Cooper Square Hotel

Revisiting the Snow-Blanketed Bowery After the Blizzard of 2003 [PHOTOS]

Posted January 27, 2015 at 8:03 am

While Mother Nature sees fit to blanket us with two feet of snow, it’s seemingly an appropriate time to revisit the Blizzard of 2003 (aka “Presidents Day Storm”). We’re a couple weeks shy of the anniversary of that storm, which dumped nearly two feet of snow on the Tri-state area. Neighborhood chronicler Adam Woodward sent […]

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Weekend Edition: January 7

Last modified June 27, 2012 at 1:11 am

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Early Edition: January 7

Last modified June 27, 2012 at 1:02 am

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Cooper 35 Asian Pub Set to Close

Posted November 18, 2010 at 9:14 am

Washington Square News has an item this morning about the Cooper 35 Asian Pub. News broke two weeks ago that the lot of 35-39 Cooper Square was sold for a mere $8.5 million via Massey Knakal. Employees at the popular NYU watering hole are now saying that closure is imminent.  As is the wrecking ball […]

Wyndham Garden Hotel Gets More Glass

Posted September 7, 2010 at 6:12 am

Down at the corner of Hester and Bowery, the glass is slowly snaking up the eighteen-story skeleton of the future Wyndham Garden Hotel.  And with each pane, more neighborhood pain. Despite the creeping pace, though, work seems to be progressing without incident. Indeed, since our last checkup in July, roughly four floors on the Hester […]

An Update on the Wyndham Garden Hotel at Bowery and Hester

Posted July 20, 2010 at 6:34 am

Today we head down to Hester Street to follow up on the forthcoming Wyndham Garden Hotel at the southeast corner of the Bowery. The concrete beast is now officially capped, boasting the customary American flag at its apex.

Orchard Street Vacation Rental

Last modified August 14, 2010 at 10:36 am

The trendiest neighborhood hotels – Thompson LES, Cooper Square Hotel, Bowery Hotel – have nothing on this Orchard Street studio gem, currently being whored out as a vacation rental.  Apparently it’s the most comfortable studio apartment in all of downtown Manhattan, and can be yours for $150 per night.

Time Warner Cable on Cooper Square [Video]

Posted April 15, 2010 at 6:19 am

Time Warner Cable has been turning up the heat lately on Fios.  Commercials for the service air seemingly every break, touting the so-called merits of its monopoly and how Verizon pales in comparison.  The spot which plays ad nauseum is “counterfeit sunglasses,” which no doubt strives to capture a Canal Street bodega type of vibe. […]

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Early Edition: January 18

Last modified June 27, 2012 at 1:07 am

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