Eva Mendes

Sex and the City, Calvin Klein on East Houston

Posted May 6, 2010 at 6:24 am

Sex and the City.  The sequel.  It’s unavoidable now.  That bane of a franchise continues its nascent quest to conquer every piece of ad space, rivaling only the iPad in scope.  Some of the larger building facade billboards in the neighborhood have recently surrendered.

The Year in Sex: Calvin Klein Edition

Posted December 31, 2009 at 6:20 am

Judging by the notorious ad space above the corner of Houston and Lafayette, 2009 was no doubt a busy year for Calvin Klein. Their scintillating banners, featuring steamy sex romps and orgies, hit both the local and national news wires by force. But before any of that, it was a story covered by the hyper-local […]

Another Calvin Klein Banner with Eva Mendes

Posted December 2, 2009 at 6:27 am

Calvin Klein follows up its series of racy advertising above East Houston with another Eva Mendes sweaty sex scene. The prior billboard banner was in place for much of November.

Which is the True Intersection of Sex?

Last modified November 13, 2009 at 1:26 pm

The junction of Allen and East Houston.  For a brief period, it was the quintessential intersection of sex, thanks to a run of scandalous American Apparel ads [Camera 1 and Camera 2]. That distinguished title was forfeited, however, when the ad space disintegrated in September of last year and was never re-activated.  Then Calvin Klein […]

The Other Guys Filming on Delancey Today

Last modified June 27, 2012 at 1:38 am

Well, folks, it seems like a complete day of filming today on the Lower East Side.  Law & Order: Criminal Intent is in production on Bowery, and further to the south on Delancey, filming will commence for the feature film, The Other Guys.  The latter will occupy the neighborhood until 2 am, so sleep easy.

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The Other Guys Filming in the Lower East Side

Last modified June 27, 2012 at 1:38 am

Another big budget blockbuster will be filming in the Lower East Side for the remainder of the week. Next up – The Other Guys, directed by Adam McKay (Anchorman). The Columbia Pictures production will be parked on Walker Street between Centre and Lafayette today and tomorrow; Lower Essex Street will host filming all day tomorrow.

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