Posted September 21, 2013 at 9:28 am
That heavy-duty fire response you saw last night outside Lorely on Rivington Street was much ado about a mattress fire. So we’re told. The small blaze reportedly erupted shortly after 1am in apartment #6. First responders were on that shit like white on rice, and had it quickly extinguished. The bar and building residents were […]
Posted September 10, 2013 at 6:09 am
On Stellar Rays is no longer part of the Orchard Street gallery district.
Posted September 5, 2013 at 11:21 am
Despite the recent crackdown on street performers and the wishy-washiness of the City Parks Department, it appears that outdoor theatrics are alive and well on the Lower East Side. Indie folk favorites Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros strolled into Sara D. Roosevelt Park recently to busk ”Better Days,” the leadoff track from their third album, […]
Last modified September 5, 2013 at 8:36 am
Over the years, 125 Rivington Street became a revolving door of sorts for the Sebago shoe brand and its collaboration with the Vane design collective.
Last modified August 30, 2013 at 9:14 am
Cell phone robberies are seemingly on the rise of late. A tipster tells us that early yesterday morning, two male Hispanics allegedly snatched a woman’s cell phone outside 123 Rivington Street (Welcome to the Johnson’s). Apparently plainclothes officers in an undercover cab witnessed the scene, while the woman screamed “give me my phone.” Cops tackled […]
Posted August 28, 2013 at 6:03 am
A few days ago, this enormous canvas appeared on Rivington Street near the Bowery. The pithy street art begs passersby not to pay it any mind, illustrating a literal interpretation of the phrase. Funning thing is, most people didn’t… The cartoonish painting is by the hand of artist Mark Samsonovich, who has had other similar […]
Posted August 19, 2013 at 10:00 am
The suspended scaffold made an appearance above ‘inoteca a couple weeks ago to prepare the facade for some paint-by-numbers advertising.
Posted August 15, 2013 at 6:12 am
Spotting any of the five turtles swimming inside M’Finda Kalunga Garden is akin to a bird shitting on you, seeing a double rainbow, or getting two yolks in one egg. It’s apparently good luck; at least in some circles. For weeks we’ve patiently waited for a glimpse of the newcomers and this past Saturday was […]
Posted July 24, 2013 at 12:00 pm
With punk rock establishment St. Jerome’s dead in the water, its loyal disciples are giving it a proper send-off … at Lit Lounge.
Last modified July 24, 2013 at 11:53 am
Coming up on a year since The National ended its short-lived residency at 8 Rivington Street, its ground-level replacement is now operational