Work Begins at Karl Fischer’s 255 Bowery Condos

Last modified January 25, 2013 at 6:13 am

255 Bowery is presently in the ER, ready for the proverbial scalpel. Pre-op DOB permits are on file.

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Karl Fischer to Design More Condos at 255 Bowery

Posted June 14, 2011 at 6:09 am

Not content with just one condo development in the area, Karl “Hot Karl” Fischer is about to take another dump on the Bowery, as it were.

Max Fish to Stay Open for One More Year

Last modified January 11, 2011 at 3:07 pm

Max Fish fans have reason to rejoice this afternoon.

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Max Fish Closing at the End of January

Posted December 8, 2010 at 3:02 pm

The rumors are true. Lower East Side skater dive, Max Fish, will reportedly close its doors at the end of January.

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Mars Bar May Close Temporarily Due to Apartment Renovations

Posted December 7, 2010 at 4:39 pm

The bottom of Second Avenue put up a good fight, but may ultimate lose the war. No thanks to the Avalon mothership.  The Local East Village reports today that BFC Partners, developers behind 48 Bond, is seeking approval to renovate the row of building between Houston and First Street for market rate apartments.  If their […]

60 Orchard Street Striptease

Last modified June 27, 2012 at 1:27 am

Late last week, the new condo tower at 60 Orchard Street worked one final striptease before giving up the pole for good. The process of removing netting, wood beams, and scaffolding began Thursday.

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Phantasmagoric Sets up Gallery Show at 263 Bowery

Last modified June 27, 2012 at 2:18 am

Like so many other luxury condo buildings before it, the ground level of Karl Fischer’s recently-completed 263 Bowery has become a gallery space.  At least temporarily.  The new exhibition is called Phantasmagoric: A Play on Art and Space, and was officially launched with the requisite gala last Thursday night. Co-sponsored by Wirth Art Advisory and Capital […]

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Introducing the Bowery Continental at 196 Bowery

Posted August 2, 2010 at 6:33 am

At the beginning of this year, we followed the progress and completion of 196 Bowery, that new seven-story box of full-floor luxury rentals.  It’s taken some time, but a tipster just sent word that move-in time has arrived.  And with it, a name to match its high-end identity.  Behold, the Bowery Continental.

38 Delancey Price Chopping

Last modified June 27, 2012 at 1:27 am

Newish luxury condoplex 38 Delancey appears to be in a rough patch.  The building entrance is trapped behind plywood and shows no signs of opening, and the ginormous ground level space remains just that.  An empty void.  At least the building is collecting ad dollars on the fancy window-wrapping promotions (now HSBC, was Verizon).

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Now Open: Lusicous NYC and Block Headwear on Prince Street

Last modified December 5, 2010 at 4:02 pm

Earlier this month, we reported on the retail transition at 4 Prince Street near the corner of Bowery. The esteemed Cowboy Shoe Repair had moved out of the eastern half (4A) of the storefront, while the remaining half (4B) was to greet a new tenant in Luscious NYC.  And, as of yesterday, the swimwear-slash-lingerie company […]