Laguardia Place

Morgenstern’s Finest Ice Cream Taking Over Shuttered Silver Spurs in the Village

Posted April 10, 2018 at 5:09 am

From greasy spoons to silver spoons. Longtime Village diner, Silver Spurs, officially shut down operations last month after nearly forty years on LaGuardia Place. A purported decrease in business, coupled with ever-escalating rents, contributed to this loss. While the proverbial grave is still warm, though, in swoops Morgenstern’s Finest Ice Cream. The trendy Lower East […]

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Former Señor Swanky’s Sports Sidewalk Shed

Posted July 16, 2010 at 6:18 am

It’s been two years since the frat-friendly Señor Swanky’s shuttered its Village location at 142 Bleecker Street.  In that timeframe, the space suffered from neglect of the highest order.  The yellow brick became a magnet for graffiti, while the interior languished behind windows caked with gunk.  But as of yesterday, there is movement anew.

Bar Henry Adds Sidewalk Menu Box

Last modified November 1, 2010 at 12:15 am

Bar Henry has been serving libations out of 90 West Houston since last November.  In recent days, however, the bistro-slash-wine cellar finally added a more official sidewalk presence.

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Law & Order Filming on Bleecker Today

Last modified June 27, 2012 at 1:38 am

The Law & Order franchise is back in the neighborhood today for the gazillionth time.  NBC film crews will occupy the Bleecker Street real estate between Lafayette and Laguardia Place for the shoot.

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Early Edition: December 18

Last modified June 27, 2012 at 1:07 am

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Pick of the Litter: Do Not Pass Go

Posted May 21, 2009 at 8:27 am

Go directly to jail. Do not pass Go. Do not collect $200. Spotted in one of the usual tall trash heaps on West Houston near LaGuardia Place. Just curious, how many of you played with Snake Eyes rules and Free Parking jackpot?

Of Lattes and Handcuffs

Last modified July 19, 2009 at 1:09 am

Last night, an arrest just outside the Starbucks on Laguardia Place.