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

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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Best of Boogie: The Year in Music [2018]

Posted December 31, 2018 at 5:00 am

Plenty of new music hit the airwaves throughout 2018. Over at Boogie, these are the records kept our turntables, well … turning. What did we miss? Leave ’em in the comments. Holly’s Picks 1. Hinds – I Don’t Run 2. Idles – Joy as an Act of Resistance 3. First Aid Kit – Ruins 4. […]

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‘Escape from Hell’ with this L-Train Shutdown Board Game

Posted December 28, 2018 at 5:09 am

If you think playing the mind numbing sacchrine classic Candyland is one of Dante’s circles of hell, you’re certainly not wrong … but this might actually be worse. Artist Hunter Fine, the mastermind behind pop-up bed bug hotels, hipster traps, and squeakeasies throughout the neighborhood, has designed a new kind of board game nightmare, based […]

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These are the Top Checkouts at NYPL Branches on the Lower East Side

Posted December 18, 2018 at 5:07 am

The New York Public Library has just released every bookworm’s favorite year-end list: 2018’s top checkouts systemwide, by borough, by branch, and by genre. This year’s overall victor of the city library stacks was none other than Manhattan Beach by Jennifer Egan. But Lower East Side branches opted for another bestseller. Seward Park and Mulberry […]

Doughnut Plant Opening 6th Location at Oculus Mall

Last modified December 10, 2018 at 6:54 am

Make way for doughnuts – more specifically, Doughnut Plant doughnuts. The Grand Street fan favorite is now an empire rising faster than the yeast in their strawberry jam-filled delights. This time they’re setting up an outpost inside the Westfield World Trade Center mall at the Oculus. It’s opening on the top floor, where Italian food […]

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Losers Lounge Celebrates 25th Anniversary

Last modified December 7, 2018 at 9:35 am

When it comes to music, we all have our guilty pleasures. Some satiate this within the safe confines of headphones, while others sing unabashedly with the windows down at a stoplight. There’s yet another component when you’re an actual musician and you have songs you like to belt out with reckless abandon. That being said, […]

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Community Board Application Process Now Underway

Posted December 6, 2018 at 5:04 am

It’s the most wonderful time of the year – Manhattan Community Board membership applications are now open for submission! The oft-polarizing (volunteer) political machine for the proverbial people of New York is looking for “passionate and engaged New Yorkers who are dedicated to making a difference in their neighborhoods.” Go get ’em. To be considered […]