Week in Review: April 9

Posted on: April 9th, 2011 at 11:32 am by

Thursday evening, the Beastie Boys released a two-minute trailer of their Fight for Your Right Revisted spoof.  So great! [Beastie Boys’ Fight For Your Right Revisited Trailer Drops]

A faux boutique called Lulu D was built at 164 Ludlow Street as a film set for How to Make it in America [Lulu D Arrives for How to Make it in America]

Sunshine Hotel on the Bowery temporarily loses its signage to an encroaching sidewalk shed [Sunshine Hotel Signage Blocked]

The guy behind the “Frank” franchise of eateries in the East Village is opening a place called Sauce at 78 Rivington Street [Sauce for 78 Rivington Street]

The latest stats show that the Lower East Side leads the borough of Manhattan in DWI arrests [Lower East Side Leads Borough in DWI Arrests]

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