Last modified October 25, 2013 at 7:26 pm
About a hundred people are gathered outside the big top tent on East Houston, all waiting for the unveiling of the latest Banksy installation. The tarp covers the fencing and a disco ball illuminates the area. Here we go… UPDATE: It appears that Banksy is getting into the Halloween spirit with his latest installation on […]
Posted September 4, 2013 at 5:00 am
Bad blood boils at 76 East Houston, the vacant parcel which heretofore housed Billy’s Antiques. You’ll recall that Crif Dogs revealed intentions to park its Batman-esque Crifmobile here, but was quickly shot down by Community Board 2 in April. At the time the story hit, word leaked that Kenneth Cole wanted to utilize the space […]
Posted April 2, 2013 at 6:00 am
The Batman-esque Crifmobile is motoring to the northeast corner of Houston and Elizabeth Streets.
Posted January 28, 2013 at 6:29 am
Fresh off beating an assault rap across the pond in London, Olek is back to making art on the streets.
Posted November 26, 2012 at 6:18 am
As expected, the casket carrying the remains of Billy’s Antiques and Props was removed from its perch at 76 East Houston Street.
Last modified November 21, 2012 at 7:26 am
The true swan song, as it were, for Billy’s Antiques is later this afternoon, eight months after the big-top tent was put to rest for good.
Posted November 14, 2012 at 11:21 am
The second season of Baggage Battles premieres tonight on the Travel Channel at 8 pm. As part of the promo machine, the network released a short clip which centers on a “day in the life” of show star and Lower East Side character Billy Leroy. His days start in Brooklyn with three cups of coffee […]
Posted September 14, 2012 at 6:18 am
Goldman is probably best known around these parts for commercializing the oft-targeted slab of concrete near the corner of Bowery and East Houston.
Posted August 13, 2012 at 6:18 am
Billy Leroy dumped his eponymous antique business on the Bowery earlier this spring, sending it off with a grand celebration and circus-style wake.