NOHO Star

‘NoHo Star’ to Shutter this December After 32 Years

Posted October 11, 2017 at 5:00 am

Another loss that cuts pretty deep. NoHo Star, the casual corner restaurant at Bleecker and Lafayette Streets is about to close for good. It’s been keeping the community in meals since 1985. It won’t last the winter, though. Jeremiah at Vanishing New York reports that the NoHo Star and its sister restaurant, Temple Bar, will […]

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When Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Filmed on Lafayette Street

Posted March 30, 2012 at 11:36 am

The rash of internet outcry about the authenticity issues in the new Bay version had us reminiscing about the first live-action Turtles movie, released in 1990. A number of scenes were actually filmed on Lafayette Street.

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Bleecker Subway Entrance Unboxed

Posted July 29, 2010 at 6:23 am

Earlier this year, construction workers at the new Broadway-Lafayette superstation decapitated one of the downtown 6 Bleecker Street entrances.  The result was months of sidewalk closure and pedestrian aggravation.

Bleecker Subway Entrance Leveled

Posted March 31, 2010 at 6:30 am

Upgrading city infrastructure usually comes at an exorbitant price – eviction, demolition, and population relocation.  Thanks to the superstation capital works project currently underway along East Houston and Lafayette, one of the Brooklyn Bridge-bound Bleecker Street subway entrances recently disappeared.  Leveled.