Broome Street

The Strokes’ Guitarist can be Your Landlord for $6,750 Per Month on the Bowery

Posted October 4, 2019 at 5:00 am

The Strokes’ lead guitarist, Albert Hammond Jr., can be your landlord! He is now looking for someone to rent his Lower East Side studio. The third-floor abode, located just off the Bowery at 354 Broome Street, hit the market this week for $6,750 per month. The 1,033 square-foot studio loft is unique in that it […]

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Chinatown Fights Back Against Proliferation of ‘Disrespectful’ Film Shoots

Posted September 30, 2019 at 5:07 am

The frequency of film shoots and the negative impacts on local residents is receiving renewed attention in the halls of City Council. Chinatown and the Lower East Side, in particular, are popular neighborhoods for productions due to that (rapidly disappearing) old New York feel. Have been for years, and are often a major interruption for […]

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Uncapped Recap: The Golden Gauntlet Graffiti Battle

Last modified September 27, 2019 at 3:56 pm

Hey Boogie Faithful, did you have a nice weekend? Thanks to all of you who attended our graffiti battle event, and to those who helped from inception to fruition. You know who you are. Anyway, let’s get ready to RRRRRRecap the very first GGGB (Golden Gauntlet Graffiti Battle) at Con Artist. We set the stage […]

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Bowery Boogie Uncapped Presents the Golden Gauntlet Graffiti Battle

Posted September 20, 2019 at 5:08 am

Hold on to your hats, kids. It’s all out war on the Bowery! Have you ever wanted to see two graffiti writers battle live? Sure you do! I mean, many of us don’t know what we want until we hear about on the interweb, so you’re welcome. Tomorrow night, PACE SSB and REE MTA will […]

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Report: Tenant Files Lawsuit Over Alleged Roach Infestation at 261 Broome Street

Posted September 18, 2019 at 5:08 am

A new tenant at 261 Broome Street filed a lawsuit against the landlord, claiming that an alleged roach infestation forced her to leave after only four days on-premise back in June. The complaint, filed this week in Manhattan Supreme Court by Julia Perry, alleges that the infestation was so severe that the critters even found […]

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Party Boy Omar Hernandez Eyes Broome Street for New Club

Last modified September 4, 2019 at 1:42 pm

Like its predecessor, it was no happy ending for Better Days at 302 Broome Street. The nightclub recently shuttered after less than two years on the block. Oliver Stumm is apparently out, but the party will go on. Nightlife celebrity magnet Omar Hernandez is returning to the fray exactly one year from the closure of […]

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A Decade Later, Raising the Roof Resumes at 1823 Tenement on Broome

Posted August 26, 2019 at 5:05 am

The nondescript tenement at 293 Broome Street has been jailed behind unsightly scaffolding for over a decade. Part of a legacy plan to enlarge the building, which has remained in a state of arrested development. Until now. The owner, Richard Ogust, hopes to construct an additional forty-five feet atop the roof, adding roughly 3,500 square-feet […]

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Grand Street Guild Files Plans for 15-Story Affordable Housing Tower

Posted August 16, 2019 at 5:00 am

New towers are coming to Broome Street on the Lower East Side. Now we have sight of the first newcomer. Back in January of 2018, the Grand Street Guild nonprofit officially announced the imminent construction of two, as-of-right 15-story apartments on its property, plus a parking garage. All 400 of the proposed units are earmarked […]

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Dudley’s will Reopen at the End of August

Posted August 14, 2019 at 5:07 am

Dudley’s is still down while work continues on its expansion next door. But the reopening is close. The project, which annexed the adjacent space on Broome Street, began one month ago, and was slated to last three weeks. While not yet open, there is a return date. Ownership tells us that the restaurant will resume […]

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The New ICP Center at Essex Crossing Loses Eleven Madison Park

Posted August 9, 2019 at 5:04 am

What was once touted as the “cultural anchor of Essex Crossing” is now dead in the water. Catching up on some Essex Crossing miscellany… Hospitality group Make it Nice (of Eleven Madison Park fame) joined forces with the International Center of Photography well over a year ago, with the ambition to provide premium private event […]

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