Sunshine Hotel

Sunshine Hotel Conversion Plans Revived as Ownership Again Seeks ‘Certificate of No Harassment’

Posted July 10, 2017 at 5:00 am

The Sunshine Hotel, one of the last operational flophouses on the Bowery, is again under the microscope regarding proposed conversion work that is years in the making. Further alluded to by that months-old banner draped from the facade advertising an “entire floor” for rent. Property owner Roseann Carone last month reapplied for a “Certificate of No […]

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Bari Restaurant Equipment on the Bowery Purchases 2 Adjacent Buildings for $12.3M

Posted July 1, 2016 at 5:00 am

Bari Restaurant Equipment just enlarged its Bowery footprint. In a huge way. The long-running business purchased two adjacent buildings this month in one fell swoop. The three-story commercial property at 234 Bowery and the mixed-use 5 Prince Street. The deal was worth $12.3 million. F&R Realty was listed as buyer, but this is actually the […]

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Sunshine Hotel on the Bowery is Downsizing for Commercial Loft Conversion

Last modified August 27, 2014 at 9:15 am

The Sunshine Hotel, one of the last operational flophouses on the Bowery, is downsizing. The SRO, which straddles three contiguous buildings near Stanton Street, will lose a third of its footprint to office space. Looks like Sunshine owner Roseann Carone finally got her wish to liquidate 241 Bowery. Six years ago the Department of Housing […]

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1960s Filmmaker Asked Vagrants How They Liked the Bowery, and This is What They Said [VIDEO]

Posted August 25, 2014 at 9:20 am

  Discovering archival footage of the Bowery is pretty much a rarity, so it’s easy to foam at the mouth when a new clip surfaces in cyberspace. Shot in the 1960s, “How Do you Like the Bowery” offers a microscopic look at the boulevard of broken dreams in its prime via man-on-street interviews. Simply put, […]

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“Cata” Identified as New Nightspot at 245 Bowery

Posted September 26, 2012 at 6:09 am

The working name was so crass, it couldn’t withstand the nearly two years of planning, demolition, and subsequent interior renovations.

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Progress Report: Remember the SRO Restaurant at 245 Bowery?

Last modified September 25, 2012 at 11:26 pm

Delays are certainly part of the nightlife game, but 245 Bowery is certainly setting some sort of record in that department.

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245 Bowery Now a Loo, the Sequel

Last modified September 25, 2012 at 11:27 pm

In the early morning hours on the Bowery, it’s not something you really want to see…or smell.

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Sunshine Hotel Documentary Coming Soon to DVD

Posted June 7, 2012 at 10:18 am

Filmmaker Michael Dominic is reviving the flick for a new generation, and is finally releasing a DVD version over a decade

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The Sunshine Hotel Loses Its Signage

Posted July 1, 2011 at 6:09 am

Not good. The Sunshine Hotel, a flophouse on the Bowery for decades, recently lost part of its identity.

Sunshine Hotel Signage Blocked

Posted April 8, 2011 at 6:09 am

Another symbolic development has come to pass on our beloved Bowery.

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