Street Performer

Explaining the Mullet Dude on Spring Street [Video]

Posted September 9, 2011 at 11:18 am

Wednesday morning, we published a piece about an insanely coiffed mullet spotted on Spring Street. We now have some explanation. More after the jump!

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Boogie Buskers: West Houston Drum Dance

Posted September 10, 2010 at 6:23 am

After a long hiatus, it’s high time we revived our Boogie Buskers feature, in which we capture the city’s street performers entertaining the masses… On a recent summer afternoon, a pair of percussionists took up residence at the southeast corner of Mercer and West Houston, banging away those primal beats. But it was one little […]

Weekend Edition: August 28

Last modified June 27, 2012 at 1:12 am

[Photo Credit: Robert Carmona]

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Nighttime Hare Krishnas on First Avenue [Video]

Posted July 6, 2010 at 6:17 am

In the late-evening heat of last Monday night, a group of over-jubilant Hare Krishnas was out singing their gospel and distributing flyers at the corner of First Avenue and First Street. The cymbals, accordian, and chanting penetrated the summertime air for just a short time, before the crew retired to the Bhakti Cafe at 25 […]

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Rush Hour Juggler, Redux

Posted October 30, 2009 at 6:18 am

The Rush Hour Juggler is back!  Early yesterday morning, we spotted the street performer juggling a traffic cone and some wine bottles while standing in the median just above the intersection of Houston and Second Avenue.  After each round, the man darted into traffic to collect tips from cabbies waiting at the light; he also […]

Rush Hour Juggler

Posted October 1, 2009 at 6:29 am

Last night, this bloke was busy entertaining rush hour motorists with a juggling show while standing on the East Houston median at Chrystie Street.  With a ragged rucksack at his feet, the street performer juggled orange traffic cones, tennis balls, and water bottles rather effortlessly (behind the back action, too!).  We were duly impressed and […]