New Year’s Eve

Drunken Mob Riots Against Cops on New Year’s Eve in Hell Square [VIDEO]

Last modified January 2, 2015 at 10:36 am

Hell Square on New Year’s Eve was anything but tame. Nothing new for the area, really. Despite the fact that the Lower East Side seemed pretty quiet throughout the holiday week. The next morning, however, we received a couple of reader reports about a small “riot” against 7th Precinct cops on Ludlow Street, yelling obscenities […]

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Why We ‘Ring’ in the New Year

Last modified December 31, 2014 at 12:25 pm

Four parts copper to one part tin. Those are the preferred bells. Their sound reverberates the longest and loudest.  This is gonna get real spiritual in a second so brace yourselves. For thousands of years going back to ancient Egypt, the passing of a loved one was marked by the tolling of bells to ward […]

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New Year’s Resolutions for the Lower East Side [LISTS]

Last modified January 4, 2013 at 11:36 am

It’s that time of year to make (and break) those well-pondered New Year’s resolutions. Which begs the question – what if the Lower East Side had a list of resolutions of its own for 2013? What would appear on this tally? Some readers in the Bowery Boogie Facebook community helped us weigh in: No more hipsters. […]

5 Tips for Post-New Year’s Cleanup

Posted January 1, 2013 at 10:01 am

Sparkly dresses and swanky parties are exciting, but the post-party cleanup is a whole different story.

F Train in the New Year

Posted January 1, 2010 at 12:08 pm

Here’s an obligatory New Year’s Eve aftermath photo as captured by a reader on the F train, along with a description. MTA workers probably have their hands full today. 3am on the uptown F train–coming back from new year’s revelry, a pile of puke and a statue o’liberty hat greeted us as we sat uncomfortably […]

Happy 2010!

Posted January 1, 2010 at 9:34 am

The Aughts are no more.  HAPPY 2010, y’all!  In resistance to the urge of posting U2, we’ll let the Walkmen ring in the new year with their song “In the New Year.”

Remember 200 Cigarettes?

Posted December 31, 2009 at 10:51 am

Ten years ago, on the precipice of the millenium, the movie 200 Cigarettes was released.  Boasting a cast of all stars, this comedy is set in the Lower East Side of the eighties.  The plot follows different groups of friends on their on New Year’s Eve prowl in 1981, particularly the party being held at […]

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