355 Bowery

‘Wise Men’ on the Bowery Calls it Quits Tonight After 5 Years

Posted November 3, 2017 at 5:02 am

That trendy Bowery hangout, Wise Men, is calling it quits after five years on the block. Its final night in business is tonight, marked with the requisite sendoff party. Three lady friends in 2012 – photographer Danielle Levitt, S Magazine creative director Christina Chin, and restaurant industry vet Caroleyn Ng – transformed the sushi-cum-jello-shot spot Orange […]

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Wise Men Bar Apparently Seeks Buyer for Bowery Space

Posted March 9, 2016 at 9:27 am

From the outset, the Wise Men was pitched as “New York’s fastest growing neighborhood finally gets its local late-night spot.” Now, three years into its lease on the Bowery, ownership is apparently looking for an exit. The speakeasy-ish bar – founded by photographer Danielle Levitt, S Magazine creative director Christina Chin, and restaurant industry vet Caroleyn […]

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Wise Men Opening at 355 Bowery

Posted February 8, 2013 at 6:29 am

Sushi spot Orange Valve didn’t survive the alleged “renovations” mentioned in storefront signage last year. Wise Men took over and is now ready to roll.

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Wisemen Taking Over 355 Bowery

Last modified August 11, 2012 at 10:51 am

If we had a nickel for every instance a new bar was aiming to be a “neighborhood establishment” or channel old New York.

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Y Gallery Moving to 165 Orchard Street

Posted March 29, 2011 at 6:18 am

Orchard Street is continuing its quest to become the gallery capital of the Lower East Side.

Lush Life Gallery Tour on LES This Summer

Last modified June 27, 2012 at 2:19 am

Richard Price’s LES-centric bestseller, Lush Life, is jumping from page to canvas.  Throughout the summer, a collection of sixty artists in nine (of the gazillion) neighborhood galleries will attempt to interpret the storyline.  Each venue corresponds to one of the chapters in the book.

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