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Linkin Park’s Chester Bennington Gets a Tribute on Ludlow Street

Posted August 18, 2017 at 5:18 am

Late Linkin Park leadman is now memorialized on the Lower East Side. Barely one month after Chester Bennington committed suicide at 41, an unknown fan stuck his image onto the facade of 159 Ludlow Street (aka 101 Stanton). The distinctive photo is itself framed by a television set and stands apart from the collage of […]

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The 155 Project Gallery on Orchard Street was Sidelined by Flood this Week

Posted June 9, 2016 at 5:17 am

The 155 Project gallery on Orchard Street is sidelined indefinitely, thanks to a flood in the building last weekend. Apparently a water main break on Saturday morning is to blame, thought to be a “pipe cap” that rusted out. The namesake showroom at 155 Orchard reportedly sustained heavy damage to the ceiling, walls, and floor. So, […]

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Art

Artist Tribute to CBGB and Adam Yauch Pops Up on Ludlow Street

Posted April 5, 2016 at 10:13 am

​Realistic wheat-paste art portraying CBGB surfaced on Ludlow Street within the past couple weeks. It’s the work of street artist FLOOD, whose Bill Cosby-skewering Fat Albert pieces have attracted local notoriety. This particular paster pays tribute, not only to the long lost club, but also late Beastie Boy Adam “MCA” Yauch (RIP 2012) and drummer/vocalist […]

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PJ Harvey Brings Us ‘The Hope Six Demolition Project’ This April

Posted February 2, 2016 at 10:23 am

There’s already an impressive stream of new albums ruling twenty-sixteen’s ear buds so far—Savages, Chairlift, Sia, just to name a few. And arriving April 15 via Vagrant Records is PJ Harvey’s ninth studio album, The Hope Six Demolition Project. This 11-song set marks Harvey’s follow-up to her 2011 Mercury Music Prize-winning Let England Shake LP. […]

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‘Quality Mending’ on the Mend After 2 Floods Sideline Business

Posted August 6, 2015 at 9:23 am

Quality Mending in Little Italy is itself, well, on the mend. Two burst water pipes at 15 Prince Street in as many weeks has sidelined the upscale clothier for the short term. A sign in the window announces the temporary closure, and beckons patrons to visit the relatively new Williamsburg outpost. Owner Oliver Harkness (also […]

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Skewering Bill Cosby with Wheat-Paste on Rivington Street, Redux

Posted July 8, 2015 at 9:23 am

Hey, hey, hey… This three-month-old wheat paste has taken on new significance in light of Bill Cosby’s confession that surfaced on Monday. You know, that he willfully obtained quaaludes with the intention of drugging women to have sex. Street artist FLOOD imparted the Cosby-skewering artwork on Rivington Street (outside Fat Baby) for the second time this […]

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Subway Franchise on Essex Street Felled by Flood

Posted February 24, 2015 at 9:19 am

FebruANY? More like FebruFLOODING… The three-year-old Subway sandwich outpost at 153 Essex Street was felled last week by flooding in the building. Not much is known about the cause of the deluge, but it was enough to ruin business for this franchisee. Perhaps a busted water pipe due to sub-freezing temperatures. According to a handwritten […]

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Pathmark Reopens on Cherry Street, But Running on Generators

Posted November 4, 2012 at 9:09 am

The storm surge from Hurricane Sandy last Monday night effortlessly washed into the parking lot of Pathmark, sidelining the already ill-fated establishment for days.

Scenes from Sandy: Watch the East River Storm Surge [VIDEO]

Posted November 1, 2012 at 12:19 pm

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Sandy Aftermath: Here’s What’s Open on the Lower East Side [Updated]

Last modified October 31, 2012 at 3:33 pm

Despite that bitch, Hurricane Sandy, there’s a fair mix of bodegas and eating/drinking establishments currently serving the Lower East Side.

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