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Anti-Amazon Mural Painted in ‘Prime’ Ludlow Street Lot

Posted November 26, 2018 at 5:03 am

Today, on the occasion of Cyber Monday, it’s worth strolling past the vacant lot at 159 Ludlow Street. It is here – this prime location – that area artist Adrian Wilson has painted another timely mural. This go-round, it’s a mural against Amazon, represented by an upside-down parcel with branded logo, forming a frown face. […]

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Anti-Amazon Stickers Slapped on Subway Etiquette Signs

Posted November 19, 2018 at 5:08 am

Anti-Amazon attitude is at a fever pitch barely a week after the online retail conglomerate announced that half its second headquarters (HQ2) would be situated in Long Island City. Governor Cuomo, Mayor de Blasio, and real estate speculators are all equally salivating over the deal, which will see an influx of 25,000 employees and create […]

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Report: ‘Amazon Books’ Brick-and-Mortar Shop Eyes Spring Street Location

Posted July 11, 2017 at 5:19 am

Amazon Books, the real-life extension of the online retailer, is reportedly opening a location in SoHo. It’ll take over 72 Spring Street, which currently hosts the pop-up store for bra maker Aerie (i.e. American Eagle). The retail spot includes 5,200 square feet on the ground floor and 2,154 square feet in the basement. The Real […]

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Amazon’s 1980s Throwback Series ‘Red Oaks’ is Filming on the Bowery Today

Posted July 27, 2016 at 5:18 am

Amazon’s coming-of-age comedy, Red Oaks, is taking over the Bowery environs today to shoot scenes for its upcoming second season. This area has seen a flurry of filming activity in recent months; expect more Haddad’s trailers to park up the thoroughfare. And Jennifer Grey. Red Oaks is a nostalgic trip back to the 1980s. A mashup […]

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Amazon Series ‘The Interestings’ Filming on the Bowery Today

Posted March 7, 2016 at 10:22 am

Amazon is back for more. After a brief stint on the Bowery last week, production will resume on a new pilot for potential series, The Interestings. Looks like filming is centered between Spring Street and East Houston. The Interestings is an adaptation of Meg Wolitzer’s novel of same, and focuses on “friends who meet at an arts camp […]

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