Week in Review: January 23

Posted on: January 23rd, 2010 at 10:04 am by

The Pike Loop installation, initially scheduled to end this month, was granted a reprieve by the DOT.  It will remain in place until the end of 2010 [Pike Loop Installation Extended]

Some people out there are just desperate to shovel snow [Desperate to Shovel]

Another reality show might be making its way to the Lower East Side.  It will reportedly be family-oriented, and air on a “major cable network.” [Another Reality Show Coming to the Lower East Side]

The Market NYC reopened for business earlier this week. Season 5 Project Runway finalist, Kenley Collins was actually one of the young designers selling their wares [The Market NYC Reopens; Project Runway Finalist Selling]

There are more details available on the official Ray’s Candy Store benefit. It will be on Feb. 6 at Sidewalk Cafe [Date Set for Official Ray’s Candy Store Benefit]

Recent Stories

Owners of Gertie Eye Market Street for ‘Jackie’ (Updated)

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Trash Talk: Taking Stock of the Constant Pileup on Rivington Street

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Uncapped: Nobody Beats IZ THE WIZ

  IZ the WIZ: hands down one of the most illustrious and renowned graffiti writers in and outside of our fair city. May he continue to Rest in Peace. In this installation of Uncapped, guest contributor, Freddy Alva, is back with an excerpt from the new issue of his Black Book Series magazine: Pound for […]

Four Teenagers Arrested with Loaded Guns at PUBLIC Hotel on Chrystie Street

Four teens were busted with three loaded guns inside the PUBLIC Hotel this week. Jarell Swan (19), Anton Philips (18), Linwood Spruill (18), and an unidentified 15-year-old boy were arrested at the swanky, 28-story Chrystie Street lodge on Wednesday, and charged with weapons possession. The four friends were reportedly smoking weed in their room shortly […]

No Return in Sight for Tenants and Businesses Displaced by Mulberry Street Fire

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