Bowery Boys

‘Bowery Boys’ Web Comics Will be Released in Hardcover by Summertime

Posted April 28, 2015 at 10:22 am

Cory Levine’s successful online graphic novel depicting the Lower East Side of yesteryear is headed to the ol’ printing press. Yup, pretty soon enthusiasts can score a bound copy of the first five seasons of Bowery Boys. The web serial depicts antebellum New York; impassioned youth, street wars, and political corruption befitting of the times. “When we set out to create […]

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‘Bowery Boys’ Graphic Novel Depicts 1850s LES

Posted July 5, 2013 at 6:29 am

If you’re looking to see the Five Points in comic book form, look no further.

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Five Points Era Drama “Copper” Premieres in August

Posted April 3, 2012 at 10:21 am

The oft-romanticized Five Points era of Gotham history is coming to the small screen later this summer, thanks to BBC America.

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New BBC Series “Copper” Focuses on Five Points Era of New York

Last modified June 27, 2012 at 1:34 am

The Beeb is knee-deep in a new period crime drama based on the oft-romanticized lore of 19th Century Gotham city.

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Bowery Hotel Introduces “Bowery Bear”

Posted September 14, 2011 at 6:28 am

The hotel is further capitalizing on these B’hoys by including a fuzzy new addition to guest rooms.

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Words Native to New York City

Posted April 25, 2011 at 6:28 am

Back in November, we published an article about the contributions of the Bowery to our collective lexicon. Now let’s look at some other native words!

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Bowery Slang

Posted November 19, 2010 at 6:38 am

As David Mulkins demonstrated at this week’s Tenement Talks, the Bowery is singlehandedly responsible for some of the most significant contributions to American culture in the last two hundred years.  Notable examples include Yiddish Theater, Vaudeville, tap dancing, minstrel shows, and punk rock. However, there is one oft-overlooked, yet no less important contribution that still […]

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Bowery Boys Exhibit at Deitch Projects

Last modified June 27, 2012 at 2:19 am

Deitch Projects in SoHo is busy with one of its final gallery events before an anticipated June closure.  Dubbed Bowery Boys, the exhibition features new paintings by Rosson Crow, and will run though March 27.  And, as reported a couple months ago, the concrete canvas that they maintain at the corner of Bowery and East […]

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