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The ‘New Bowery’ Championed in ‘Batman v. Superman’ Turkish Airlines Commercial [VIDEO]

Posted February 9, 2016 at 5:19 am

Turkish Airlines is high on the Bowery. At least according to the post-Super Bowl commercial that you probably missed. Under the comic book guise of the forthcoming Batman v. Superman movie, the merits of New York City are pimped for Turkish Airlines. And even in the fictional Gotham/Metropolis, the Bowery is nightlife gold. Indeed, the […]

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Fox’s Batman Prequel Series ‘Gotham’ Filming on the Lower East Side Today

Last modified March 24, 2014 at 2:47 pm

Later today, the Lower East Side will become backdrop for filming of a new Batman series called Gotham. Signs are up along both sides of Sara D. Roosevelt Park, just south of Houston. Back in the fall, Fox ordered a first season from Warner Bros. Television for this new Batman prequel concept. The one-hour comic […]

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The Real Cost of Being Batman, Then vs. Now

Posted July 17, 2013 at 11:22 am

What is the estimated real life cost of being Batman in the thirties versus today?

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Job Opportunity: Be a Lower East Side Superhero Sidekick

Posted December 6, 2012 at 6:48 am

In the darkest of night, Gotham is protected by its superheroes. Lord knows the Lower East Side needs the extra hands.

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Batman and Joker Dining at Sugar Cafe

Posted July 20, 2012 at 11:27 am

So this happened last night on the Lower East Side. Batman and Joker dining together at Sugar Cafe on East Houston Street.

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Here’s Batman and Joker Surfing [Video]

Posted July 19, 2012 at 10:28 am

Dark Knight Rises will hit theaters nationwide tomorrow, but don’t expect to have a comfortable viewing experience for at least a couple weeks. Lines, lines, lines. In the meantime, scope out this awesome clip from the original television series.

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“Dark Knight Rises” Promo Campaign Stealing from the Street?

Posted May 2, 2012 at 6:28 am

Back in February, we shed some light on the awesome “Stop Superheroes” campaign that popped up across the Lower East Side.

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Meet the Newest Potato Head, “Dark Knight Spud”

Posted February 15, 2012 at 10:19 am

Batman himself is now embracing the farm with a commissioned Mr. Potato Head doll.

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Batman Chooses His Real Voice [Video]

Posted December 30, 2011 at 8:02 am

Where were the other drugs going?  This is what Batman contemplates while choosing his proper voice in this awesome College Humor sketch. We watch as the Dark Knight auditions several voices while questioning a captured thief from a city rooftop, before finally settling on something more guttural.  Check it…

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Super Creepy Batman on SNL [Video]

Posted December 5, 2011 at 10:59 am

It’s a comically common theme in Batman lore – the Dark Knight warns Commissioner Gordon of impending doom, but disappears before the commish can respond.

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