Crosby Street

Rats are Cozying up to New Commercial Development on East Houston

Posted August 29, 2019 at 5:04 am

Old tenants die hard on Crosby Street, it seems. Rats are already taking refuge inside the new office building at the corner of East Houston (aka 606 Broadway). Yesterday, a Boogie reader spotted the so-called “Banana Rat” stuck in a hole burrowed through the foam padding that butts up against the adjacent building. Seems like […]

Amidst SoHo-NoHo Rezoning, Crosby Street Cardboard City Proves Need for City Planning Spotlight

Last modified April 17, 2019 at 9:44 am

Dueling photographs of a single Crosby Street stoop reveal a tale of two perspectives of life in SoHo. A sight that exposes the real need for City Planning to obtain “a 360-degree analysis that includes all points of view,” which it hopes to gain during review of the neighborhood’s zoning regulations. Back in February, the […]

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Jeremiah Moss at his ‘Vanishing New York’ Book Signing and Reading [RECAP]

Posted July 31, 2017 at 9:38 am

We hear it often. Our city is losing its soul. In the hyper-gentrification that has sped up since the turn of the millennium, those of us who pre-date this era, frequently – and too often rightly – lament the closing of favorite local businesses, the loss of scale when high rises replace beloved older buildings, […]

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United Colors of Benetton Brings “Art of Knit” to BP Garage on Crosby

Posted September 5, 2012 at 6:28 am

The vacant garage adjacent to the BP station on East Houston is trading up. At least temporarily.

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Drill Rig at BP Station on East Houston

Last modified June 27, 2012 at 1:27 am

What’s an oil rig doing on East Houston? It’s gets deeper.

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Bike Thieves Love Equinox on Prince Street

Posted August 5, 2010 at 6:17 am

Victims of stolen bikes are getting more creative with their poster pleas.  Some elect the standard reward-if-found route.  Others, like Boogie reader KTMcK, choose more comical passive-aggressive techniques.  This sign was plastered all around the Equinox gym at 69 Prince Street, and is littered with pop culture references.

Larry David Spotted at Cafe Angelique on Bleecker

Last modified June 27, 2012 at 1:35 am

Thanks to Phoebe for sending along this photo of Larry David, spotted amidst a crowd outside Cafe Angelique at 68 Bleecker Street.  As reported earlier, Curb Your Enthusiasm is all over the neighborhood today.

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White Collar Filming in SoHo Thursday and Friday

Last modified June 27, 2012 at 1:35 am

It’s back.  For two straight days, production crews will park and occupy a substantial chunk of SoHo to shoot White Collar. Thursday morning through Friday evening, filming is scheduled to commence on Spring Street between Wooster Street and Broadway, with some additional spillover onto Lafayette and points east.

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Coming Soon: Le Pain Quotidien at 65 Bleecker

Last modified May 4, 2010 at 6:51 am

A taste of Belgium is coming soon to Bleecker Street, right at the terminus of Crosby.  With a foothold in over fifteen countries worldwide, the Le Pain Quotidien franchise is slated to open yet another city location at 65 Bleecker Street.  This outpost is actually lucky number 21.  Two signs hanging in the floor-to-ceiling windows […]