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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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ABC’s ‘Forever’ Returns to Clinton Street Today for More Filming

Posted August 19, 2014 at 6:07 am

Later today, for the third time in four weeks, ABC’s Forever is setting up shop on Clinton Street. Production for the network pilot is set to occupy the blocks between Rivington and East Houston, and will presumably include shots at the Abe’s Antiques faux store at 154 Stanton (currently Smart Clothes gallery). Forever is a sci-fi drama […]

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Seth Rogen’s Christmas Comedy is Filming on the Lower East Side This Week

Posted August 18, 2014 at 11:00 am

A big budget production is set to hijack the ‘hood this week. Seth Rogen’s new Christmas comedy, tentatively entitled Xmas, will occupy a large swath of Lower East Side territory south of the Delancey for the next few days. Requisite notices (“The Untitled Xmas Eve Project) were posted last week from Allen over to Essex […]

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Film Location Pranks Continue with ‘Godfather 4′ in Little Italy

Posted August 11, 2014 at 5:47 am

Some prankster out there is taping bogus “film shoot” signs in cinema-specific neighborhoods around New York City. And it’s pretty funny, actually. Last week saw the arrival of the familiar neon notices for Annie Hall 2 and Taxi Driver 2. Now, Boogie Twitter follower @HedgeFunNY brings word that Little Italy boasts its own Godfather 4 job. […]

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ABC’s ‘Forever’ Filming at Faux Antique Store on Stanton Street Today

Posted August 8, 2014 at 6:10 am

Abe’s Antiques on Stanton Street is ready for its television debut. Later today, film crews will swarm the immediate vicinity of Suffolk and Stanton to capture scenes for ABC’s new pet project, Forever. Requisite “no parking” signs are taped to street furniture over to Clinton and south to Rivington. As previously reported, the Smart Clothes gallery at […]

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‘Bowery Dish’ Documentary About Bowery Gentrification Airs Tonight on Channel 13

Posted August 8, 2014 at 6:07 am

Filmmaker Kevin R. Frech is a 20+ year resident of the East Village. During the years between 1999 and 2004, he documented the radical change in composition of the Bowery. This was a time before everyone had a camera in their pocket; before hyperlocal blogs began scrutinizing the march of gentrification on the Lower East […]

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