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Down on the Bowery, ‘POPaganda on Paper’ with Ron English

Posted September 3, 2020 at 5:08 am

Back in business on the Bowery, POP International Gallery is satiating the street art buds with a new virtual show featuring the “Godfather of Street Art,” Ron English. From the release: Pop international Galleries is thrilled to premiere Ron English with brand new original works on paper and select limited editions. The POPaganda on Paper exhibition […]

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Miami-Based Mojo is Next to Paint the Bowery Mural Wall

Posted September 1, 2020 at 5:07 am

For the first time in almost a year, there is a changing of the guard at the Bowery Mural Wall. A mobile boom lift was spotted next to the one-story canvas over the weekend, which is the telltale sign of a new artist here. The incumbent mural, painted over two weeks last September by Brooklyn-based […]

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Walter Lure, Guitarist for Johnny Thunders and the Heartbreakers, Dies at 71

Posted August 24, 2020 at 5:08 am

Walter Lure, rhythm guitarist and last surviving member of punk legends Johnny Thunders and the Heartbreakers, passed away Saturday afternoon after a brief bout with cancer. He was 71. News of his death was first announced by the Starwood Nightclub in Los Angeles. “Walter was diagnosed with liver and lung cancer in July 2020, which […]

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Saxon + Parole Looks to be Shuttered on the Bowery

Posted August 21, 2020 at 5:00 am

Saxon + Parole has yet to re-emerge from the months-long coronavirus lockdown. And looks to be closed for good on the Bowery. Several readers noticed the closure at 316 Bowery and that a truck recently carted away fixtures from the restaurant. However, we have been unable to confirm whether Saxon + Parole will reopen. Ownership did […]

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New Museum Set to Reopen September 15

Posted August 20, 2020 at 5:00 am

The New Museum is testing the waters by reopening during the pandemic. Having been closed for six months – basically since COVID-19 began its spread through the city – the longstanding art institution on the Bowery plans to open its doors to the public starting on September 15. Three new exhibits will grace the space and […]

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For Beloved 88 Lan Zhou, a Brief Reprieve

Posted August 17, 2020 at 5:05 am

For lovers of 88 Lan Zhou, a temporary reprieve. The popular Chinatown noodles spot had previously announced its final day in business as this past Saturday (August 15). However, ownership just “extended” the timeline to closure. A new final date was not provided in the Instagram post, only that it would be announced soon. Ownership […]

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Fridays Under $40: Trying To Be Healthy

Posted August 14, 2020 at 5:04 am

In our new Friday column, “Fridays Under $40,” Boogie contributor Sara Graham hits the streets to find cheap eats and affordable things to do during these weird times. There are many hobbyists that have sprung from the self-isolation of spring 2020—sourdough bread bakers, TikTok choreographers, “plant moms”—but I’m most envious of runners. I’m lucky if […]

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Man Stabbed in the Back Outside Bowery Flophouse

Posted August 11, 2020 at 5:06 am

A man was stabbed in the back outside a Bowery flophouse on Friday, police said. Late Friday afternoon, there was reportedly an altercation between three men near the entrance of The Andrews House at 197 Bowery. One of the two suspects, described by cops as African American males, stabbed the victim in the back, before […]

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Beloved Noodle House 88 Lan Zhou Closes August 15

Posted August 6, 2020 at 5:00 am

You have one week to enjoy the fruits of 88 Lan Zhou. The beloved Chinatown noodle house is set to close for good next week (August 15). Ownership blamed the coronavirus pandemic for rattling their hand-pulled noodle business. Yet, this isn’t the first brush with closure for 88 Lan Zhou, which debuted back in 2007. […]

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Topless Lap Dancing Leads to ‘Shinsen’ Bust on the Bowery

Posted August 5, 2020 at 5:00 am

A Japanese restaurant on the Bowery was caught offering topless lap dances and indoor drinking, in defiance of social distance protocols, officials said this week. According to Governor Cuomo’s latest report of top violators of coronavirus-related regulations, the nascent multi-agency task force caught Shinsen red-handed. Investigators observed at least 35 individuals, the majority not wearing […]

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