There’s No Sleeping in the ATM Room (on Delancey)

Last modified March 29, 2017 at 11:10 pm

Indeed.  Last night at approximate 10 pm, a half-dozen police officers arrived at the Bank of America on Delancey. The one inside the jail Ludlow Residence.  A whole group of cash-strapped young folk was waiting outside while the hoopla transpired. Apparently, a homeless man was sleeping in the ATM room of the bank branch, with […]

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205 Club Still Closed

Posted October 20, 2009 at 6:10 am

Since first reporting on the closing of 205 Club two weeks ago, it appears as though the vacation announcement was a ruse.  New clues seem to prove the night spot has flatlined – gates remain drawn during peak drinking hours, sidewalk ATMs are gone, and most telling, the phone number is disconnected. And then there’s […]

Maps: Lower East Side by ATM

Posted October 15, 2009 at 6:30 am

The proliferation of ATMs in the Lower East Side is simply astounding.  Common knowledge.  Yet despite the alleged crackdown on new third party cash boxes, it seems machines are still popping up daily.  Our compatriot EV Grieve also noticed an upward trend further north in the East Village.  So we started kicking around the idea […]

A Proper Bowery Greeting

Posted September 2, 2009 at 6:35 am

Situated near the entrance to the Sunshine Hotel at 241 Bowery is this cleverly vandalized ATM.  Just a few additional letters, and voila.  A proper Bowery greeting for all.

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Posted February 11, 2009 at 11:17 am

As if the neighborhood didn’t already have a plethora* of bank branches, the streets are now lined with third party cash machines. Wherever you go, there’s an enticing sign asking facetiously whether you need money. And you know you do. It’s unavoidable; another sad truth. That’s why new neon-blinking cash boxes keep arriving, multiplying like […]