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More Time Warner Cable Stenciling

Posted December 28, 2010 at 6:28 am

Rest assured, the minions at Time Warner Cable aren’t finished vandalizing Lower East Side sidewalks just yet.

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Weekend Edition: November 13

Last modified June 27, 2012 at 1:12 am

[Photo Credit: Michelle Rick]

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Gallery 151 to Reopen at 350 Bowery

Posted August 26, 2010 at 6:12 am

It appears Gallery 151 will soon return to a familiar venue.  The pop-up exhibitioners spent a brief period of time at 350 Bowery, but moved on to the green pastures of the Village Green on East Eleventh Street last year.  Soon they’ll be back on the Bowery for more.

Early Edition: August 16

Last modified June 27, 2012 at 1:05 am

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Selling the Dry Dock Savings Bank in 1954

Last modified June 27, 2012 at 1:27 am

In this business, we champ at the bit when it comes to real estate brochures and schematics of buildings for sale or lease. The endless supply of bullshit broker babble and doctored scenes of happy building dwellers provides great entertainment value. So you can imagine our satisfaction after stumbling upon the archive of antique New […]

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White Furniture to Leave 149 Essex

Last modified June 27, 2012 at 1:27 am

Just across the street from M. Katz & Sons (soon to be a Chris Santos eatery), another furniture store seems poised to move away from Essex Street.  The recent advent of a leasing sign in the window of 149 Essex doesn’t bode well for the fate of this White Furniture outpost.

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Coming Soon: Snack Dragon Taco Shack at 164 Orchard

Posted May 24, 2010 at 6:33 am

At 164 Orchard Street, the tenant progression is fashion to food.  Indeed, four months ago ZACC Fashions shuttered, and now a tiny taco stand is poised to take its place.  Yes, it’s official.  The popular Snack Dragon Taco Shack – currently at 199 East Third Street – is opening its second Lower East Side location […]

Following SHY1 to 151 East 3rd Street

Posted April 29, 2010 at 6:24 am

Almost like a secret treasure hunt, this graffito marks the spot on the simplified neighborhood map at the East Houston Bank of America branch.  SHY1 tagged 151 East Third Street as the “best place in NY.”

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Early Edition: March 17

Last modified June 27, 2012 at 1:06 am

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An Update on 334 Bowery

Last modified June 27, 2012 at 1:27 am

Exactly one year ago, Vbar was trying to open another outpost in 334 Bowery, former home of Bowery Tattoo.  The proposal had building residents understandably upset.  But in the end, those plans fell through, and aside from a transient sample sale this past weekend, the storefront has maintained a steady vacancy streak; Vbar eventually settled for a […]

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