Interview

5 Questions with Chad Marlow on the Innerworkings and Alleged Corruption of CB3 [INTERVIEW]

Posted July 7, 2015 at 9:22 am

After publishing the second installment of Erin Harvey’s op-ed examining the relationship between Sheldon Silver and Community Board 3, we thought it prudent to field a response from Gigi Li’s opponent in the 2014 chairperson election, board member Chad Marlow. Below are some choice excerpts from our interview. Bowery Boogie: Harvey’s piece opines that former […]

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Iconic Music Promoter Frank Wood Talks Beastie Boys, Bruce Springsteen, and the Grateful Dead [INTERVIEW]

Last modified April 8, 2015 at 11:24 am

The following is a guest post by Jack D’Isidoro When Frank Wood walks into Otto’s Shrunken Head, a hole-in-the-wall tiki bar on an empty stretch of 14th Street in the Lower East Side, he doesn’t even acknowledge me. Instead, he shuffles past with his cane, asks the woman behind the bar if he has any […]

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Revisiting Rachel Amodeo’s East Village Classic ‘What About Me’ [INTERVIEW]

Posted December 19, 2014 at 10:30 am

I don’t know about you, but every time I find out about a movie that was filmed in the East Village circa NOT present day, I get super excited. I revel in the unique gritty history, and how the streets were not littered with a Starbucks and ::insert generic Bank name here:: every other step. That’s […]

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10 Questions with Indie Outfit Detective Agency [INTERVIEW]

Posted April 16, 2014 at 11:04 am

Sometimes when you start a detective agency, a band is born. That’s about all you can dig up on the Seattle garage-pop foursome, Detective Agency. If that isn’t a testament to their sleuthing skillz, we don’t know what is. What we do know is they are cracking the musical code with super upbeat, gritty oldie-sounding […]

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Bottled-Up Love: The Story Behind ’37 Vibrations’ [INTERVIEW]

Posted February 14, 2014 at 11:04 am

This Valentine’s season, love is in the air bottle. A while back we told you about 37 Vibrations, a project created by Linda Perkins to collect, retell, and set 37 love stories off into the world by way of uniquely designed bottles. We pored over the love stories (also posted on her website), and, being […]

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Art

Seth Herzog Talks ‘Sweet’ Ahead of Anniversary Show Tomorrow [INTERVIEW]

Last modified September 10, 2013 at 11:12 am

For almost a decade, Seth Herzog has been entertaining the Lower East Side with his weekly comedy revue at the Slipper Room, Sweet.

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4 Questions with ‘Fame Shark’ Author Royal Young [INTERVIEW]

Posted August 14, 2013 at 12:00 pm

Fame Shark, by Royal Young, tells the story of a young Hazak Brozgold who was born and bred on the Lower East Side in the late 80s.

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GROUPLOVE Discusses New Record and Waxes Nostalgic About the LES [INTERVIEW]

Last modified June 27, 2013 at 5:02 pm

We’re sitting in the lobby of Atlantic Records in midtown, pounding a Dixie Cup of H2O and a bag of greasy potato chips, fidgeting about what to ask.

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In Which We Chat Up Turnpike Glow [INTERVIEW]

Posted April 30, 2013 at 11:02 am

There’s not too much out there about Turnpike Glow… yet. They’re starting to get some stateside love, since dropping their EP, Inflatable Optimism, back in June.

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Sitting Down with Noelle Scaggs of Fitz and the Tantrums [INTERVIEW]

Last modified April 11, 2013 at 3:27 pm

Fitz and the Tantrums are back with their upcoming sophomore release, More Than Just A Dream, set to drop May 7. It promises to be just as much fun as their debut, Pickin’ Up The Pieces. Don’t believe us? We have it on good authority – straight from vocalist Noelle Scaggs’ mouth. Check out what […]

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