6th Street

‘Bill Graham and the Rock & Roll Revolution’ Opens at the New-York Historical Society

Last modified February 21, 2020 at 7:36 am

For many who grew up in a certain era, the name Bill Graham sparks Proustian memories of life-changing rock-and-roll shows. And if you were in San Francisco or New York City, the music impresario’s Fillmore concert venues were the greatest places in the world to see live music. Starting in 1965, Graham was booking and […]

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Bakerita Café Now Serving up Pastries in the East Village

Posted November 7, 2016 at 9:33 am

If you’ve been to Bakeri in Williamsburg or Greenpoint, you now have a local outpost. Bakerita, their East Village spinoff, recently opened on East 6th Street. Known for its homemade breads and pastries, they are also serving Counter Culture coffee. We spoke with Manager Catherine Stack, who has been with Bakeri since its beginning in 2009. […]

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‘Miriam Friedlander Way’ is Dedicated on East 6th Street for the Former Councilwoman and Activist

Last modified February 13, 2015 at 12:04 am

For eighteen years, Miriam Friedlander represented Council District 2 and was a fierce advocate for the community. She served as Councilmember from 1974 to 1991, tenaciously fighting for the rights of women, tenants and the LGBT community. In fact, it was under her tenure that City Council adopted the unisex “Councilmember” moniker. And now her […]

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Falling Debris Injures One at David Schwimmer’s 6th Street Building Site

Last modified April 3, 2012 at 7:19 pm

Boogie reader JG sent in the following image of 331 East Sixth Street just a little while ago.  According to @Breaking911 the scaffolding around the building collapsed thanks to an onsite crane dropping its payload. DNAinfo reports that debris flew from the construction site and injured one person below. It’s unclear whether the victim was […]


Hateful Hot Kitchen Flyers Spotted Along Orchard Street

Posted February 29, 2012 at 6:08 am

It appears there’s a new street smear campaign afoot on Orchard Street, which rails against the popular East Village Chinese restaurant Hot Kitchen

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Gavin Degraw Talks East Village Attack on Today Show

Last modified March 29, 2017 at 11:09 pm

Singer-songwriter Gavin Degraw appeared on NBC’s Today Show yesterday, and mentioned the vicious assault he encountered in the East Village last month.

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Gavin DeGraw Beaten in the East Village, Hospitalized

Last modified March 29, 2017 at 11:09 pm

Pop singer and National Underground co-owner Gavin DeGraw was jumped by a group of thugs early yesterday morning near the corner of East Sixth Street and First Avenue.

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Hare Krishnas Vacate 96 Avenue B

Posted July 11, 2011 at 6:18 am

The East Village contingent of Hare Krishnas is on the move again. More after the jump!

Recap: Graveside Mourning at 35 Cooper Square

Posted May 26, 2011 at 6:09 am

For the third time in as many months, Bowery Alliance of Neighbors crusader David Mulkins rallied local preservationists and residents to the foot of 35 Cooper Square.

Rally of Mourning for 35 Cooper Square Tonight

Posted May 25, 2011 at 12:22 pm

Today at 6 pm, the Bowery Alliance of Neighbors is hosting a rally of mourning outside the now-demolished 35 Cooper Square. Details after the jump!