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Simon J. Heath’s ‘Ten Talk New York’ Doc Series Screening Tonight at Tribeca Grand Hotel

Posted October 27, 2014 at 6:10 am

Looks like someone threw a fucking ATM at filmmaker Simon J. Heath and let the creativity roll on; he’s back with a second helping of his “Ten Talk” documentary. In conjunction with L.E.S. Film Club, Made in NY, and The Australian Community, his latest iteration focuses on “sex, death, love, and race, old, new, Bloomberg, uptown, downtown” through […]

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CBGB Film Festival Recap: ‘Riot on the Dance Floor’ and ‘Who the Fuck Is that Guy?’

Last modified October 17, 2014 at 10:49 am

We decided to skip the CBGB concert in Times Square this past weekend, where rumor has it, the bands took a two hour break mid-day, out of respect for people attending matinees that day – not very rock n’ roll of them, but then again, you don’t want to mess with those senior blue-haired matinee-goers, […]

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‘Blue Bloods’ Season 5 Filming on Essex Street Today

Posted October 9, 2014 at 10:00 am

For some five years, CBS, among others, has routinely employed the Lower East Side as backdrop in its production of Blue Bloods. This current fifth season is certainly no exception. Having already premiered a couple weeks ago, the show is again in the neighborhood today. You may wanna steer clear of lower Essex Street for most […]

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Clayton’s Corner: Fighting for a Dying Astor Place [VIDEO]

Posted October 3, 2014 at 9:25 am

“[The Astor Place redesign] is a moral issue … this is a fight … we have to win this.” -Jim Power The Astor Place redesign will eliminate the cultural fabric of the neighborhood, and further contribute to the death of downtown. This is the overall theme of a new mini-documentary that Clayton Patterson sends our […]

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Showtime’s ‘The Affair’ is Filming in Little Italy Today

Last modified September 24, 2014 at 9:08 am

Remember Agent McNulty from The Wire? Well, it’s quite possible that he’ll be in Little Italy today filming scenes for a new Showtime series called The Affair. The standard “no parking” signs currently dot the neighborhood for the shooting activities. The new program stars Dominic West, Joshua Jackson, and Maura Tierney. The New York Times […]

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ABC’s Rom-Com ‘Manhattan Love Story’ is Back on the Bowery Today

Posted September 17, 2014 at 10:00 am

In this case, we could practically recite our last post on Manhattan Love Story verbatim. The ABC rom-com is back on the Bowery today, and will bring with it an impressive display of boxy Haddad’s trucks. So, expect the worst. Much like the plot of this program. ABC describes their new primetime fodder as a […]

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Showtime’s ‘Nurse Jackie’ is Filming Its Final Season in Hell Square Today

Posted September 16, 2014 at 10:00 am

Showtime announced last week that it’s pulling the plug on the popular Nurse Jackie franchise after the upcoming seventh season. But not without some local filming activities first. In the meantime, production for the final episodes will be full swing in Hell Square today. The “no parking” laminates line the bounds of Allen/Essex/East Houston/Delancey. Plan […]

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Joseph Gordon Levitt Celebrated Christmas on Rivington Street Last Night [PHOTOS]

Posted September 5, 2014 at 6:04 am

Christmas actually came early last night. Even if the tunes aren’t yet in stores. Seth Rogen’s new feature comedy planted itself on Rivington Street last night to play pretend. Santa suits, sweaters, street steam, and salt-snow were all present for the shot. In 80-degree weather. This faux winter landscape operated until past midnight in order […]

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Seth Rogen’s Christmas Comedy Filming on Clinton Street Today; Christmas-Themed Drag Queens Sought

Posted September 4, 2014 at 6:08 am

A month after shooting Christmas scenes at Congee Village and 169 Bar, Seth Rogen’s new comedy is now traveling north of Delancey. “No parking” signs are in place on Clinton Street and as far east as Pitt. More big budget action. The film – written and directed by Jonathan Levine – focuses on three childhood friends […]

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Seth Rogen’s Christmas Comedy Taking Over 169 Bar Until Friday

Posted August 19, 2014 at 10:08 am

Seth Rogen’s new film, Xmas, will take over (and shut down) 169 Bar for the remainder of the week. Film shoot for the Christmas comedy is headquartered here until Thursday evening. Owner Charles Hanson tells us he hopes to reopen Friday at 6pm. Meanwhile, the same movie was filming at Congee Village on Allen Street yesterday. […]

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