Whole Foods Bowery Now Selling Christmas Trees on the Sidewalk

Posted November 26, 2013 at 6:05 am

Thanksgiving is still two days out, yet Christmas tree vendors are already hitting the streets to peddle the pine. One of the larger outposts on the Lower East Side is stationed outside the Whole Foods Bowery. This year, however, the high-end grocer is taking the reins, so to speak. Vertical integration. Whole Foods is now […]

Op-Ed: Calling Out Santacon Organizers to Tame the Annual Problem

Posted November 22, 2013 at 10:37 am

Santacon is an event that many people love to hate, and with good reason. Once a mildly-irreverent holiday costumed jaunt through the city, the event has grown into a large mob of regional participants who start drinking early and often on event day. The variety of offenses that Santacon presents are still rather mild – […]

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Merry Christmas From Boogie!

Last modified December 25, 2012 at 9:46 am

Whether you look to the little manger baby, the fat man in red, or to December 26 when all of the hoopla is over, we wish you and yours a very merry christmas! Speaking of men in red, our christmas wish is to do away with those Santa-con fools who pour themselves across the Lower […]

10 Christmas Videos to Distract You From Your Family [VIDEO]

Last modified December 24, 2012 at 12:00 pm

Well it’s that time of year again. If you’re reading this, there’s a good chance you just travelled several hours to visit family and friends. And if you arrived more than 4 hours ago, it might be time to take a little break. Here’s a few videos to kill some time before meeting your former […]

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Boogie Rewind: When Schmulka Bernstein’s Ruled Essex Street

Last modified December 24, 2012 at 10:12 am

Jews eating Chinese food on Christmas is a tradition forged on the Lower East Side of yore. So, on this eve of Christmas, it’s fitting to republish our story about Schmulka Bernstein’s on Essex.

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Fatta Cuckoo Reveals Egg Nog Recipe

Posted December 27, 2011 at 7:43 am

Thirsty for some creamy egg nog during this holiday week?

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Merry Christmas!

Posted December 25, 2011 at 10:45 am

Wishing you and yours a merry Christmas from all of us here at Bowery Boogie!

Christmas Eve Crime on Clinton Street

Last modified March 29, 2017 at 11:08 pm

Festive though the atmosphere has been in the run up to Christmas, last night the Lower East Side was faced with its latest crime.

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Weekend Edition: December 24

Last modified June 27, 2012 at 1:11 am

[Photo Credit: Phillip Kalantzis-Cope]

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Christmas Bike on Broome Street

Posted December 23, 2011 at 10:19 am

Deck the ride with boughs of holly.