This Beat-up ‘Mad Max’ RV Near the Williamsburg Bridge has Locals Guessing

Posted March 12, 2015 at 9:16 am

Locals are seemingly in a frenzy over this beat-up RV – with its corrugated siding and fire escape security system – which is often parked outside the Baruch Houses. The dark horse, so to speak, generally takes up residence on Baruch Drive and has instilled a sense of intrigue (nay, suspicion) among the population. Its […]

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Tonight: Seminar on Rent Stabilization Around the East Village and Lower East Side

Posted December 12, 2013 at 10:12 am

Those wanting to learn more about rent stabilization and the like should take note. Tonight (6pm-8pm), The Actors Fund, Cooper Square Committee, Fourth Arts Block, and La MaMa present a two-hour seminar that addresses rent stabilization and privately-owned, government subsidized housing city-wide. There will be a particular focus on artist housing within the Lower East Side/East […]



Saga at 143 Ludlow: Converting Apartment Numbers to Erase Rent History

Last modified November 27, 2012 at 7:45 am

143 Ludlow Street is a textbook example of how some landlords try to deregulate buildings for the purposes of luxury conversion.

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Unique Living Opportunity Available

Last modified June 27, 2012 at 1:28 am

Exclusive Boogie real estate listing: An exciting new living opportunity in the Lower East Side has just hit the market.  Located at the northeast corner of Grand and Suffolk Streets, this 20′ x 10′ x 10′ steel space will have you foaming at the mouth.

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Giuseppe Uomo Calling it Quits

Posted August 19, 2009 at 6:06 am

More sad news to report.  Another Orchard Street haberdasher is calling it quits – Giuseppe Uomo at #130, mere steps away from the recently shuttered Bonnie’s. Draped insultingly across its maroon awning is the tell-tale evidence.  The 1,600-square-foot store, which specializes in “high fashion for men,” is currently having a fire sale on all its […]