Thompson Street

Clayton’s Corner: Brucennial 2012

Last modified July 3, 2012 at 7:47 am

The mammoth Brucennial 2012 was unveiled at the former Circle in the Square on Bleecker last week, and neighborhood documentarian Clayton Patterson was there to capture the scene.

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Recap: “Storefront Diva” Performance on Bleecker Street

Last modified January 2, 2012 at 12:23 pm

Veering slightly off our usual neighborhood paths, we ventured over to Bleecker and Thompson Street the other night to check out renowned experimental pianist Kathleeen Supové’s latest performance of Storefront Diva.

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Designer Collective Pop-Up Opens on Spring Street

Posted April 22, 2011 at 6:09 am

Relative retail newcomer Volang at 147 Orchard Street just organized an independent designer pop-up on Spring Street.

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Souvlaki GR Truck Hits the Streets

Posted August 27, 2010 at 6:18 am

Earlier this week, Midtown Lunch reported on a new food truck that recently hit the streets of Manhattan, the Souvlaki GR.  The aptly-named venture serves up Greek-style truck treats, including souvlaki, bifteki sandwiches, and fries. Yesterday evening, it was parked at the southeast corner of West Houston and Thompson Street.

Blue Haven Replaces Bar 108 at 108 West Houston

Posted July 14, 2010 at 6:18 am

Bar 108 lasted just over a year at the corner of Thompson and West Houston before succumbing back in January.  Four months later, we revealed that there was an ownership transfer onsite, and that a new watering hole would open in its place.  Now the space has officially been reborn as Blue Haven.

The Half Pint Expanding Into Adjacent Space

Posted June 24, 2010 at 6:26 am

For the better part of a few months, a sidewalk shed has occupied the concrete outside 74 West Third Street..  Doors to the phantom construction site recently opened, revealing bar-type renovations.

Love and Logic Use Twitter on Streets

Posted June 23, 2010 at 6:24 am

An example of when street statements start taking cues from Twitter.  Numerous printouts across Greenwich Village and eastward implore pedestrians to re-tweet the message, “RT #HITHARD #OILSPILL.”

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Bar 108 Still Out of Business

Last modified November 1, 2010 at 12:15 am

At this point, it’s probably safe to say that Bar 108 at the corner of Thompson and West Houston is out of business.  Since news broke back in January that the year-old watering hole closed, the space has remained a forsaken shell of its former self.  A few hype posters still grace the windows, advertising […]

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Suzie’s Restaurant Closed for Renovations

Posted May 18, 2010 at 6:25 am

Longtime Greenwich Village favorite Suzie’s Restaurant at 163 Bleecker Street is currently under the knife.  The 38-year-old Chinese eatery will remain closed for a two-week period of renovations.  Work on the interior began yesterday and should last until the end of May.

Otarian Now Open at 154 Bleecker Street

Posted April 20, 2010 at 6:17 am

Yesterday, after months shrouded in “coming soon” wrapping paper, eco-friendly Otarian opened to the public at 154 Bleecker Street. Doors are open, signs are up, and menus in the windows.