Holly

A Bowery Boogie contributor since June of 2011, Holly covers music, arts, pop culture, and lifestyle pieces relevant to the Lower East Side, NYC and beyond. A stalwart indie music fan, she has interviewed bands such as The Fratellis, Fitz and the Tantrums, and Frightened Rabbit, to name a few. Holly previously reviewed music for the website Radio Exile. These days, when she’s not writing for Boogie, you can find her playing pinball at interstate truck stops, knocking back Newcastles whilst supporting Manchester City Football Club, or checking out new music in either her native Boston or adopted home, NYC.

Posts by Holly

Jonah Hill’s Vertigo-Inducing Vampire Weekend Music Video Just Dropped [VIDEO]

Last modified March 14, 2019 at 7:33 am

Vampire Weekend just dropped a music video for the new single, “Sunflower,” and they’re big-timing with the cast of characters. Directed by Jonah Hill, the trippy two-and-a-half-minute reel takes place at the iconic Zabars on the Upper West Side and Barney Greengrass, and quite literally spins (thanks for the vertigo, Jonah) past the likes of […]

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‘Teen Art Gallery’ Heads to the Bowery Exhibiting Artwork of 50 High Schoolers

Posted March 1, 2019 at 5:08 am

Youth-run art organization, Teen Art Gallery is at it again. The worldwide creative collective, created by teens for teens, is hosting its annual showcase, this year dubbed, “TAG: GEN Z.” The show has grown significantly over the past five years, adding over ten artists to its arsenal. From the mailbag: TAG: GEN Z, features over […]

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Lesbian Shopkeepers on Orchard Street Win Empire State Building’s Valentine’s Day Wedding Contest

Posted February 14, 2019 at 5:04 am

Love is in the air! One Lower East Side couple will have their heads in the clouds this Valentine’s Day. Literally. Co-owners of home design store, Coming Soon on Orchard Street, Fabiana Faria and Helena Barquet were one of two couples to win the Empire State Building’s 25th annual “Valentine’s Day Wedding Contest.” Their 15-minute […]

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City Honors Sun Yat-sen with Permanent Monument and Columbus Park Plaza Renaming

Posted February 8, 2019 at 5:08 am

To commemorate the Lunar New Year, the City announced this week that wheels are in motion to permanently install the bronze statue of 20th-century revolutionary and founder of the Republic of China, Dr. Sun Yat-sen. This public artwork has been on display since late 2011 in the north plaza of Columbus Park, and after getting […]

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Chinatown Goes Whole Hog for Year of the Pig

Posted February 5, 2019 at 5:06 am

Time to ring in the Year of the Pig! Today marks the 20th year of New York’s Lunar New Year festival, and no doubt the organizers are going whole hog with the celebrations. As in years past, the festivities will kick off with the Firecracker Ceremony later this morning at 11am, at Sara D. Roosevelt Park […]

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Eldridge Street Synagogue Offers Free Admission to Furloughed Federal Employees

Posted January 25, 2019 at 5:03 am

With the government shutdown now clocking in at a month, many establishments are trying to ease the financial burden on those who have yet to receive a paycheck in 2019. This includes businesses and organizations on the Lower East Side. The Museum at Eldridge Street is offering free admission for all federal employees currently on […]

Get Sauced: New ‘Sauce Pizzeria’ Opens this Friday on Rivington Street

Posted January 15, 2019 at 5:04 am

From the crumbs of cupcakes rises another – it’s the dawn of a new dough. Indeed, slice slinging Sauce is ready to debut on the Lower East Side, and its adding some new square options to its culinary repertoire. As previously reported, four months after opening a standalone pizza parlor in the East Village, Sauce […]

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Mayor Announces New Office to Protect Tenants from the City’s ‘Worst Landlords’

Posted January 11, 2019 at 5:08 am

The mayor is going further to hold corrupt landlords accountable in a more permanent fashion. During his annual State of the City address yesterday, Mayor de Blasio announced the formation of the Mayor’s Office to Protect Tenants, an oversight agency to help regulate this escalating tenant harassment issue. The nascent agency will ensure that the […]

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GovBall Announces 2019 Summer Lineup

Last modified January 8, 2019 at 7:46 am

Yesterday saw the announcement of the lineup for Governors Ball, and it’s as eclectic as ever. There are plenty of up-and-comers mixed together with longtime veterans on the 2019 festival bill. This year, headliners are particularly massive, seeing the likes of Tyler the Creator, Lil Wayne, Florence + the Machine, Major Lazer, The Strokes, and […]

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Best of Boogie: The Year in Instagram [2018]

Posted December 31, 2018 at 5:19 am

Here are some of our favorite Instagram shots from the last year, in no particular order. If you haven’t joined us on Instagram yet, head over and click to follow. Without further ado… View this post on Instagram Water tank water colors #watertank #skyline A post shared by Bowery Boogie (@boweryboogie) on Sep 2, 2018 at […]

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