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20 Photos from the (Very Different) Lower East Side of the 1980s [PHOTOS]

Posted May 26, 2015 at 5:19 am

Thirty-year Lower East Side resident Steve Butcher recently emailed us to share a trove of archival images of the “good old bad days.” The 88-shot collection – dating back to the early eighties and nineties – further illustrates a neighborhood almost unrecognizable (nay, unfathomable) to today’s residents. We see the context and character that preceded […]

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Lower East Side Portrait Photographer Seeking Subjects

Posted November 14, 2011 at 10:15 am

Lower East Side documentarian Brian Rose teaches a class at the International Center for Photography where students are charged with developing a unique angle to capture the neighborhood. More after the jump!

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Rihanna’s “We Found Love” Cover Art Shot on Bowery

Posted September 23, 2011 at 6:28 am

The cover art of Rihanna’s newest single, “We Found Love,” features her walking south on Bowery.

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Wonderland Magazine Photo Shoot at Hernandez Houses

Posted March 9, 2011 at 6:39 am

Yesterday afternoon, two worlds collided at the foot of the Hernandez Houses at 189 Allen Street.

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When Ryan Adams Held a Photo Shoot at 97 Orchard

Posted October 26, 2009 at 6:19 am

Metallica wasn’t the first, and certainly not the last (Drew Barrymore next?), to strike a pose in the unique interior of 97 Orchard Street.  Indeed, Ryan Adams held a shoot there earlier in 2003 for Q Magazine, six years before his tongue-in-cheek artwork at the Morrison Hotel Gallery on the Bowery began ruffling feathers. Be […]

When Metallica Held a Photo Shoot at 97 Orchard

Posted October 23, 2009 at 6:11 am

A couple days ago, the Tenement Museum Blog had a list of twenty random factoids about the museum.  The zaniest of the bunch was definitely “Metallica once held photo shoots inside 97 Orchard Street” (circa 2004).  Well, now we have said photo!  Many thanks to the folks behind Tenement Talks for sending this along. Funny […]

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The Broadway Kiss

Posted June 18, 2009 at 8:26 am

Last night, at the apex of rush hour foot traffic, two models were swapping spit at the southwest corner of Broadway and Houston. The “elegant” kiss was a pose for what appeared to be some sort of low-budget photo shoot. We weren’t able to ascertain proper details, though. Perhaps these pictures will replace the steamy […]