Bleecker Street Transfer

Livery Hits Cyclist on Lafayette

Posted June 17, 2010 at 6:25 am

The intersection of East Houston and Lafayette is dangerous enough, even without the subway superstation mess that has appropriated the area.  It’s a high traffic zone full of commuters on foot, bicycle, or in cars.  During the morning rush yesterday, a livery driver collided with a cyclist.

Rebuilding the Bleecker Subway Entrance

Last modified May 6, 2010 at 7:57 am

Since late March, the sidewalk outside NoHo Star at the corner of Bleecker and Lafayette has been under the knife due to the subway superstation project.  In the process, the downtown 6 station entrance was razed and concrete ripped up; the area became a complicated maze of fencework and plastic traffic barriers.  On numerous occasions, […]

Bleecker Subway Entrance Leveled

Posted March 31, 2010 at 6:30 am

Upgrading city infrastructure usually comes at an exorbitant price – eviction, demolition, and population relocation.  Thanks to the superstation capital works project currently underway along East Houston and Lafayette, one of the Brooklyn Bridge-bound Bleecker Street subway entrances recently disappeared.  Leveled.

Update: The Subway Connection

Last modified May 5, 2010 at 5:57 pm

For the better part of a year, the retail stretch above the intersection of Lafayette and East Houston has been under siege.  Under siege by the new $96 million subway mega-project in the works to connect the Bleecker and Broadway-Lafayette stations.  But now those beleaguered businesses can finally breathe a sigh of relief.  The constant […]