Bowery Hotel

Dave Matthews to Join Blue Man Group for 20th Anniversary Show

Posted March 18, 2011 at 10:42 am

The Blue Man Group will celebrate its twentieth anniversary at the Astor Place Theatre next month.

Beatles Complete on Ukulele at Bowery Hotel

Last modified March 1, 2011 at 4:53 pm

Grab your leis and polish up your hula skills, because March 11 is Global Ukulele Day.

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Hotel Ludlow Packs Up Scaffolding

Posted October 1, 2010 at 6:33 am

Fresh off speculative news that boutique hotelier BD Hotels is purchasing the stalled eyesore that is Hotel Ludlow, a large section of the longstanding scaffolding has been packed up and carted away.  Just a little bit of freedom in an otherwise arrested development. Nevertheless, we predict another couple years of delays.  At least.

Selling the Dry Dock Savings Bank in 1954

Last modified June 27, 2012 at 1:27 am

In this business, we champ at the bit when it comes to real estate brochures and schematics of buildings for sale or lease. The endless supply of bullshit broker babble and doctored scenes of happy building dwellers provides great entertainment value. So you can imagine our satisfaction after stumbling upon the archive of antique New […]

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Spotted on the Bowery: Stay Home, Go Local

Posted July 28, 2010 at 6:26 am

Scrawled in one of the fourth floor windows at 342 Bowery is a cryptic message reading, “Stay home, go local.”

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An Update on the Wyndham Garden Hotel at Bowery and Hester

Posted July 20, 2010 at 6:34 am

Today we head down to Hester Street to follow up on the forthcoming Wyndham Garden Hotel at the southeast corner of the Bowery. The concrete beast is now officially capped, boasting the customary American flag at its apex.

Orchard Street Vacation Rental

Last modified August 14, 2010 at 10:36 am

The trendiest neighborhood hotels – Thompson LES, Cooper Square Hotel, Bowery Hotel – have nothing on this Orchard Street studio gem, currently being whored out as a vacation rental.  Apparently it’s the most comfortable studio apartment in all of downtown Manhattan, and can be yours for $150 per night.

AOL Filming 25th Anniversary Event at New Museum

Last modified June 27, 2012 at 1:35 am

AOL (nay, America Online) is celebrating 25 years on the worldwide web with an event at the New Museum tonight.  Legendary American artist Chuck Close will be on hand to launch a new joint venture entitled The Project on Creativity, which includes portraits of the world’s “leading innovators and creative visionaries.”  All artwork showed tonight […]

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Sarah Silverman Loves Lower East Side

Last modified February 1, 2010 at 10:43 am

In an interview with the Daily News on Saturday, Sarah Silverman professed her love for some Lower East Side establishments. Favorite spots in the city? So many! I love Veselka diner on Ninth St. I love the Bowery Hotel, Benny’s Burritos and B&H Dairy on Second Ave. — the best soup in NYC. I love […]

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