 and Taxi Driver 2. Now, Boogie Twitter follower @HedgeFunNY brings word that Little Italy boasts its own Godfather 4 job. […]
Posted February 4, 2014 at 12:36 pm
If you live in the Chinatown vicinity, you are well aware that January 31 was the start of the Chinese New Year, the year of the Horse. Maybe you saw the parade, heard firecrackers going off in the neighborhood, or maybe you saw red envelopes around which are given out with money in them for […]
Last modified January 8, 2014 at 7:58 am
The Little Italy Street Art Project tapped Olek for its first public piece of 2014. And it’s an ambitious one. Yesterday evening, despite the cold, the world renown crochet artist strung a tapestry along the Mulberry Street parking lot fence between Canal and Hester. Just below the Ron English mural from 2012. Using her trademark […]
Posted November 19, 2013 at 6:00 am
Hailed as a “prime retail opportunity” for the better part of the last year, the Mulberry House at 290 Mulberry finally scored a ground floor tenant. But it’s only temporary. As of this weekend, the cold concrete space is a seasonal pop-up for the knitwear brand Nirvanna Designs. Nirvanna Designs is an Asian-inspired brand that […]
Posted November 8, 2013 at 6:05 am
SHoP Architects’ Mulberry House at 290 Mulberry Street was welcomed by graffiti writer RAMER last week, the first to tag the facade. It remained in place for a couple days before the building crew scrubbed it clean. Meanwhile, there’s not much else to report on this front. Even though the undulating shitbox is practically complete, it […]
Posted August 29, 2013 at 6:02 am
Until recently, the seven-year-old Kixclusive catered to devout sneakerheads in the sub-level space at 288 Mulberry Street.
Posted May 8, 2013 at 6:30 am
McNally Jackson is one of the last independent bookstores in the area, and a neighborhood treasure at that. So it’s heartening to see that the Prince Street business expanding around the corner.
Posted May 1, 2013 at 6:20 am
The concerted local effort to transform Little Italy into a hub of creativity ultimately led to the creation of the the Little Italy Street Art Project last year.