Disposal of Tenants’ Belongings at 85 Bowery Draws Community Ire

Posted April 12, 2018 at 5:00 am

Roughly seventy-five tenants (mostly low-income) of 85 Bowery remain in exile three months after the city ordered their eviction. Adding insult to injury was the disposal of their personal belongings in a dumpster yesterday. But it was purportedly just a misunderstanding. A dumpster was deposited curbside yesterday, and by afternoon, workers began tossing tenants’ possessions. It […]

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Admiring the Hands on Allen Street

Posted November 18, 2010 at 6:20 am

Yesterday afternoon, two individuals were spotted admiring (nay, imitating) the mural of womanhood on the Allen Street facade of Starbucks. It was a priceless moment without the obstruction of plastic dumpsters. The hands mural itself was a team effort between One World Now! youth leadership program and the Henry Street School for International Studies. Their message to […]

Slipper Room Demolition Begins

Posted June 25, 2010 at 6:36 am

Demolition crews didn’t waste much time in dismantling the Slipper Room at 167 Orchard Street.  Less than a week after the burlesque venue had its final party, the big takedown of the one-story structure is already in effect.  And that tallish plywood encasement is hiding it all.

Early Edition: June 17

Last modified June 27, 2012 at 1:05 am

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Discarded Matzo Outside Streit’s on Rivington

Last modified December 5, 2010 at 5:17 pm

Outside the Streit’s Matzo factory at 148-154 Rivington Street the other night, four curbside dumpsters were topped off with unwanted matzos.  We were surprised that flocks of pigeons were not feasting on the discarded meal.

Early Edition: May 20

Last modified June 27, 2012 at 1:05 am

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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.

Spring Cleaning at the Orchard Hell Building

Last modified March 18, 2012 at 9:11 pm

In response to a reader comment regarding the Orchard Hell Building in yesterday’s Nabe News, we walked over to the stalled development to gauge the most recent progress.  If you can call it that.

Pick of the Litter: Dumpster Style

Posted February 5, 2010 at 6:18 am

Apparently, it is possible to discard trash in style. These twin dumpsters at the corner of Bowery and Stanton are sheathed in kitschy flower-themed wallpaper.