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New Shanty Residence Outside Former Bowery Lighting Store

Posted August 21, 2013 at 6:08 am

This Bowery bum has a comfy perch outside the former Lighting Library. The longstanding sidewalk bridge on the west side of the street created a perfect shelter for the unknown man, who quickly assembled a stack of cardboard boxes for some privacy. Behind those plastic curtains is a bed of cardboard boxes and bags of […]

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Lighting Library Going Out of Business

Last modified June 4, 2010 at 9:20 am

Another domino is falling in the storied Bowery lighting district.  Back in early March, two longtime businesses announced intentions to leave the neighborhood – Bowery Interiors/Lite Elite (148) and J & P Lighting (151).  Both remain open for the time being.  However, it seems the time is nigh for Lighting Library at 140-142 Bowery to bid […]