Ludlow Street

Woman Punched in the Face While Filming Fight on Ludlow Street

Posted May 6, 2019 at 5:03 am

Police said a woman was punched in the face while filming a fight on Ludlow Street early Saturday morning. The altercation reportedly happened between Rivington and Delancey shortly before 4am Saturday morning. A man knocked the iPhone from her hands and then another woman jumped out and punched the victim several times in the face, […]

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‘TR Crandall’ Brings Guitars Back to Ludlow Street

Posted May 3, 2019 at 5:07 am

Seemingly against the odds, a vintage guitar shop is now up and running on Ludlow Street, in the heart of Hell Square. Three-year-old TR Crandall Guitars moved to the fifth floor of 156 Ludlow Street at the beginning of the year. Under the radar, at that. The recent arrival of this throwback window signage makes […]

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Tsaôcaa & Bào Bubble Tea Spot Opens on Ludlow Street

Posted April 25, 2019 at 5:05 am

Three months after the Thai ice creamery, Juicy Spot, faded from Ludlow Street, another snack shop is now operational. This time, the M.O. is all things bubble tea. Tsaôcaa & Bào recently opened at 109 Ludlow, just north of Delancey Street. It describes itself as a bubble tea business that “strives for ultimate freshness and […]

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‘Local 138’ Sets Closing Day Ahead of Move to Orchard Street

Posted March 29, 2019 at 5:00 am

As a bar, if you can’t make it on Ludlow Street, move to Orchard Street. It seemed to work for Max Fish almost five years ago. And now Local 138 is doing the same. The dive bar is slated to close its twenty-three-year-old space at 138 Ludlow Street next month ahead of its relocation. Last day is […]

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Martin Keehn Boutique Celebrates New Home on Ludlow Street

Posted March 21, 2019 at 5:03 am

Menswear designer Martin Keehn began selling on the Lower East Side nine years ago. The boutique occupied a unique fractional address across from Seward Park – 27 1/2 Essex Street – until last summer. The eponymous store made the move around the corner to 53 Ludlow Street back in August. (This was the former home […]

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Vacant Ludlow Street Lot is Live-Streaming NASA Satellite Footage of Earth

Posted March 8, 2019 at 5:00 am

That massive rig installed in the dormant lot at 159 Ludlow Street is activated. Its purpose is literally out of this world. The temporary structure hoists an orb-shaped screen that will project imagery from space. Indeed, the installation streams real-time video from a satellite orbiting Earth. Artist Sebastian ErraZuriz is also involved in the project, […]

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Sebastian ErraZuriz Makes a Splash in Hell Square

Posted March 5, 2019 at 5:05 am

You may have noticed the big rig in the long-vacant lot at 159 Ludlow Street. Its placement signals more activity this site has seen since Banksy’s treatment six years ago. Similarly, the setup is there to support a new art project, as previously reported. The uneven ground at 159 Ludlow was resurfaced last Wednesday in […]

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Vacant Ludlow Lot Paved, but ‘Schaller & Weber’ Won’t Follow

Posted March 1, 2019 at 5:03 am

The overgrown Ludlow Street lot made famous by Banksy almost six years ago is now tamed. Wednesday morning, the uneven ground at 159 Ludlow was resurfaced. Now at grade, the long-dormant parcel is ready for its next chapter. But it’ll be without the Schaller & Weber food truck. The market and butcher business, founded on […]

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The Most Expensive Skateboard in the World is a Supreme Painter’s Palette

Posted February 25, 2019 at 5:08 am

Supreme might be relishing the comfort of its new (temporary) home on the Bowery (Germania Bank Building), but many in the artist community remain bitter in the wake of its recent ad campaign. Back in November, the iconic skater brand released a new skateboard video called “Blessed,” then hit the streets to promote. The subsequent […]

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Slate’s Rear Yard Retail Extension at 151 Ludlow Street

Posted January 31, 2019 at 5:03 am

The appearance of a drilling rig in the backyard of 151 Ludlow Street in July 2017 now makes sense. It was a precursor to enlargement. Building owner Slate Property Group, which acquired the tenement and its immediate neighbor a month earlier for $15.5 million, is now well underway on a rear yard addition. The former garden […]

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