Flight of the Conchords

‘Flight of the Conchords’ Consulate Building on East Broadway is Now Getting Demolished

Last modified September 18, 2017 at 9:04 am

And we edge closer to an out of scale two-tower development at the Bialystoker nursing home site… The building at 232 East Broadway, also known as the fictional New Zealand consulate in Flight of the Conchords, is a goner. The death shroud is now draped across its carcass, awaiting the wrecking ball. Indeed, the Department […]

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Sorry, Flight of the Conchords, Your New Zealand Consulate will be Demolished

Last modified December 8, 2016 at 7:26 am

Hate to be the bearer of bad news, Bret (present) and Jemaine (present), but there won’t be any more band meetings with Murray at 232 East Broadway. Yup, your (fictitious) New Zealand Consulate (in HBO’s beloved cult series “Flight of The Conchords“) will soon be razed. You’ll need to find a new location for those Flight of […]

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Days After $47.5M Building Sale, Historic Jewish Heritage Mural on East Broadway is Erased

Posted November 8, 2016 at 5:11 am

No sooner did the Bialystoker Nursing Home and its adjacent buildings sell than the historic Jewish heritage mural get buffed into oblivion. Last Thursday, Ascend Group, the development firm helmed by Rob Kaliner, bought the properties at 226, 228, and 232 East Broadway for a whopping $47.5 million. (The amount was more than double the […]

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New Cantonese Restaurant Announced for Former Wing Shoon Seafood Restaurant on East Broadway

Posted November 9, 2015 at 5:13 am

Finally, some activity to report at 165 East Broadway, exactly a year after the Wing Shoon Seafood Restaurant was seized by the City Marshal. Never to reopen. The gates were up last week at the former Chinatown cheap eats spot – championed by Flight of the Conchords – exposing a bevy of activity within. We […]

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Flight of the Conchords Are Playing Stateside Gigs Later this Year

Posted February 16, 2015 at 6:57 am

Word on the street is beloved Lower East Side New Zealanders Bret McKenzie and Jemaine Clement will be present stateside this year. Yep, the motherflippin’ comedic duo, who called the area home in HBO’s Flight of the Conchords are gearing up for a US Tour – basically their first real tour in five years. Dates have yet to […]

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Flight of the Conchords Fave ‘Wing Shoon Seafood Restaurant’ is Out of Business

Posted September 24, 2014 at 6:04 am

Wing Shoon Seafood Restaurant shuttered last week (September 16) after a City Marshal paid a visit and seized the joint. Now the security gates of 165 East Broadway are shut and a new leasing sign hangs above. The restaurant was the archetypal budget Chinatown eatery – cheap eats with a helping of rude service. Reviews […]

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Flight of the Conchords Releases New Song for Charity Event

Posted August 28, 2012 at 6:18 am

Fans of Flight of the Conchords anxiously awaiting the purported feature full-length (or any significant output, for the matter) can rejoice at the release of a new song.

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Feel Good Friday: Flight of the Conchords

Last modified June 27, 2012 at 1:53 am

Flight of the Conchords, “Most Beautiful Girl” (2007)

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“Flight of the Conchords” Movie is Likely

Posted November 29, 2011 at 10:18 am

McKenzie told reporters at the premiere last week that a Flight of the Conchords movie is in the cards. More after the jump!

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Feel Good Friday: Flight of the Conchords

Last modified June 27, 2012 at 1:54 am

We still mourn the loss of Flight of the Conchords, the short-lived HBO series which focused on two struggling New Zealand musicians and their downtown pursuits.  The show was centered in the Lower East Side, and their abode is actually 28 Henry Street. Flight of the Conchords, “Inner City Pressure” (2007)

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