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Spanish Kicks Company Camper Christens New ‘Lab’ on the Bowery

Posted April 28, 2017 at 5:10 am

It’s settled. You can finally purchase $285 sneakers on the Bowery. And right beside the Bowery Mission, no less. The Spanish footwear company, Camper, has you covered. The brand finally deposed the “coming soon” window skin from the facade of 221 Bowery last week to reveal its trendy CamperLab concept, a store we first told you […]

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‘Parantha Alley’ Debuts at the Bowery Market on Monday

Posted April 28, 2017 at 5:03 am

Parantha Alley, the four-year-old veteran of the Brooklyn food fair scene, is headed for the Bowery. Its new stall inside the open-air Bowery Market debuts on Monday. For the last week or so, artist Colleen Kong-Savage has been painting an Indian-themed mural on the corrugated siding of the structure. Parantha Alley joins a fledgeling Bowery […]

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‘Congee Bowery’ Temporarily Closes for Hot Pot Tune-up

Last modified April 27, 2017 at 8:03 am

Congee Bowery is currently down, but apparently not out. The twelve-year-old Chinese restaurant closed a couple weeks ago for a total makeover. It’s essentially a transformation in both menu and layout. Once the month-long renovation period is complete at 207 Bowery, the reinvigorated Congee Bowery will focus on hot pot style instead of traditional Chinese […]

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‘Parantha Alley’ is the Latest Food Vendor to Join the Bowery Market

Posted April 19, 2017 at 5:03 am

The Bowery Market, the open-air food hub that debuted last July, just scored another full-time vendor. Parantha Alley is set to open a food stall inside the former front lot of Downtown Auto & Tire. Its arrival is teased with a new mural on the Great Jones Street facade. Parantha Alley is a veteran of the […]

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Man Attacked with Hammer After Asking for a Seat on the J Train

Posted April 10, 2017 at 9:44 am

On a northbound J train Friday night, a group of straphangers went nuts on two fellow passengers, men aged 53 and 29, when one asked if they could move over to sit down. Police said that one of the suspects became enraged and started arguing with the older victim just before he and his posse […]

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From the Ashes of Bacchanal, ‘Esther & Carol Bistro’ Readies Opening on the Bowery

Posted April 5, 2017 at 5:00 am

Turns out the new boss is the same as the old boss. When the Esther & Carol Bistro opens on the Bowery, it’ll carry the fingerprints of failed predecessor Bacchanal. First, some context. You’ll recall that proprietor Peter Poulakakos pulled the plug on his lighting district restaurant-bar (and basement club) in December 2015 after less than […]

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East Village Noodle Bar Owner Opening ‘Tang Hotpot’ at 135 Bowery

Posted April 4, 2017 at 5:10 am

The saga of 135 Bowery is entering its next chapter. Already established as a tech incubator of sorts in the year-and-change since Caspi Development took control, the ground level of this former flashpoint property had remained bereft of permanent occupancy. Aside from a handful of pop-up establishments (e.g. Nike), it remained largely dormant with perennial […]

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Whole Foods Bowery Unveils its New Bakery Entrance

Posted March 28, 2017 at 5:07 am

Ten years later, the once-controversial Whole Foods Bowery is trying to spruce things up a bit. After all, it’s (ironically) located in a bland building deemed bad for our collective mental health. You’ve probably seen that much of the first floor is an active construction zone. The new bakery, under renovations since early February, debuted […]

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New Condo-Hotel on the Bowery Ascends Halfway to 8 Stories

Posted March 23, 2017 at 5:16 am

Now that the centuries-old Federal-style houses are a footnote in the pages of local history, the next chapter is foisted upon us. It’s been a few months since our last progress report on the status of the historically significant 138-142 Bowery development site. In that time, activity has been swift. The forthcoming condo-hotel has already […]

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Gino Sorbillo’s Pizza Joint Makes it Official on the Bowery

Posted March 22, 2017 at 5:16 am

Naples pizza master Gino Sorbillo is inching closer to unveiling his newest restaurant. The eponymous stateside pizzeria, the first in America, will soon open at 334 Bowery, between Bond and Great Jones Streets. Sidewalk shed was recently removed, and teaser posters installed in the now-liberated windows. Exact timetable on opening is elusive. By summertime seems […]

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