Vacation

Album Review: JEANE, “Hidden House EP”

Posted October 26, 2011 at 10:18 am

When Oberhofer bassist Dylan Treleven told us to check out some new music, we could not possibly refuse. Review after the jump!

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Vacation Rental at 175 Stanton is “Unforgettable Luxury Experience”

Posted August 16, 2010 at 6:29 am

A two-bedroom vacation rental listing for Donald’s Place at 175 Stanton Street teems with just the type of broker babble that makes us queasy. Donald himself wants to spoil you with an “unforgettable luxury New York experience” at his abode for two bills a night.  And what do you get for that kind of money […]

Orchard Street Vacation Rental

Last modified August 14, 2010 at 10:36 am

The trendiest neighborhood hotels – Thompson LES, Cooper Square Hotel, Bowery Hotel – have nothing on this Orchard Street studio gem, currently being whored out as a vacation rental.  Apparently it’s the most comfortable studio apartment in all of downtown Manhattan, and can be yours for $150 per night.

Kampuchea on Vacation

Last modified January 30, 2012 at 11:04 pm

Don’t be alarmed by the computer printout taped to the brick facade of Kampuchea at 78 Rivington. The eatery is currently on vacation for Thanksgiving and will reopen for service on Friday, December 4.

205 Club Really on Vacation?

Posted October 6, 2009 at 6:10 am

When an establishment informs the community of a vacation closure, the announcement itself is oftentimes a subtle warning of impending doom.  Whether warranted or not, it really doesn’t matter.  Negative public perception is par for the course during a deep recession.  Such is the case with trendy nightspot 205 Club, located at its namesake Chrystie […]

Doughnut Plant on Vacation

Posted September 1, 2009 at 6:28 am

Alas, the simply delicious Doughnut Plant at 379 Grand Street is closed until after Labor Day.  A sign hanging in the window explains that the employees are on vacation.  Guess that banana pecan treat will just need to wait.