Bowery 2.0

Here’s the First Look at the 11-Story Rebirth of 139 Bowery

Posted February 16, 2018 at 5:00 am

There is nothing left of 139-141 Bowery. Over the course of the last several months, the side-by-side buildings experienced a slow death at the hands of a wrecking crew. (Non-union scabs, apparently, as the giant inflatable rats and pigs previously made an appearance.) But this newfound open-air will soon yield more residential mass. Below is […]

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Nick Morgenstern to Helm Ace Hotel’s Bowery Bar-Restaurant Scene

Posted December 5, 2017 at 4:58 am

Finally. The first overt acknowledgment from Ace Hotel that it’s in fact opening up a lodge on the Bowery. (Bowery Boogie was first to break the news way back in September 2013.) Principals submitted a comprehensive application of 97 pages to Community Board 3 for the hotel liquor license, so there’s a lot to unpack here. […]

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Cuban Eatery ‘Agozar’ Ends its 15-Year Run this Week

Posted November 28, 2017 at 5:09 am

It was only a couple weeks ago when we shot a photo of Agozar. That familiar feeling came over us – sensing that a place of this character couldn’t last much longer on Bowery 2.0. Sure enough, word came down the pike this week that the cuban restaurant will close forever on Thursday after fifteen […]

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Residents of 83 Bowery Protest Margaret Chin for Selling out Chinatown

Last modified September 1, 2017 at 5:39 pm

With Margaret Chin up for re-election next month, these Chinatown Bowery denizens are making plenty of noise in opposition. The embattled tenants of 83-85 Bowery, deadlocked in battle with landlord Joseph Betesh, are protesting the councilwoman at her headquarters later today. The protest rally is the second such action in a month for this Tenants […]

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276 Bowery Becomes Arlette Tebele’s Pop-Up Art Gallery

Posted August 9, 2017 at 5:09 am

When area stores go vacant, the trend is almost always to install a temporary gallery of some sort. Increase the exposure (i.e. eyeballs) on the property to draw attention and hopefully net a new tenant. And that’s exactly what’s happening over at 276 Bowery. Sunrise Rainbow Kitchen Supply vacated the large Bowery commercial space earlier […]

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DBGB, Harbinger of Bowery Gentrification, Closing After 8 Years; Cites Changing Neighborhood

Posted July 31, 2017 at 5:09 am

Like its long-gone namesake inspiration, DBGB Kitchen & Bar will soon be dust in the proverbial wind. The Daniel Boulud restaurant circled August 11 as its final day in business after eight years on the Bowery. Of its decision to close down, DBGB – itself a harbinger of Bowery gentrification – told Eater that the […]

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Foundation Work Begins on 8-Story Condo Project at 260 Bowery

Posted July 14, 2017 at 5:11 am

The three-story building that stood at 260 Bowery for decades is long gone. Demolished seven months ago to make way for more luxury living along the upper crust Bowery 2.0. Now, after an extended dormancy period, it appears the construction work has begun. A backhoe is already beginning the excavation work for the foundation in […]

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8-Story Condo at 210 Bowery is Fully Revealed

Posted June 21, 2017 at 5:11 am

There it is. An unencumbered 210 Bowery, almost ready for tenants. Workers dismantled scaffolding and other construction materials from the facade of this eight-story dark horse a couple weeks ago. Official completion is probably any day now. This latest milestone marks more than two years since the demolition and redevelopment began. Indeed, the former 1930s-era […]

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Amsterdam’s ‘GRIMM Gallery’ Debuts Next Week on the Bowery

Posted May 23, 2017 at 5:08 am

The mid-section of the Bowery, long a bastion for restaurant supply businesses, is awash in art galleries. The latter comes at the expense of the former. Between Delancey/Kenmare and East Houston Street there are nearly a dozen such showrooms, including dedicated buildings like Sperone Westwater and the New Museum. But it’s not all roses, as […]

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It’ll Cost Upwards of $6.5M to Live in Annabelle Selldorf’s 13-Story Bowery Tower

Posted May 11, 2016 at 5:16 am

Under construction for more than two years, we now have an updated glimpse of the forthcoming 347 Bowery. More luxury living for Bowery 2.0. What was once a Salvation Army stalwart for several decades is almost ready for its coronation. The thirteen-story mixed-use beast, designed by Annabelle Selldorf, topped off three months ago, yet remains […]

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