Posted March 17, 2014 at 6:05 am
Rather surprising that the old Rothko building at 116 Suffolk Street found a ground level tenant so damn quickly. Well, relatively, of course. It was late September when Organic Avenue decided to jet from its neighborhood birthplace. This was its home for four years, after relocating from 101 Stanton in 2009. Now, it’s another gallery-slash-exhibition […]
Posted March 10, 2014 at 10:30 am
Chicago-based street artist Don’t Fret is in town, and he’s surely making himself known (just don’t call him Shirley). He apparently spent the weekend pasting several Lower East Side walls with various comedic characters and goofy musings. We spotted pieces from Freeman Alley all the way to Division Street in Chinatown. Some of the […]
Posted March 3, 2014 at 11:37 am
The Suffolk Street facade of Streit’s Matzo factory is a consistent target for taggers and vandals. It’s an expansive wall-canvas with no windows. But the decades-old stalwart recently decided to pimp a piece of the exterior for some advertising dough (pun intended). Late last week, street artist Queen Andrea painted yet another colorful mural as […]
Posted December 3, 2013 at 6:10 am
Mandatory DOB poster rendering, freshly-painted plywood, and a contractor bilging water from deep within the project site. These are all surefire signs pointing to a resumption of construction activities at the southwest corner of Houston and Suffolk Street. For those who don’t recall, this future ten-story development is already more than three years in the making. Ever […]
Posted September 26, 2013 at 6:08 am
From humble beginnings to city domination, Organic Avenue is on the up-and-up, constantly expanding. In fact, its ascension to health stratosphere is the reasoning behind its departure from the Space of Love at 116 Suffolk Street. It had operated here in the Rothko building for almost four years. A Boogie reader informed us that the […]
Posted April 30, 2013 at 6:40 am
The building is not only an architectural anchor on the Lower East Side, but one for the arts as well.
Posted February 20, 2013 at 12:10 pm
The infamous Audrey II will sprout and feed at the Clemente Soto Velez this weekend.
Posted November 20, 2012 at 6:09 am
Sing the blues for Azul Bistro. No, seriously. The under-the-radar Argentinian bistro is seemingly ending its eleven-year run at the northwest corner of Suffolk and Stanton Streets.