Ludlow Sidewalk Photo

Posted September 10, 2010 at 6:19 am

This photo is just begging for a caption.  Leave yours in the comments!

West 4th Newsstand Revived

Posted June 11, 2010 at 6:18 am

Defying the odds, the unique corner newsstand at the junction of West Third and Sixth Avenue was revived earlier this week.  For a little over a year, the green box had fallen into disrepair, papered with stickers, flyers, and the like.  But now it’s back, having dodged the Cemusa glass bullet.

Delancey Sidewalk Disaster Filled!

Posted June 9, 2010 at 6:13 am

It’s a miracle. Probably the most important development in the new decade!  The ever-sinking sidewalk near the corner of Delancey and Chrystie Street was finally filled last weekend.

Tourist vs New Yorker Sidewalk Stunt Outed as Improv Everywhere

Last modified June 8, 2010 at 4:49 pm

Thanks to Mashable, we now know who was behind the Tourist vs. New Yorker sidewalk stunt.  These lines were drawn across Manhattan, but most notably in the Lower East Side.  Fittingly, it was the ingenious folks at Improv Everywhere.

An Choi Annex is Now Operational

Posted May 17, 2010 at 6:12 am

The brown paper is gone. With months of preparations now in the past, An Choi has lifted the veil on their new annex space next door.  The Vietnamese restaurant now controls the lion’s share of 85 Orchard Street.  Additional picnic-style tables are available to patrons, accessible either through a new doorway into the main restaurant, […]

Pulino’s Sidewalk Dining to Crowd Bowery and Houston

Posted May 14, 2010 at 6:11 am

Along with EV Grieve, we’ve certainly been keeping tabs on the sidewalk dining situation at Pulino’s Bar and Pizzeria.  Since the joint opened, tables situated in the Bowery-facing window-doors merely flirted with the concrete, but barely crossed the threshold.  That is no longer the case.

Sidewalk Disaster on Delancey, Redux

Posted May 5, 2010 at 6:12 am

Three months.  For three months, this stretch of sidewalk on Delancey between Forsyth and Chrystie has continued to sink into oblivion.  Depth of the depression is roughly a foot.  It all started, once upon a time, back in the earliest days of 2010, and was no doubt exacerbated by the media-hyped Snowmageddon.

Following SHY1 to 151 East 3rd Street

Posted April 29, 2010 at 6:24 am

Almost like a secret treasure hunt, this graffito marks the spot on the simplified neighborhood map at the East Houston Bank of America branch.  SHY1 tagged 151 East Third Street as the “best place in NY.”

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Felix Morelo Chalks the Sidewalks Again

Last modified June 27, 2012 at 2:19 am

Felix Morelo is at it again with his distinct brand of sidewalk art.  Yesterday, his chalk faces surfaced in succession  along three separate sidewalks just south of East Houston. Each display has a different head count.

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Sidewalk Shed Coming Soon to 103 Orchard

Last modified June 27, 2012 at 2:19 am

Relish the twin LES gate mural at the corner of Orchard and Delancey while you still can.  That’s right, 103 Orchard Street is already under the knife, and will soon gain a snazzy sidewalk shed. Once renovations are complete, however, the building will house a new visitors/educational facility for the Tenement Museum, officially dubbed the […]

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