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PJ Harvey Brings Us ‘The Hope Six Demolition Project’ This April

Posted February 2, 2016 at 10:23 am

There’s already an impressive stream of new albums ruling twenty-sixteen’s ear buds so far—Savages, Chairlift, Sia, just to name a few. And arriving April 15 via Vagrant Records is PJ Harvey’s ninth studio album, The Hope Six Demolition Project. This 11-song set marks Harvey’s follow-up to her 2011 Mercury Music Prize-winning Let England Shake LP. […]

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‘Quality Mending’ on the Mend After 2 Floods Sideline Business

Posted August 6, 2015 at 9:23 am

Quality Mending in Little Italy is itself, well, on the mend. Two burst water pipes at 15 Prince Street in as many weeks has sidelined the upscale clothier for the short term. A sign in the window announces the temporary closure, and beckons patrons to visit the relatively new Williamsburg outpost. Owner Oliver Harkness (also […]

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Skewering Bill Cosby with Wheat-Paste on Rivington Street, Redux

Posted July 8, 2015 at 9:23 am

Hey, hey, hey… This three-month-old wheat paste has taken on new significance in light of Bill Cosby’s confession that surfaced on Monday. You know, that he willfully obtained quaaludes with the intention of drugging women to have sex. Street artist FLOOD imparted the Cosby-skewering artwork on Rivington Street (outside Fat Baby) for the second time this […]

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Subway Franchise on Essex Street Felled by Flood

Posted February 24, 2015 at 9:19 am

FebruANY? More like FebruFLOODING… The three-year-old Subway sandwich outpost at 153 Essex Street was felled last week by flooding in the building. Not much is known about the cause of the deluge, but it was enough to ruin business for this franchisee. Perhaps a busted water pipe due to sub-freezing temperatures. According to a handwritten […]

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Pathmark Reopens on Cherry Street, But Running on Generators

Posted November 4, 2012 at 9:09 am

The storm surge from Hurricane Sandy last Monday night effortlessly washed into the parking lot of Pathmark, sidelining the already ill-fated establishment for days.

Scenes from Sandy: Watch the East River Storm Surge [VIDEO]

Posted November 1, 2012 at 12:19 pm

The storm chaser within is responsible for the following video

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Sandy Aftermath: Here’s What’s Open on the Lower East Side [Updated]

Last modified October 31, 2012 at 3:33 pm

Despite that bitch, Hurricane Sandy, there’s a fair mix of bodegas and eating/drinking establishments currently serving the Lower East Side.

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Sandy Aftermath: Lower East Side Edition [PHOTOS]

Last modified November 1, 2012 at 8:31 am

As the sun rises today over New York, it’s hard to find words to describe Hurricane Sandy’s impact. Quite honestly, the last time we awoke to such eerie calm after incredible disaster was 9/11. Thankfully all indications point to that being one of the only similarities between the two events. Our reporters have started to […]

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Scenes from Sandy: Another Neighborhood Stroll [Updated]

Last modified October 29, 2012 at 5:35 pm

Thanks to Hurricane Sandy, the Lower East Side is the proverbial ghost town. The wind is noticeably picking up, and projectiles are flying through the air.

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Scenes from Sandy: East River Flooding South Street

Last modified October 29, 2012 at 11:21 am

The East River is already spilling onto the parallel bike path of South Street. Water is now completely flush with the bulkhead, attracting the eyes and cameras of numerous passerby. A handful of police cruisers are keeping watch. But even they are not immune to taking pictures. FULL COVERAGE OF HURRICANE SANDY

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