Sammy’s Bowery Follies
Posted July 31, 2019 at 5:07 am
The only brewery on the Bowery remains dry and desperate for investors. But only if you have deep pockets. Over a year since its high-profile failure, the former Paulaner Brauhaus at 265 Bowery is again on the market. Requisite real estate listings want you to know that the German beer company dropped $2 million on […]
Last modified September 21, 2016 at 11:48 am
When we last came together around history, our subject was Weegee; it is therefore apropos that we focus on one of his closest friends. A famous man throughout the old Bouwerie. A man whom, without Weegee, would not have had his establishment documented so thoroughly. A man named Sammy Fuchs, the proprietor of Sammy’s Bowery Follies. Sammy Fuchs […]
Posted January 10, 2014 at 10:01 am
Was your New Year’s Eve celebration last week as epic as this scene appears to have been? Iconic tabloid photographer Weegee snapped this candid photo inside Sammy’s Bowery Follies 71 years ago. The legendary hang opened at 267 Bowery in 1934 and lasted for more than three decades. These days, however, the address is home […]
Last modified November 14, 2013 at 7:57 am
Paulaner Brauhaus probably wanted to be open to capitalize on Oktoberfest this year. But that certainly didn’t happen. The establishment – located at 265-267 Bowery – has been shielded behind brown paper since its unofficial unveiling in early September. Indeed, the brewery is basically online, but remains mired in the bureaucratic red tape. Paulaner noted […]
Last modified April 23, 2012 at 10:16 pm
The tsunami of trendiness continues to break on the shores of the Bowery, destroying the industrial nature of the thoroughfare, and forcing the long-running restaurant supply district into the outer boroughs.
Posted January 5, 2012 at 10:34 am
The beer the became the cat’s meow.