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‘Punk’ Docuseries Attempts to Answer All of Your Punk Questions

Last modified March 25, 2019 at 2:01 pm

Is it punk to create a documentary series about punk? Or is that the antithesis of the spirit itself? While watching the new docu-series Punk on the Epix network, I found myself asking these questions. Was I no longer a happy nonconformist if I actually liked this series? Does punk endure, or are some of […]

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‘Selina’ to Open NYC Flagship Hotel on the Bowery this June

Posted March 18, 2019 at 5:00 am

Selina is coming to the Bowery sooner than you might think. The new eight-story development at 138 Bowery is basically ready to go. Long gone are the construction materials and fencework; and the lobby is already attended, with a receptionist sitting guard behind a desk. Selina seems to be in a preview mode of sorts […]

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‘Teen Art Gallery’ Heads to the Bowery Exhibiting Artwork of 50 High Schoolers

Posted March 1, 2019 at 5:08 am

Youth-run art organization, Teen Art Gallery is at it again. The worldwide creative collective, created by teens for teens, is hosting its annual showcase, this year dubbed, “TAG: GEN Z.” The show has grown significantly over the past five years, adding over ten artists to its arsenal. From the mailbag: TAG: GEN Z, features over […]

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Ace Hotel’s ‘Sister City’ Goes Live on the Bowery

Posted February 28, 2019 at 5:00 am

Ace Hotel is on the precipice of launching its newest sub-label, Sister City. The twelve-story lodge is more than five years in the making and technically debuts tomorrow. As previously reported, Ace spent the last several years renovating 225 Bowery, including a glassy rooftop addition and cornice atop the original pre-war tenement building. There are […]

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Sir Shadow’s ‘One-Line’ Gallery Show on the Bowery

Posted February 22, 2019 at 5:02 am

Sir Shadow, prolific artist and one of the last living souls in the Whitehouse SRO on the Bowery, is currently showcasing his unique one-line artwork (aka “flowetry”) at a gallery exhibit this week. The event kicked off this past Tuesday at 222 Bowery, the onetime YMCA building colloquially known as “The Bunker.” Sir Shadow will […]

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‘Supreme’ Takes Over Germania Bank Building on the Bowery

Posted February 21, 2019 at 5:00 am

Supreme is now slinging skate fashion on the Bowery. The popular urban brand is temporarily holed up at the Germania Bank Building while its Lafayette Street flagship is upgraded. The move transpired within the last couple weeks, but the store officially reopens on the Bowery today. Supreme announced the news on its Instagram feed yesterday […]

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The ‘New Stand’ is Finally Ready to Take the Bowery

Last modified February 19, 2019 at 8:41 am

June 2017 It’s been almost three years since Patricia Field retired her Bowery fashion boutique and quietly relocated to Seward Park. While a replacement was ultimately found a year thereafter, mum has largely been the narrative at 306 Bowery. Until now. The so-called New Stand, which inked a ten-year deal on the 6,700 square-foot retail […]

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‘Esther & Carol’ Goes Dark After Less than 2 Years on the Bowery

Posted February 19, 2019 at 5:02 am

Esther & Carol had lofty goals for the southwest corner of Bowery and Broome. Barely two years after opening, the restaurant is now dark. Esther & Carol occupied a large swath of the Sohotel corner (the former Bacchanal), and was split in thirds – full service dining room, casual takeout window, and basement lounge with […]

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Bowery Demolition Site Hits Market for $26M

Posted February 15, 2019 at 5:00 am

One year ago, side-by-side three-story tenements comprising 139-141 Bowery were quickly demolished. The narrative at the time was that of a mixed-use replacement tower to rise in its place. Instead, it’s been crickets for much of the interim. Now, the double-wide property – measuring 50-by-100 feet – is on the chopping block for a hefty […]

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Wells Fargo Goes Full Monty on the Bowery

Posted February 14, 2019 at 5:00 am

Wells Fargo just fully revealed itself on the Bowery. Gone is the plywood shed and construction materials from the exterior of 276 Bowery. Here now is the unobstructed view of the latest bank on the Bowery. Not Chase, but a Wells Fargo, the first of its kind for the Lower East Side environs. Looks like […]

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