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Snow!

Last modified December 19, 2009 at 10:50 am

Get ready NYC, Mother Nature has us in her crosshairs. According to the National Weather Service: A WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 11 AM EST SUNDAY. INTENSE LOW PRESSURE TRACKING UP THE COAST TODAY INTO TONIGHT WILL RESULT IN A PERIOD OF HEAVY SNOW AND GUSTY WINDS ACROSS THE AREA. […]

Steven Seagal Kicks Some LES Ass?

Last modified June 27, 2012 at 1:38 am

Word on the street is that last night Steven Seagal was filming in the LES with the NYPD. His new show Steven Seagal Lawman premiered last week, but it didn’t sound like he’d be traveling to different cities to play cops and robbers. Steven Seagal Lawman will allow fans to ride shotgun with Seagal as […]

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The Slow Death of the New York Deli

Last modified December 3, 2009 at 5:58 pm

Today, The Independent (UK) takes a look at the slow death of the New York deli.  While Katz’s holds on by a thread in its threatened Ludlow Street location, others weren’t so lucky.  The article explores how such an icon of Jewish, and city life in general, remains under fire by skyrocketing rents and community […]

Filming Madness: How to Make it in America, Law & Order

Last modified June 27, 2012 at 1:38 am

Two television shows, two very different plots, and twice the madness. That’s the story in the Lower East Side today. For the second time this week, both Law & Order (NBC) and How to Make it in America (HBO) will be filming scenes in the neighborhood. Simultaneously and nearly side-by-side. Law & Order will be […]

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A White Collar Followup of the Lower East Side

Last modified June 27, 2012 at 1:38 am

It was only a matter of time before all the neighborhood filming for USA Networks’ White Collar finally premiered on the small screen. Episode number six (“All In”), which aired this past Friday, was focused in “the seedy underbelly of New York’s Chinatown.”  The protagonists are in pursuit of villains through their high-stakes games of Pai […]

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New York on Film in the 1970s

Posted November 18, 2009 at 6:18 am

Later tonight, the 92Y Tribeca is hosting a free screening of four 16 mm film prints from the New York Public Library.  Each of the short films – Bowery Men’s Shelter, Crosby Street, Huberts, Coney Island – captures the essence of New York City during the 1970s.  The event kicks off at 6:30 pm in […]

Coming Soon: Amity Hall at 80 West 3rd Street

Posted November 10, 2009 at 6:18 am

From the owners who brought you, among others places, Stout, F.A.T.S., and Half Pint, comes another Greenwich Village watering hole.  Amity Hall is a self-proclaimed beer hall at 80 West 3rd Street, which, according to the teaser on their official website, should open rather soon.  Signs in the newspapered windows confirm it.  We caught an […]

Halloween Eve with Abaddon NYC

Posted October 30, 2009 at 10:18 am

Looking for a salaciously hellacious Halloween eve of frightening art and bloodwrestling?  Check out the following press release. ABADDON: A HELLACIOUSLY themed Halloween Eve @ ART.LES.STUDIOS NYC Fri. 10/30, 8pm till Midnight 202 Rivington Street (btwn Pitt and Ridge Sts.) RSVP to artlesnyc@gmail.com is mandatory Advance Tickets for Abaddon suggested @: www.abaddonnyc.com On Friday night we […]

Ziontalis and Eldridge Street

Last modified November 12, 2009 at 6:42 pm

Not too long ago, we were flipping through the pages of some old photo albums (remember those?), and stumbled upon one of interest.  A picture of Judaica shop Ziontalis at its onetime headquarters at 48 Eldridge Street, between Hester and Canal.  It was shot in the fall of 1994, a few years before the company […]

Sweet Lorraine Filming at the Slipper Room on Orchard

Last modified June 27, 2012 at 1:38 am

@Tierack sends word that a new film called Sweet Lorraine is currently filming inside the Slipper Room on Orchard Street.  The movie stars Tatum O’neal as a former city “scene queen” who about-faces and moves to New Jersey.  There she gets caught up in local politics when her ex becomes mayor. UPDATE: Filming continues tomorrow […]

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