Archive for April, 2012

“Occupy the Clubs” Rally Planned for Tomorrow

Posted April 30, 2012 at 11:23 am

Local musicians are banding together to protest alleged nonpayment by “profitable” New York City venues.

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Catching Up with David Peel on the Lower East Side

Posted April 30, 2012 at 10:18 am

“I am David Peel from the streets of the Lower East Side. Get high.” Damn straight.

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Sneak Peek Inside the New Slipper Room on Orchard

Posted April 30, 2012 at 6:47 am

On June 16, 2010, the burlesque hotspot Slipper Room closed its doors for the last time as a one-story performance venue at 167 Orchard. Two years later, and it’s almost ready to launch.

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Anti-Bar Veloce Flyer Campaign Intensifying on the Lower East Side

Posted April 30, 2012 at 6:28 am

The vicious grassroots war against Bar Veloce, as well as sister haunts Bar Carrera and Porsena, is noticeably intensifying here on the Lower East Side.

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Desperately Seeking the Good Samaritan on Ludlow

Last modified April 30, 2012 at 8:10 am

Missed Connections is seemingly where all the cool kids go to find those who made the truest of impressions. Or to track down Good Samaritans who helped a woman after a truck ran over her foot at the corner of Rivington and Ludlow.

Lolita Bar Hates Bathroom Vandals; Takes Passive Aggressive Action

Posted April 30, 2012 at 6:09 am

Today in local dives taking themselves too seriously, we present Lolita Bar at 266 Broome Street.

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The Space Shuttle Enterprise Flyby at the Intrepid [Video]

Posted April 28, 2012 at 11:15 am

Captain’s log. Star date 4.27.12 (“rounded off to the nearest decimal place”). The Enterprise was in flight for the last time.

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Breaking: Cake Shop Facing Eviction!

Posted April 28, 2012 at 9:25 am

The quirky coffee house/performance venue Cake Shop is now on the ropes, and is facing eviction.

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Space Shuttle Enterprise as Seen from the Lower East Side

Last modified April 27, 2012 at 12:44 pm

Photographer by Lee S. Berman shot some awesome photos of the incoming Space Shuttle Enterprise from his perch on Grand Street near the FDR Drive.


Clayton’s Corner: One Day on Earth

Last modified July 3, 2012 at 7:46 am

October 10, 2010 (10/10/10) was one day on earth that produced a Guinness World Record collaborative project.

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