Bowery

‘The Ainsworth’ Eyes Former DBGB Space on the Bowery

Posted July 1, 2019 at 5:05 am

DBGB departed the Bowery two years ago. Since then, the commercial space, located in the Avalon complex that replaced McGurk’s Suicide Hall, has been awaiting a suitor. One is (potentially) found. Prolific pub chain, The Ainsworth, is scoping out the premises for its second downtown location. It already operates a presence at the old Village […]

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Here’s the First Rendering of the 7-Story New Museum Annex on the Bowery

Posted June 27, 2019 at 5:00 am

For the New Museum, some headlines unrelated to the staff union. Indeed, the art hub on the Bowery yesterday announced the design of a new sidecar building on the property it acquired a decade ago. Designed by OMA/Shohei Shigematsu and Rem Koolhaas, the development at 231 Bowery is eleven years in the making. The New […]

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New Museum Union Protests on the Bowery as Contract Negotiations Continue

Posted June 26, 2019 at 5:07 am

Members of the nascent New Museum workers union congregated on the Bowery yesterday evening to protest alleged mistreatment by management. The vocal stunt went down as the institution’s summer exhibitions opened to the public. The disgruntled distributed leaflets alleging the New Museum had “disparaged” the group’s health care and wage proposals, and that the museum […]

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The ‘New Stand’ Innovation Hub Debuts on the Bowery

Posted June 14, 2019 at 5:00 am

Promised for two years, the newfangled “newsstand” at 306 Bowery – dubbed the New Stand – is finally operational. The “content and innovation hub” opened to the public yesterday. Technically, the 6,700 square-foot retail space (formerly occupied by Patricia Field) was christened back in February with a fashion show by Collina Strada, and was supposed […]

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260 Bowery Takes its Place on Luxury Row

Posted June 12, 2019 at 5:05 am

The newest abode for the one-percent takes its place on the Bowery. That of 260 Bowery. The condo project topped out last fall, but is now really taking shape. Notably, the six-by-six window grid that seems to complement the luxury condoplex next door at 250 Bowery. This latest entrant is more than four years in […]

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Artist Files Suit Against the Hole Gallery and Mamacha Cafe for Unpaid Fees and Lost Artwork

Posted June 11, 2019 at 5:02 am

Mamacha (née MoMaCha) is again facing legal action. This time from an exhibiting artist who alleges that the arty cafe – and The Hole gallery in which it resides – failed to pay on art sold, failed to return unsold pieces, and damaged others. According to Artnet News, Dallas-based Dan Lam filed a lawsuit this […]

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Demolition Nigh Ahead of 10-Story Office Building at 171 Bowery

Posted June 7, 2019 at 5:02 am

Time has come for more destruction and development on the Bowery. Next up is 171 Bowery. Demolition permits were filed with the Department of Buildings last week. The first step in a new, gilded future for this property. You’ll recall that the four-floor tenement walkup hit the market for $12.5 million three years ago, yet […]

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After 2 Decades, ‘Joe’s Shanghai’ in Chinatown will Relocate to the Bowery

Posted June 3, 2019 at 5:00 am

Nearly a quarter-century after its Chinatown debut, Joe’s Shanghai is moving on up. Moving on up to the Bowery. The Shanghainese restaurant appeared on the June agenda of liquor license applicants to appear before Community Board 3. Ownership hopes to secure wine-beer privileges for 46 Bowery, yet we’ve since confirmed that the goal is not […]

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Report: Alec Baldwin Berates Man for Kicking Dog on the Bowery

Posted May 30, 2019 at 5:03 am

Good Samaritans tackled and apprehended a man last Thursday who kicked a stranger’s dog in the head. Josh Kuipers was walking Meeka (a Pomeranian) down the Bowery, near Stanton Street, when a man identified as Jerrod Ford allegedly kicked the seven-pound dog “like a football,” according to The Daily Mail. A crowd subsequently gathered, and […]

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Queen Andrea is the Next Muralist Painting the Bowery Wall

Posted May 26, 2019 at 5:00 am

The Bowery Mural Wall is ready for its next muralist. Unknown until now. Thursday morning, the canvas was whitewashed to erase the prior mural painted by Bronx-based Tats Cru. Hours later, the site was epically tagged into submission by Pork New York. In a broad daylight walk-by. We can reveal that the next in line […]

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