Good Old Lower East Side

Hell Square Hell: Inside 151-153 Ludlow Street During Slate’s Luxury Conversion [Updated]

Last modified January 19, 2018 at 7:33 am

[Updated below] It’s construction hell for these Hell Square tenements. The side-by-side properties comprising 151-153 Ludlow Street are together amidst an upgrade, with tenants apparently in the crossfire. Another play on the same old song and dance. Rivington House co-owner Slate Property Group purchased the two buildings for $12.5 million over the summer and plotted […]

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Sting Donates $36K to Second Avenue Explosion Fundraiser

Last modified April 8, 2015 at 11:24 pm

With the East Village neighborhood still reeling, a gala is in the works to raise money for the victims of the Second Avenue explosion. Spearheaded by author Alan Kaufman, and long-time East Village resident and visual artist Jim Storm, the fundraising event will feature performers and celebrities (TBD) from an array of creative worlds; music, literature, and drama. Also involved […]

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How You Can Volunteer to Join Artist Chat Travieso in Painting Pier 42

Posted June 26, 2014 at 10:08 am

More public art is on the way for the Lower East Side’s own Pier 42. Chat Travieso, an exercised artist in outdoor works, is bringing his creativity to the neighborhood. His latest project builds on his 2013 Paths to Pier 42 installation, “On a Fence,” which turned a section of the fence enclosing the park into an interactive structure […]

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