Week in Review: January 30

Posted on: January 30th, 2010 at 9:55 am by

The Tenement Museum has a new exhibit in the works entitled “Minding the Store.”  In anticipation, 97 Orchard Street has two antique signs hanging in the window [Antique Signs at 97 Orchard Part 1 and Part 2]

The New York Post continues its practice of ripping headlines from the blogosphere.  Earlier this week, the tabloid reported a story we posted before the new year [New York Post Ripping Headlines Again]

After years in the making, 38 Delancey officially announces itself to the neighborhood [38 Delancey Announces Itself]

The Wyndham Garden Hotel rising at 93 Bowery is now officially part of the skyline [Wyndham Garden Hotel Rising Above the Bowery]

Shepard Fairey will be the last artist to paint Deitch Projects‘ concrete billboard at the corner of Bowery and Houston.  The space currently boasts the artwork of Os Gêmeos [Shepard Fairey to Replace Os Gêmeos on the Bowery]

Recent Stories

DOT to Pave Pock-Marked Pell Street; Sheds Removed

Pell Street is finally on deck for a resurfacing, forcing numerous Chinatown businesses to dismantle their street shed annexes. Those who operate outdoor dining sheds along Pell Street received notice this week from the Department of Transportation to dismantle structure ahead of scheduled street repaving. This small neighborhood street – which once terminated at Division – […]

Immersive ‘Squid Game’ Experience on the Lower East Side

Netflix smash, Squid Game, is coming to real life. On the Lower East Side. In the fall, international gaming company Immersive Gamebox will take space inside 81 Essex Street, the big-box building occupied by the International Center of Photography. Its primary experience will be a multiplayer game built around the Squid Game series. The immersive […]

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

Huertas and Gertie meet for Jackie. That is the narrative for a new restaurant in Two Bridges that features the owners behind both aforementioned establishments. Indeed, Nathan Adler and Rachel Jackson (principals behind Brooklyn’s Gertie) are planning a new Italian-American restaurant at 42 Market Street. The fourteen table concept, dubbed Jackie, will feature “good food […]

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

The Lower East Side, whose residents are struggling amidst sanitation budget cuts, under-maintained restaurant sheds, and absent landlords and/or vacant leaseholders, suffer the scourge of refuse. One Rivington Street resident walked much of the length of the east-west stretch to find – and document – how trash buildup, stagnating pools of mystery sludge, dilapidated street shanties, and overall […]

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 […]