Football

Samsung Targets the East Village in New Commercial [Video]

Last modified June 27, 2012 at 1:35 am

Much like the previous Time Warner Cable advert, this Samsung commercial running ad nauseum during football Sundays incorporates some key shots of the East Village.  Among other street scenes, the Village East Cinema, Bar Veloce, and Cooper Union are all featured prominently.

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3 Sheets Saloon to Replace Town Tavern

Last modified November 1, 2010 at 12:14 am

Last month, the Town Tavern at 134 West Third Street closed for renovations.  At the time, flyers in its windows indicated that the frat-hole would soon re-open under new management. But, more specifically, that the re-christened bar would become part of the NYC Best Bars empire (Down the Hatch, Off the Wagon, 13th Step).  Thanks […]

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Bar 108 Out of Commission?

Last modified January 26, 2010 at 8:21 am

For the last few nights, Bar 108 at 108 West Houston has been out of commission.  The year-old watering hole was closed all weekend, especially troubling since Sunday was a big night for football.