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Legendary Willoughby Sharp Gallery Storefront Rediscovered on Spring Street

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. […]

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‘Annie’ Remake Filming in Little Italy Today; Cameron Diaz is Miss Hannigan

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 […]

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Oliver Stumm is Opening ‘Rintintin’ in the Old Barmarche on Spring

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 […]

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GVSHP Attacks City Over Alleged Illegalities of the Trump SoHo

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.

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Photographer Chi Modu Brings Life Size Images to Street with ‘Uncategorized’

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.

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Firefly Bar on Spring Street is Out of Business

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 […]

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Arsonist Sets Fatal 5-Alarm Fire in Little Italy, Now in Custody

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

Uncle Boon’s Restaurant to Replace Seven Spring

Posted July 31, 2012 at 6:18 am

Two restaurants have tried their luck at 7 Spring Street within the last five years. Both met the same fate. Closure.

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Chipotle Opens Outpost at 71 Spring Street

Posted May 3, 2012 at 6:48 am

In the six months since Chipotle first revealed its intentions to take over 71 Spring Street, the store was surprisingly quiet.

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JR x Liu Bolin Wheat-Paste Scraped from 11 Spring

Posted March 22, 2012 at 6:28 am

Shortly after JR and Liu Bolin bombed the western exposure of 11 Spring Street, the epic one-story paster was scraped into oblivion.

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