Posted July 11, 2018 at 5:00 am
When walking around New York City, you can take in a whole different world if you just stop texting, get off Instagram, remove your Beats headphones and, instead, look up and down to notice the smaller details of the city: gargoyles carved into buildings, plaques set into sidewalks, mosaics wedged into odd places. But what […]
Last modified August 29, 2017 at 11:45 pm
Almost a year later, the old Tammany Hall is ready for rebirth. Before you know it, the drunken hordes on Orchard Street will resume screaming about being a “small town girl living in a lonely world” who’s livin’ on a prayer … or some shit. Booting your sanity until morning. In other words, the second outpost […]
Posted January 15, 2015 at 10:33 am
Tammany Hall quietly departed 152 Orchard Street in mid-October without warning. It won’t return, but we hear that another operation already snapped at the chance. Ready that singing voice. Again. Word on the street is that Karaoke Boho – run by Sing Sing – is moving its five-year-old Lower East Side HQ down the block from […]
Posted October 30, 2013 at 6:00 am
Two years of back-and-forth with the LPC regarding 339 Grand Street culminated in a victory yesterday for local preservationists. The Federal-style row house – a structure that dates back to 1832 (completed 1833) – was easily designated a city landmark by Commission Chairman Tierney. “This understated row house, by far the most intact of the […]
Posted March 29, 2013 at 12:01 pm
The countdown to summer in the city is pretty much on at this point, and we all know what that means: many of NYC’s finest venues will be sweltering with some of the finest acts in music. And helping to kick things off this spring is the Downtown Music Festival. According to Brooklyn Vegan, Downtown […]
Posted July 19, 2012 at 6:18 am
Just over year after that Smif-n-Wessun clusterfuck befell Tammany Hall on Orchard Street, the venue was again host to a high-profile party hip hop party. Only this time, everything went rather smoothly.
Last modified June 27, 2012 at 1:34 am
In case you missed it, the iconic Queensbridge rapper Nas was on the Lower East Side Saturday afternoon filming a video for the new song “The Don.”
Posted November 29, 2011 at 6:28 am
Chef-host Anthony Bourdain’s newest show on the Travel Channel, The Layover, spent some of its second episode exploring the Lower East Side.
Posted August 24, 2011 at 10:19 am
To be honest, we weren’t sure what to expect of The Blackfires. It was Saturday night, and we just wanted to see some live music. Full review after the jump!