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Chinatown Calls Fox News Correspondent a ‘Racist Little Pussy’

Last modified October 13, 2016 at 8:48 am

This embedded poster perfectly sums up how much of Chinatown feels about Fox News minion Jesse Watters. The life-size flyer was found on the street (unclear exactly where), depicting a defiled image of the man. The bilingual calls Watters a “racist little pussy,” and beckons pedestrians to “violate me, spit on me, make me your bitch.” […]

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‘The Only Living Boy in New York’ is Obsessed with the LES

Posted October 6, 2016 at 5:17 am

The Only Living Boy in New York is apparently obsessed with the Lower East Side. No, not the Simon & Garfunkel song. Rather, the new Pierce Brosnan movie currently in production (from which it was inspired), and parked in and around Hell Square all week. Mainly at 151 Ludlow Street. The Marc Webb-directed film will […]

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Check out the Trailer for Jim Jarmusch’s New Stooges Doc ‘Gimme Danger’

Posted October 3, 2016 at 5:14 am

Perennially cool director Jim Jarmusch thinks it’s time you got reacquainted with The Stooges. His new documentary, Gimme Danger (named after song of same), deep dives into the history of the Ann Arbor-born quartet that was a precursor to punk. The two-and-a-half-minute trailer of Gimme Danger was released last week. It looks awesome. The preview […]

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The ‘Stranger Things’ Kids Were on Ludlow Street Yesterday for a GQ Photo Shoot

Posted October 3, 2016 at 5:12 am

The child stars of hit Netflix thriller, Stranger Things, woke up early yesterday morning for a photo shoot on Ludlow Street. We were told that the action was part of a full spread in an upcoming issue of GQ. The Stranger Things kids – Noah Schnapp (Will Byers), Finn Wolfhard (Mike Wheeler), Gaten Matarazzo (Dustin Henderson), […]

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HBO’s Times Square Porn Drama is Back on Essex Street Today

Posted September 14, 2016 at 9:23 am

The area surrounding Essex and Rivington Streets is apparently the backdrop of choice for HBO’s new period-drama, The Deuce. Filming returns to the neighborhood today after a brief hiatus. Evoking the nickname bestowed upon 42nd Street of yore, The Deuce explores the “legalization and subsequent rise of the porn industry in New York from the early 1970s through […]

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Sunshine Cinema Pays Tribute to Gene Wilder; Plus, See ‘Willy Wonka’ and ‘Blazing Saddles’ on the Big Screen

Posted September 2, 2016 at 5:12 am

Over at the Sunshine Cinema on East Houston Street, management just installed a small tribute to the genius of Gene Wilder. The backlit marquee now reads, “Rest in Peace Gene Wilder.” On a related note, Blazing Saddles and Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory are headed back to theaters this weekend for a limited run. If […]

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‘This is Little Italy’ at the Elizabeth Street Garden, Seen Through the Eyes of Vinny Vella [PHOTOS]

Last modified September 1, 2016 at 12:56 pm

This past Tuesday, Friends of Elizabeth Street Garden sponsored a special community event entitled: “This is Little Italy.” Two powerful documentaries from two local filmmakers were presented at a free outdoor screening. Both films focused on life for the Italian-American community of Little Italy. The first, Paul Stone’s Mulberry, premiered as part of Tribeca Film Festival’s 2016 Documentary Shorts […]

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Filming a scene at Katz's Deli with Adam Goldberg, August 2015

Jim Gaffigan, Wife Pull Plug on LES-Based Comedy Series to Spend More Time with the Kids

Posted August 24, 2016 at 5:13 am

The Jim Gaffigan Show is dead, long live the Jim Gaffigan Show. The morning after its Season 2 finale (Monday), comedian Jim Gaffigan and co-creator Peter Tolan pulled the plug on the highly acclaimed comedy series. Thus concluding a tumultuous run for the show, which began as a CBS pilot, then landed at TV Land […]

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Here’s Your Chance to See Michael Cera on Ludlow Street

Last modified August 18, 2016 at 10:46 am

Fans of Michael Cera, it’s your time. The actor is scheduled to make an appearance at the Metrograph theater tonight, just before a screening of Scott Pilgrim vs. the World at 7:30pm. He’ll be introducing the “modern cult classic” to the small audience on Ludlow Street. The screening of Scott Pilgrim caps the weeklong film […]

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There was Reportedly a Bomb Scare Yesterday at the Sunshine Cinema [Updated]

Last modified August 15, 2016 at 12:11 pm

If you were courageous enough to head into the soupy atmosphere yesterday, you may have noticed the substantial police presence outside the Sunshine Cinema. Counter terrorist cops (“strategic response group”) were crawling, bomb-sniffing dogs on the hunt, leaving East Houston cordoned off. Unconfirmed word on the street is that someone called in a bomb threat […]

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