Suffolk Street

Rothko Retail on Suffolk Street Now ‘SHNY’ Creative Space

Posted March 17, 2014 at 6:05 am

Rather surprising that the old Rothko building at 116 Suffolk Street found a ground level tenant so damn quickly. Well, relatively, of course.  It was late September when Organic Avenue decided to jet from its neighborhood birthplace. This was its home for four years, after relocating from 101 Stanton in 2009. Now, it’s another gallery-slash-exhibition […]

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Chicago Street Artist ‘Don’t Fret’ Wheat-Pastes the Lower East Side

Posted March 10, 2014 at 10:30 am

  Chicago-based street artist Don’t Fret is in town, and he’s surely making himself known (just don’t call him Shirley). He apparently spent the weekend pasting several Lower East Side walls with various comedic characters and goofy musings. We spotted pieces from Freeman Alley all the way to Division Street in Chinatown. Some of the […]

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Queen Andrea Brings Converse Color Burst to Streit’s Matzo Factory

Posted March 3, 2014 at 11:37 am

The Suffolk Street facade of Streit’s Matzo factory is a consistent target for taggers and vandals. It’s an expansive wall-canvas with no windows. But the decades-old stalwart recently decided to pimp a piece of the exterior for some advertising dough (pun intended). Late last week, street artist Queen Andrea painted yet another colorful mural as […]

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Revisiting the Stalled Project Site at 265 East Houston

Posted December 3, 2013 at 6:10 am

Mandatory DOB poster rendering, freshly-painted plywood, and a contractor bilging water from deep within the project site. These are all surefire signs pointing to a resumption of construction activities at the southwest corner of Houston and Suffolk Street. For those who don’t recall, this future ten-story development is already more than three years in the making. Ever […]

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Organic Avenue Ditches 116 Suffolk Street

Posted September 26, 2013 at 6:08 am

From humble beginnings to city domination, Organic Avenue is on the up-and-up, constantly expanding. In fact, its ascension to health stratosphere is the reasoning behind its departure from the Space of Love at 116 Suffolk Street. It had operated here in the Rothko building for almost four years. A Boogie reader informed us that the […]

Clemente Soto Velez Center Wins Landmarks Conservancy Award

Posted April 30, 2013 at 6:40 am

The building is not only an architectural anchor on the Lower East Side, but one for the arts as well.

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Mystery Delivery at 170 Suffolk Street

Posted March 1, 2013 at 6:28 am

Half of 170 Suffolk Street is designated gallery space for Showroom 170; the other half generally sits behind closed shutters.

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‘Little Shop of Horrors’ Coming to Clemente Soto Velez This Weekend!

Posted February 20, 2013 at 12:10 pm

The infamous Audrey II will sprout and feed at the Clemente Soto Velez this weekend.

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Azul Bistro on Suffolk Street Put Up for Sale

Posted November 20, 2012 at 6:09 am

Sing the blues for Azul Bistro. No, seriously. The under-the-radar Argentinian bistro is seemingly ending its eleven-year run at the northwest corner of Suffolk and Stanton Streets.

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L’Oubli Gives Way to “Subject” at 188 Suffolk

Posted November 14, 2012 at 6:48 am

The nightlife pedigree at the corner of East Houston and Suffolk Street is certainly on the upswing of late.

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