Saturday Night Live
Posted April 10, 2017 at 5:10 am
The Lower East Side featured prominently on Saturday Night Live this weekend, as the Tenement Museum was setting for an immigrant-related sketch. We watch as a class tour visits the museum, where Kate McKinnon and Louis C.K. reenact a (fictional) Polish family that once lived here in 1913. It devolves into a comical session of […]
Posted November 17, 2014 at 11:00 am
Even Saturday Night Live has something to say about New York losing its soul. In the sketch “Old New York,” we watch a bunch of dudes (Taran Killam, Bobby Moynihan, Kenan Thompson) reminiscing over beers, wondering what happened to decent pizza, knishes, or hot dogs, and why beloved spots are replaced with “dog spas” and […]
Last modified June 27, 2012 at 1:35 am
Friends with Benefits is coming to the neighborhood. Indeed, between 7 am and 5 pm tomorrow, a substantial swath of Nolita will be monopolized for the film shoot. According to flyers in the immediate vicinity, filming is centered on Prince Street between Mulberry and Bowery; also, Elizabeth Street between Prince and East Houston.