213 Bowery

‘Mega-Galleries’ Spell the End for Smaller Area Showrooms

Posted June 30, 2017 at 5:04 am

Small galleries on the Lower East Side are closing left and right. For the last decade, headlines ad nauseum described an influx of smalltime galleries defecting from Chelsea and landing in the neighborhood. Critical mass has apparently been reached, where only the big box can now survive. Galleries with deep pockets apparently make it impossible […]

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On Stellar Rays Annexes Former Restaurant Supply Shop at 213 Bowery

Posted February 12, 2016 at 5:16 am

​Regent Restaurant Supply relocated from its longtime Bowery headquarters just before the new year. In business since the mid-1990s, the ground-level warehouse operated at 213 for more than a dozen years. Well, no sooner did they depart than drilling began inside the store. With good reason. The eight-year-old gallery occupying its rear (i.e. 1 Rivington) […]

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Shepard Fairey Unveils New Stencil at 213 Bowery

Last modified July 1, 2011 at 9:23 am

Almost a year after his hated mural at the graffiti wall was deposed, Shepard Fairey returned to the Lower East Side yesterday.

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Bowery Gates Painted Ahead of “Festival of Ideas”

Posted April 26, 2011 at 6:18 am

Sanctioned murals began appearing on numerous gates along the thoroughfare a couple weeks ago. More after the jump!

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