221 Bowery

Spanish Kicks Company Camper Christens New ‘Lab’ on the Bowery

Posted April 28, 2017 at 5:10 am

It’s settled. You can finally purchase $285 sneakers on the Bowery. And right beside the Bowery Mission, no less. The Spanish footwear company, Camper, has you covered. The brand finally deposed the “coming soon” window skin from the facade of 221 Bowery last week to reveal its trendy CamperLab concept, a store we first told you […]

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Footwear Brand, Camper, Unveils New ‘CamperLab’ Store on the Bowery

Posted September 15, 2016 at 5:08 am

Contemporary footwear company Camper is set to launch one of its newest retail verticals on the Bowery. You’ll recall that the Spanish-based brand planted a flag at 221 Bowery shortly after Chair-Up was unseated, and relocated around the corner to Delancey Street. We first published that story in August. Construction of the plywood shed commenced […]

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Spanish Footwear Company ‘Camper’ Laces up for 221 Bowery

Posted August 9, 2016 at 5:00 am

When Chair Up packed its bags for a new retail space around the corner on Delancey Street, chatter on the block indicated that a shoe store of some kind was opening in its stead. It only grew latter as time went on, yet not much was otherwise known. Until today. It’s time to lace up. […]

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Breaking: Hand Grenade Found in Bowery Basement, Bomb Squad Reacts in Kind

Last modified March 21, 2016 at 4:12 pm

​The bomb squad was called to 221 Bowery earlier today after a WWII-era hand grenade was uncovered by a demolition team in the basement. A tipster tells us that the crew discovered the explosive beside a bunch of “antique looking guns” from the same time period. Our source speculates that the dated cache could possibly belong […]

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‘Chair-Up’ Restaurant Supply Space on the Bowery is Now for Rent

Posted December 30, 2013 at 6:08 am

219-221 Bowery is but one property in a portfolio of eleven Bowery buildings that sold for an astonishing $62 million last June. At the time, we knew the transaction pretty much spelled curtains for 15-year-old Chair-Up. With Milestone Equities as the new boss (they own the Dr. Jay’s streetwear empire), there was no way in […]

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Do Not Learn on the Bowery

Posted February 9, 2011 at 6:18 am

Some warnings are not heeded on the Bowery, as evidenced by Chair Up’s boarded window.

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