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"Bowery Booms," Photo: M. Wartella

Revisiting the Comic Strips of ‘Village Voice’ Cartoonist M. Wartella

Posted December 18, 2013 at 10:00 am

Award-winning Village Voice cartoonist M. Wartella has just published a new coffee table book featuring his comic strips. Wartella’s Strip Show will be available in stores on January 14. His weekly “Runnin’ Scared” column for the paper sometimes focused on the gentrification of the Lower East Side, particularly the rampant change along the Bowery. (Love […]

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Whole Foods Bowery Now Selling Christmas Trees on the Sidewalk

Posted November 26, 2013 at 6:05 am

Thanksgiving is still two days out, yet Christmas tree vendors are already hitting the streets to peddle the pine. One of the larger outposts on the Lower East Side is stationed outside the Whole Foods Bowery. This year, however, the high-end grocer is taking the reins, so to speak. Vertical integration. Whole Foods is now […]

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Thieves Hold Up Whole Foods Bowery Employees for $60K

Last modified October 22, 2013 at 8:13 am

Three employees at the Bowery Whole Foods were held up Sunday night at gunpoint near a second floor office. According to an initial report in the New York Post, and followed up by NBC News, the trio was transporting roughly $26,000 $60,000 in cash across the supermarket floor at around 10pm using shopping carts. Two thieves, […]


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Lady of Grand’s Pick of the Week: Yuji Ramen

Last modified August 24, 2013 at 9:46 pm

Many publications have already taken notice, but many people I have spoken to are still unaware of what’s happening upstairs in Whole Foods Bowery.

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Jamba Juice Outpost Opens at the Bowery Whole Foods

Posted July 11, 2013 at 6:00 am

The familiar conical signage was installed in the second floor windows of the Bowery Whole Foods last month.

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Chin Spurs Crackdown on Downtown Food Vendors

Posted February 28, 2013 at 6:17 am

One week ago, at the behest of Councilwoman Margaret Chin, the DOH cleaned house in SoHo.

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Breaking: Fire Forces Evacuation of Whole Foods Bowery [Updated]

Last modified January 13, 2013 at 8:50 pm

Shortly before 5 pm this evening, a fire sparked inside the Whole Foods on the Bowery. Crowds are now gathered outside the supermarket while firefighters resolve the situation. We are told that the alarms sounded, sprinklers promptly activated, and customers forced to drop their baskets to be escorted out. UPDATE 8:24 pm: Whole Foods confirms […]



Whole Foods Becomes Whole Lotta Lines [Video]

Posted October 28, 2012 at 1:09 pm

Hundreds are roaming the store, snatching last-minute provisions before Hurricane Sandy makes landfall



Pathmark on Cherry Street Closing at End of December

Posted October 1, 2012 at 6:49 am

For nearly thirty years, Pathmark has served the Lower East Side community, from the Manhattan Bridge and Rutgers Houses to all parts north.

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Felix Morelo Chalks 20 Faces Outside Bowery Whole Foods

Posted March 5, 2012 at 10:28 am

Colombian-born artist Felix Morelo hasn’t chalked up the Lower East Side in quite some time. Now he’s back!

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