Chelsea’s Derek Eller Gallery Breaks Ground at Former Broome Street Auto Repair Shop

Posted March 15, 2016 at 5:10 am

The former Chinese auto mechanic at 300 Broome Street shuttered last October for a much richer clientele. Five months later, the prophecy has come to pass. Chelsea’s Derek Eller Gallery is finally making inroads at its new Lower East Side location. The nineteen-year-old showroom broke ground at 300 Broome Street within the last couple days. […]

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New Sidewalk Mechanic for 103 Allen Street

Posted April 5, 2013 at 6:20 am

Allen Street hasn’t tired of tires. Yet.


Sidewalk Tune-Up on Ludlow Street

Last modified April 25, 2012 at 10:15 am

When there’s no garage in sight, you make d0.

Early Edition: October 27

Last modified June 27, 2012 at 1:03 am

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Early Edition: October 15

Last modified June 27, 2012 at 1:03 am

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Hostel Alert: South of Houston Apartments at 97 Allen

Last modified May 11, 2011 at 7:43 pm

Down, but not completely out, underground hostels are still very much a reality in this town.  Though some are more conspicuous than others. In any event, there’s still some comfort in knowing that these institutions can survive amidst the trendy, multi-zillion-dollar hotel projects sprouting (or stalling out) all around the Lower East Side.

300 Broome to Receive Three Additional Floors

Posted August 6, 2010 at 6:12 am

In short order, the squat two-story building at 300 Broome Street will grow a tumor. Choy Sung Auto, which has sported small “business for sale” signs in the past, is still kicking in the ground level garage. At least for the time being.

Y.S. Tires at 97 Allen Street Threatened

Last modified June 27, 2012 at 1:27 am

Those sidewalk mechanic shops that randomly dot the neighborhood are an interesting breed.  Lacking any proper garage or lot, vehicles are mostly serviced curbside, directly in the path of oncoming traffic.  Case in point, Y.S. Tires at 97 Allen Street.

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