Posted March 15, 2017 at 5:00 am
The historic block of Oliver Street just off Chatham Square now boasts its own trendy coffee shop. And so it begins, brought to you by a familiar face in nuevo-Chinatown. Dubbed Oliver Coffee Counter, the space slings not only its namesake beverage, but also a small “international newsstand” with various periodicals (and candy). It debuted […]
Posted February 24, 2016 at 5:00 am
Yesterday was a big day for the Landmarks Preservation Commission. A day of hearings watched closely by both preservationists and big real estate. It was all part of the so-called “Backlog Initiative,” the ambitious plan devised to address the buildup of 95 properties previously awaiting judgement by the city (85% were calendared more than twenty […]
Posted December 1, 2014 at 3:55 pm
Unprecedented. The Landmarks Preservation Commission (LPC) plans to vote next Tuesday (December 9) on what is being called the “de-calendar [ing]” of one hundred buildings throughout the five boroughs. Procedurally, the LPC calendars hearings for which buildings and their historic and cultural currency are presented to the board who either vote in favor of land-marking or […]
Last modified June 27, 2012 at 1:35 am
Last night, the cast of a new movie called The Sitter was filming scenes on Doyers Streert. Equipment, trailers, and other goods were stored on the Bowery and on Oliver Street.