Schiller’s Liquor Bar

Schiller’s is Closing this August After 14 Years on Rivington Street

Posted May 16, 2017 at 5:00 am

Here’s one from left field. The old guard of early-2000s Lower East Side hangouts is down another. Schiller’s Liquor Bar is closing down for good this summer after a fourteen-year tenure on Rivington Street. Last day in business will be sometime in August, according to an email distributed to customers. “We send our thanks to […]

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Jack’s Wife Freda Opening at 224 Lafayette

Last modified January 11, 2012 at 7:30 am

Not long ago, we received a communique from a Boogie reader that Dean Jankelowitz, the longtime manager of Schiller’s Liquor Bar, had jumped ship to open his own establishment.

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Rivington Rider Tries Tricks [Video]

Posted January 21, 2011 at 6:28 am

This random Rivington cyclist sure picked a hell of a day to practice stuntwork.

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Jeff Greenspan on the Chicken-Egg Conundrum [Video]

Posted July 16, 2010 at 9:39 am

On the heels of his successful “Tourist Lane” collaboration (tourists vs New Yorkers) with Improv Everywhere, artist Jeff Greenspan is back with a new social experiment.  This time, he heads to neighborhood eateries in an attempt to crowdsource an answer to the age-old conundrum of which comes first, the chicken or the egg?

Richard Price Talks About the Lower East Side

Last modified June 27, 2012 at 2:18 am

As previously reported, a smattering of local art houses across the Lower East Side are reinterpreting the neighborhood-specific Lush Life chapter by chapter.  The gallery exhibitions pretty much run through mid to late August.  And author Richard Price is capitalizing on all the recent press.

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Tourist vs New Yorker Sidewalk Stunt Outed as Improv Everywhere

Last modified June 8, 2010 at 4:49 pm

Thanks to Mashable, we now know who was behind the Tourist vs. New Yorker sidewalk stunt.  These lines were drawn across Manhattan, but most notably in the Lower East Side.  Fittingly, it was the ingenious folks at Improv Everywhere.

Line Drawn in the Rivington Sand

Last modified June 27, 2012 at 2:19 am

The proverbial line in the sand is now drawn on the Rivington sidewalk between Norfolk and Suffolk Streets. Directly across from Schiller’s.  It’s another chapter, albeit comical, in the age-old battle between New Yorkers and tourists. Just be careful where you walk! [Thanks to @donetodeath for the tip]

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Another Look Inside Pulino’s Bar and Pizzeria

Posted March 1, 2010 at 6:11 am

The piecemeal reveal of Pulino’s Bar and Pizzeria continues.  Although the nearly two-year-old sidewalk shed was finally removed from 282-284 Bowery a couple weeks ago, plastic tarps remained in place to block any clear view of the interior.  Even this close to opening, the foreman appears to be running a tight ship, so as not […]

Morning Glory Filming on Bleecker Today

Last modified June 27, 2012 at 1:38 am

Filming for Morning Glory makes a return to the downtown area today, despite the hard rains of the past few days and the impending snow storm.  The shoot will take place on Bleecker Street, between MacDougal and Thompson.

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Morning Glory Filming on Rivington

Last modified June 27, 2012 at 1:38 am

Prepare for another lockdown situation.  Hot on the heels of The Beautiful Life nonsense last week, the neighborhood is contending with yet another large scale production – Morning Glory.  Curbside parking along Rivington between Essex and Suffolk Streets is roped off with traffic cones and twine, while requisite cinematic accouterments (cables, cherry pickers, lighting gear) […]

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