Bank of America

Sidewalk Work Outside Zarin Building Finally Finished After 9-Month Ordeal

Posted September 1, 2017 at 5:12 am

Bank of America ditched its perch at the northwest corner of Grand and Orchard Streets last October after a decade-plus tenancy, as previously reported. Its identity was completely scraped from the exterior. Work on the sidewalk out front began shortly thereafter, but quickly hit a dead-end that only now is finally cleared. The Malachite Group, […]

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Cops Nab Perp After 3 Failed Bank Robbery Attempts on the Lower East Side

Last modified July 20, 2017 at 7:16 am

The twenty-two-year-old perpetrator behind a trio of unsuccessful Lower East Side robbery attempts was nabbed yesterday, police said. His name is Richard Callison of Oradell, NJ.  The man, who donned a fisherman hat and sunglasses, first hit the Bank of America at Delancey and Ludlow Streets on Tuesday afternoon. He allegedly passed a note demanding […]

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There was an Attempted Robbery at the Bank of America at Delancey and Ludlow Yesterday [Updated]

Last modified July 19, 2017 at 11:38 am

At roughly 5pm yesterday evening, the Bank of America branch at the northwest corner of Ludlow and Delancey Streets (anchoring the Ludlow Residence) was the site of an attempted robbery. Cops are looking for a white male wearing black t-shirt, light shorts, and a green fisherman hat, who allegedly passed the teller a note demanding money. […]

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Bank of America Ditches Zarin Building on Grand Street After More than a Decade

Posted October 28, 2016 at 5:15 am

Now here’s a sight not often seen in the city. A bank branch closure. The Zarin Fabrics building at 314-320 Grand Street just lost its Bank of America. Illuminated signage was pried from the facade earlier this week. The bank floor is now gutted – gone are the teller counters and ATM lobby. Guess this […]

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Bank of America Signage is up at Former ‘Diamond Corner’ on the Bowery

Posted August 3, 2016 at 5:11 am

This here is the brief epithet about the corporate invasion of the Bowery, visualized. Or, how Bank of America installed another branch in Chinatown. News of its arrival at 88 Bowery preceded that of the wraparound, red-white-and-blue signage installed earlier this week. Gone is the plywood shed, too, deposed a few weeks ago to reveal […]

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Bank of America Officially Announces Itself at Former ‘Diamond Corner’ on the Bowery

Posted April 4, 2016 at 5:18 am

The banner affixed to the plywood shed is confirmation enough – Bank of America is indeed opening a branch at 88 Bowery. They “look forward to seeing you” (and taking your money). We saw this coming for more than a year. Ever since Dr. Jay’s owner Joseph Betesh acquired the property in 2013 – it […]

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The Bowery’s Former ‘Diamond Corner’ Will Become a Bank of America Branch, After All

Posted March 7, 2016 at 5:00 am

​Down at 88 Bowery, homogeneity is welcomed with open arms. Gone are the jewelers and in comes the bank. The Diamond Corner is officially kaput with the removal of its old-timey signage last week. Contractors have been busy at 88 Bowery for months, combining the adjacent stores into a larger space. You’ll recall that the […]

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The Shiny New Bleecker Subway Entrances

Posted April 24, 2012 at 6:19 am

Behold, the shiny new Bleecker Street IRT entrances on either side of Houston Street (east of Lafayette).

One-Minute Ode to New York City [Video]

Posted December 13, 2011 at 10:14 am

Herewith, a powerful and serene one-minute ode to New York City.

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Ludlow Residence Water Fill-Up

Posted July 15, 2011 at 6:28 am

With water jug in hand, the cart-pushing woman casually tapped into the hidden water spigot on the facade of the Ludlow Residence.