Get Him to the Greek on Rivington

Posted on: July 28th, 2009 at 7:55 am by

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For the better part of yesterday, film crews were stationed on Rivington for filming of Get Him to the Greek (Russel Brand, Jonah Hill).  Most of the scenes were shot inside the Hotel on Rivington on the upper floors (the twentieth we were told), and by nightfall, twin beams could be seen shooting through the glass.  Finally, at around 11:30 pm, cast and crew moved outside to Kebab House II at the corner of Orchard Street.

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Navigating the Ludlow-Rivington crux of Hell Square was near impossible.  Food tents crowded the sidewalks while Haddad’s mega trucks blocked the roadway, creating a monstrous inconvenience  to residents in the neighborhood.  Not only that, spotlights shone directly into apartment windows.

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