Astor Place

Vampire Weekend To Release 3rd Full Length May 14

Posted April 25, 2013 at 10:45 am

It’s been three years, but the boys of Vampire Weekend are back with a whole new batch of catchy cleverness.

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When Cypress Hill Rapped in Astor Place for “How I Could Just Kill a Man”

Posted February 13, 2013 at 10:46 am

In 1991, California-based Cypress Hill dropped its self-titled debut, which included the leadoff single “How I Could Just Kill a Man.”

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Rising Rents and New Crowd in the “Hip” Bowery Triangle

Posted September 17, 2012 at 6:28 am

The rents are so damn high with no ceiling in sight. That’s pretty much the state of the union in the triangular parcel of real estate bounded by Lafayette, Astor Place, Bowery, and East Houston, and the new “hip” crowd

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Jim Gaffigan Approaches “Fire Starter” on Astor Place [Video]

Posted January 13, 2012 at 10:23 am

The other day he posted a funny video showing a Screech-looking character in Astor Place dressed in unitard, bra, and bunny ears while spewing complete bullshit.

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Olek’s Alamo Cube Sweater Stripped

Posted October 4, 2011 at 6:18 am

The colorful camouflage was awesome while it lasted. More after the jump!

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Olek Crochets the Astor Cube a Sweater

Last modified October 3, 2011 at 8:30 am

Olek keeps upping the ante across the neighborhood. Her latest, after the jump!

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Weekend Edition: August 13

Last modified June 27, 2012 at 1:11 am

[Photo Credit: AF.oto]

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Mosaic Man’s Flag Project and the Astor Place Redesign

Posted July 12, 2011 at 11:26 am

There has been a whole lot going on recently with the downtown fixture and beloved outlaw artist, Jim “Mosaic Man” Power.

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Feel Good Friday: Nada Surf

Last modified June 27, 2012 at 1:53 am

Some Lower East Side shout-outs throughout, including Astor Place, Delancey, and Clinton Streets… Nada Surf, “Whose Authority” (2008)

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MUDTruck Wins Krups “Morning Joe Award”

Posted April 14, 2011 at 12:02 pm

Ten years and umpteen cups of Joe later, it’s quite easy to take for granted that orange box perpetually parked in Astor Place.

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