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CBGB Shut Down 15 Years Ago on the Bowery

Posted October 15, 2021 at 5:00 am

Fifteen years ago. This was the night – arguably – that the last breath of punk exhaled on the Bowery. When CBGB concluded its residence at 315 Bowery. And the block could not look any different today. The former venue became, and remains, the upscale John Varvatos boutique; while its old CB’s Gallery space is […]

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Complaints Mounting Against the Makeshift Shelter of the Allen Street Mall

Last modified September 15, 2014 at 12:59 pm

That nighttime cookout in the Allen Street Mall was part of a larger trend. A group of presumably destitute men and women has been camping out in the median since the early part of summer. At all hours of the day you can find evidence of the occupation, from dozers on the bench to piles of […]


Free Thanksgiving Meals Offered Across the Lower East Side for Those in Need

Posted November 27, 2013 at 10:00 am

Numerous Lower East Side (and Lower Manhattan) social organizations are offering free Thanksgiving meals for those without. Flyers distributed around the neighborhood in recent days list the locations participating in the program. Orphan Thanksgiving outposts include: BRC Senior Center, 20 Delancey Street Grand Street Settlement, 80 Pitt Street United Jewish Council, 15-17 Bialystoker Place The […]

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The Yard Opening Incubator Space at 85 Delancey

Posted September 11, 2012 at 6:09 am

The Yard is a co-working concept, or incubator center, for local entrepreneurs looking to lease affordable workspace. In less than a year, the company quickly established itself as a go-to for start-ups.

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CB3 Passes Resolution on 35 Cooper Square

Posted March 11, 2011 at 6:39 am

Last night, despite the heavy rains, a sizable crowd gathered at 30 Delancey for the CB3 Parks & Recreation committee meeting.