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Visual Artists Sought for Pop-Up Gallery Inside Bowery Whole Foods

Posted July 23, 2014 at 6:08 am

The Lower East Side BID is joining forces with the Bowery Whole Foods to create a pop-up gallery on its second floor. Submissions are currently sought from “visual artists” who have some connection to the neighborhood. A “community” panel will then choose five winners from the pack, whose work will appear inside the grocery for […]

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Avalon Chrystie Complex Under Contract for $400M

Posted May 29, 2014 at 10:11 am

One of the three Avalon motherships on the Lower East Side is under contract. Ashkenazy Acquisition Corp. apparently inked a deal to purchase the Avalon Chrystie for just under $400 million, reports the New York Post. The sale includes the residential component (361 total units), the 72,300 square-foot Whole Foods (whose lease expires in 2028), […]

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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 […]

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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

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