Community Board 2
Posted October 23, 2013 at 5:51 am
That thirty-year-old sculpture garden on Elizabeth Street which so often attracts the gaze of passersby is threatened. Like countless other “green” neighborhood treasures, the city-owned parcel began life as a fallow 20,000 square-foot lot. Its subsequent beautification by the adjacent gallery and the hypergentrification of Little Italy now make the Elizabeth Street Garden a prime […]
Posted October 21, 2013 at 5:32 am
Travertine and its loud late-night clientele never sat right with locals. Its successor at 19 Kenmare isn’t much better, either. Ken & Cook continues the fine tradition of feather ruffling due to its continuous and wanton disregard for the community. For instance, there is still no certificate of occupancy for 19 Kenmare Street, the sidewalk […]
Last modified July 22, 2013 at 12:02 pm
The former Lite Elite at the southwest corner of Bowery and Broome is the latest battlefield between NIMBY and nightlife.
Posted March 19, 2013 at 6:09 am
Blink and it’s gone – just under a year has already elapsed since Nolita House shuttered operations at 47 East Houston Street.
Posted March 12, 2013 at 9:33 am
Roadwork in the intersection of Bowery and East Houston is nothing short of epic.
Posted February 22, 2013 at 9:04 am
Past attempts to create a drinking establishment here were met with denial by Community Board 2. Now it’s “Bowery Restaurant Group” trying to make a go of it.
Last modified January 3, 2013 at 6:10 am
As we speak, 25 Cleveland Place is returning to form as a restaurant after a brief flirtation with the downtown gallery scene.
Last modified April 10, 2013 at 10:38 pm
168 Bowery is the forthcoming home of Openhouse Bowery, and is actually a joint-venture with Wilson Tang of Nom Wah Tea Parlor.
Posted October 26, 2012 at 6:47 am
Another day, another story about the ever-changing landscape of Kenmare Street just off the Bowery.