Posted July 7, 2014 at 6:06 am
For the second time in as many years, embattled newsstand owner Marilyn Louie has the support of Community Board 3. The transportation subcommittee voted unanimously last Thursday evening to urge the Departments of Transportation and Consumer Affairs to resolve the lingering issues regarding her place of work. Marilyn Louie and her lawyer once again presented […]
Last modified May 13, 2014 at 10:34 am
Now the everyday street furniture in our collective urban living room is part of an open-air exhibit. We noticed a few explanatory plaques attached to various surfaces along the Bowery yesterday, turning the mundane into faux museum installations with ludicrous backstories. These two-toned signs are actually part of a pithy campaign called the Museum of […]
Posted August 7, 2012 at 6:28 am
Neighborhood newsstands as we once knew them are all but dead. Bulldozed and replaced with antiseptic glass. And while the new sidewalk facilities might be larger, reliability seems suspect.
Last modified June 28, 2012 at 12:07 am
Just when we thought Cemusa was on construction hiatus, the commissioned street furniture company jumpstarted its efforts on a bustling nook of Grand Street between Bowery and Chrystie.
Posted December 28, 2011 at 7:29 am
Not only is this newfangled Cemusa street furniture sterile, we are now hearing of a danger component as well.
Posted June 2, 2011 at 6:18 am
While Jim Joe continues his apparent hiatus, the vag-loving street scrawler Dr. Pink is filling in, having already terrorized the Lower East Side for quite some time.