Posted October 31, 2013 at 6:00 am
The Delancey Bridge Tower broke ground in January of this year, after the old T&J Auto Repair shop at 210 Delancey had been razed and cleared. Foundation was poured, and a primitive skeleton of ironwork quickly broke the plywood threshold. Then everything went quiet. By summertime, work stopped altogether, thanks to a pair of strict […]
Posted October 28, 2013 at 5:06 am
As of this weekend, it’s load out for “New York City’s best acoustic listening room.” The current incarnation of the Living Room, here at 154 Ludlow for a decade, is now finished. Curtains. The Living Room bid farewell (for now) with appropriate celebration. No overplayed fanfare or gala, just a stacked list of performers and […]
Posted October 25, 2013 at 6:00 am
Noah’s Ark Deli joins the long, albeit distinguished list of fallen Lower East Side Jewish joints. It was the last full-service kosher restaurant in the neighborhood. Other delis, like Katz’s, are merely kosher-style. Despite numerous promises to the contrary by front office workers, the ten-year-old eatery is kaput. Their situation down at 399 Grand Street […]
Posted October 9, 2013 at 5:06 am
The Living Room is officially closing at the end of the month due to a gouging rental increase. If you’re keeping a tally, that’s eleven years on Ludlow Street, including four lease extensions after the first shutter announcement back in January. The swan song at 154 Ludlow Street is slated for October 26. When news […]
Posted October 2, 2013 at 6:10 am
Knew I had to say goodbye To all the old things held inside If I let the moment fly I knew they’d all be magnified -Luscious Jackson, “Naked Eye” Naked Eye Optical is closing its doors after twelve years in business. Store stripping and breakdown transpired yesterday at 192 Orchard Street, where little remains of […]
Last modified August 28, 2013 at 9:33 am
It’s a hidden gem in plain sight, but not for much longer.
Posted August 2, 2013 at 6:00 am
Attorney Street north of Straus Park is one of the last enclaves of genuine Lower East Side, and one of our favorite photo subjects.
Posted July 22, 2013 at 5:40 am
As first reported here last month, the Zarin Fabrics building is currently for sale, carrying a price tag of million.