Last modified June 23, 2016 at 7:27 am
You won’t be seeing the revived Max’s Kansas City or other exotic throwback sets around the Lower East Side anymore. Or casting calls asking for extras. Vinyl was scratched from the HBO roster this week after a mere ten episodes on the network. The highly polarizing period piece (you either loved or loathed it) was produced by Martin […]
Posted January 21, 2016 at 5:10 am
The Metrograph Theater – founded by tie purveyor Alexander Olch – is inching ever closer to opening on the Lower East Side. Even though a soft-launch is planned for February 19, it’s for private events only; the public will need to wait another few weeks for the much-anticipated Metrograph Theater. However, when the curtains rise on March […]
Posted October 27, 2015 at 5:19 am
HBO’s love affair with the Lower East Side continues. For the second time this month, the hotly anticipated Martin Scorsese/Mick Jagger series, Vinyl, will occupy an enormous swath of Lower East Side territory. From Rivington to Rutgers Street, in fact. All day today. The usual no parking signs envelop the street furniture east of Hell […]
Posted October 7, 2015 at 10:33 am
If you live in the vicinity of 253 East Houston (at Suffolk), now is your chance to have your abode on the small screen. HBO sent its scouts to the Lower East Side this week with the goal of finding apartments for its highly-anticipated music series, Vinyl. The crew is specifically looking for an “apartment with […]
Posted August 10, 2015 at 9:28 am
Needle drop. Last week, HBO unleashed the first teaser trailer for the much-anticipated music series, Vinyl. Wow. There’s enough in this clip to whet your whistle, from the soundtrack (New York Dolls) and setting (NYC) to the sex and drugs. Unfortunately, the real deal won’t air until 2016. Martin Scorsese, Mick Jagger, and showrunner/writer Terrence […]
Last modified August 9, 2015 at 7:32 pm
HBO is currently in production on a new music-oriented series from Martin Scorsese and Mick Jagger. The unnamed show is not even out yet and already garnering accolades and critical acclaim. It’s about a music executive navigating the glorified, though changing, scene of the 1970s. Boardwalk Empire creator Terrence Winter is also attached to the […]
Posted March 21, 2013 at 9:23 am
Here’s how Phil Spector almost ended the career of Martin Scorsese before it even got off the ground.
Posted March 20, 2013 at 6:26 am
The Bowery Alliance of Neighbors and its East Bowery Preservation Plan received another huge endorsement last week.