Green Depot

Returning to the Bowery ‘Bunker,’ Where Yet Another Brokerage Tries to Rent the Retail

Posted November 30, 2017 at 5:00 am

Another year, another attempt to pitch the retail unit at 222 Bowery. More than two-and-a-half years after Green Depot departed the storied “Bunker” building, the former environmentally-concious hardware store remains a vacant shell of itself. At least two different brokerages tried to make a deal here, most recently RKF. However, it was under the tutelage […]

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Languishing on the Market, Another Brokerage Tries to Pitch Retail at the Bowery ‘Bunker’

Posted October 25, 2016 at 9:43 am

Here we are again. A year-and-a-half after the Green Depot vacated 222 Bowery, the former environmentally-concious hardware store remains a decrepit dormancy. Just look inside. There is now a collection of toilet bowls, random bags of concrete, and other construction sundries. But nothing is happening. Except that a new brokerage is trying again to sell […]

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Homeless Tent City Pitched on the Bowery

Posted April 6, 2016 at 9:28 am

With the intensification of construction activity beside the Bowery Mission these days, some of the homeless it serves have taken up residence across the street. To walk by the storied Bunker building at 222 Bowery is a lesson in humility. Several individuals spend nights camped on cardboard outside the former Green Depot. The other hangout is […]

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Starr Restaurant Group Bid for Bowery Bunker Steakhouse Doesn’t Look Good

Last modified May 7, 2015 at 8:11 pm

If the new real estate signage in the windows of 222 Bowery is any indication, Starr Restaurant Group may have hit a dead end. You’ll recall that restaurateurs Joe Carroll and Stephen Starr had been battling both the community and city in order to open an “approachable” steakhouse here at the “Bunker” building. The proposal would […]

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Green Depot ‘Relocates’ from the Bowery After 6 Years; Starr Steakhouse Still Fighting to Open

Posted March 23, 2015 at 5:00 am

Upscale dining is one step closer to opening in the belly of the Bunker. After years on proverbial deathwatch, the Green Depot flagship at 222 Bowery last week folded up and vacated the premises. The ground-level showroom is now cleared of its contents, awaiting, by last estimation, a new steakhouse by Joe Carroll and Stephen Starr […]

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Starr Restaurant Group’s Steakhouse Not Permitted at the Bowery Bunker, Neighbors Allege

Last modified October 28, 2014 at 1:17 pm

Now a year later, it seems the Starr Restaurant Group is finally making moves on the Bowery. Last October, we reported that the Green Depot at 222 Bowery (aka The Bunker) would pass the torch to Stephen Starr and Joe Carroll (Fette Sau, St. Anselm) for their new “approachable steakhouse combining classic warmth and charm […]

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Starr Restaurant Group Wants In on the Bowery Bunker

Last modified October 3, 2013 at 3:18 pm

‘Twas a good four-year run for Green Depot, but now it’s time on the Bowery is limited.

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Impaled Head on the Bowery

Posted October 27, 2010 at 6:23 am

Other than being bent out of whack, there’s nothing extraordinary about the iron tree cage just outside the Green Depot on the Bowery.  Yet for some reason, locals love to impale all types of trash on its blunt pikes. Usually it’s spent cups or empty beer cans.

Bowery Beach

Posted July 24, 2009 at 8:09 am

Lounging on the Bowery Beach just outside Green Depot, in perfect view of a gorgeous garbage heap.