Posted January 21, 2014 at 10:24 am
Atop the entrance of the new Sergio Davila Boutique at 8 Spring Street, an old, familiar sign caught our eye (along with, it turns out, the attention of a MoMA curator. But, we’ll get to that part a bit later). The unearthed sign was for the Willoughby Sharp Gallery, which existed from 1988 – 1991. […]
Last modified November 26, 2013 at 11:31 am
Annie is getting the Hollywood remake treatment, and it’s been filming around downtown since earlier this fall. All shooting is apparently cloaked under the code name of “Moonquake Lake” to throw off those meddling kids and their dog eager bloggerazis. EV Grieve spotted the production in Alphabet City a couple months ago; today the film […]
Posted November 25, 2013 at 5:23 am
Oliver Stumm got his way at 14 Spring Street after a protracted battle. Strongly disliked by many in the community for his Cafe Select hot-spot, the nightlife maven was still able to score a liquor license transfer from Barmarche. This despite an initial denial by Community Board 2 in May 2012; the applicant returned six […]
Posted September 10, 2013 at 6:00 am
The Greenwich Village Society for Historic Preservation (GVSHP) is now accusing the city, city council speaker Christine Quinn, and BP Scott Stringer of collectively allowing this questionably legal development to happen in the first place.
Posted August 13, 2013 at 10:00 am
Beginning this month, life-size photos by renowned photographer Chi Modu will grace walls in downtown Manhattan and Brooklyn.
Posted May 21, 2013 at 6:40 am
The trifecta of likeminded bars near Spring and Lafayette – Spring Lounge, Gatsby’s, Firefly – is now a man down. Yes, the latter joint, Firefly, is no longer in the picture, having shuttered in recent weeks. 54 Spring Street is cleared out and leasing signs are hanging in the windows. Firefly was seemingly a bone […]
Last modified January 11, 2013 at 5:49 pm
At roughly 6:42 pm this evening, a massive 5-alarm fire tore through 41 Spring Street in Little Italy (near Mulberry), killing one resident, inuring two civilians and seven firefighter