Best of Boogie: The Most-Read Stories of 2020
It goes without saying that the pandemic year of 2020 is a dumpster fire that most would just as soon rather forget. Yet, with plenty happening on the Lower East Side thoroughly out. What follows is a short list of the most-read stories on Bowery Boogie over the last year. Many thanks, once again, to all the readers, tipsters, and supporters – old and new – who help keep this website one of the most popular daily reads in the city.
Our highest performing story of the year, which we exhumed the foundations of kosher Chinese food and the tradition of eating this cuisine on Christmas.
A local entrepreneur installed a face mask vending machine ahortly after the onset of the pandemic. Its placement on Delancey Street quickly went viral.
Following the onset of the pandemic last spring, retail opportunists took advantage of people’s fears. And were penalized by the city.
The oldest gun shop in the city closed due to negative effects of coronavirus on business.