Racy Photo on Female Gaze Turns Heads on Ludlow Street

Posted November 26, 2019 at 5:07 am

The Richard Taittinger Gallery on Ludlow Street is turning heads. You may have noticed the racy photo of a female butt wearing see-through panties, with the message across her lower back reading – “this is not consent.” In other words, dressing a certain way doesn’t give permission for sex. As Commentary on the female gaze, […]

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This Orchard Street Pop-Up Wants you to Reach Orgasm with a New Vibrator

Posted August 11, 2017 at 5:04 am

A happy ending awaits ladies at 160 Orchard Street, where British sex toy brand Hot Octopuss is promoting orgasms on the lunch break, so to speak. The Changing Room, which debuted yesterday afternoon, is a controversial pop-up stunt aimed at promoting the brand’s latest vibrator, the “Queen Bee.” Customers will sit down for a one-to-one […]

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Lower East Side Man Arrested for Having Sex with Girlfriend’s Dog

Posted April 15, 2016 at 5:10 am

This one is from the files of “you can’t make this shit up.” A Lower East Side man was arrested Wednesday afternoon for having sex with his girlfriend’s dog, a Maltese. The Daily News reports that Jesus Gutierrez, 39, was caught with his pants down thanks to an in-home camera set up by his 43-year-old girlfriend. […]


Spider-Man Dildo Dangles from Eldridge Street Wire

Posted August 8, 2014 at 9:18 am

The collection of dangling sneakers (and dildo) had been removed from the intersection of Eldridge and Broome Streets last winter. It was a watershed moment of sorts for the neighborhood, given that there’s usually something hanging from the power lines here. Well, cue the return of a shiny (nay, veiny) new dildo. Except this time […]

Neighbors Irked by Penis in the Window of 52 Kenmare [NSFW]

Last modified July 23, 2014 at 9:42 am

The Rivington Design House – no longer on its namesake street – is making waves. Their new headquarters at 52 Kenmare Street currently boasts a poster of a naked man in the window. Flaccid penis and all. The public nudity display is actually part of Bek Andersen’s gallery installation at the Rivington Design House called […]

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In Which Santa Gets a Hand Job at Duane Reade

Posted December 16, 2013 at 10:00 am

Despite the weekend snowstorm, SantaCon nevertheless reared its red-capped head. Santas were seen slipping and sliding around the neighborhood screaming their bullshit. But one Boogie tipster alerted us to the holy grail, as it were, courtesy of John Wilson. The Santa you see in the window of this 14th Street Duane Reade (at 3rd Avenue) […]


Musical Kama Sutra in “Prelude du Fornication”

Posted February 14, 2013 at 10:22 am

Imagine eighth notes getting it on with quarter notes and sixteenth notes.

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Keith Haring Foundation Partners with TENGA Masturbators

Posted June 29, 2012 at 6:28 am

Keith Haring is fifteen stories tall, presently the posthumous spokesperson for male pleasure items.

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Guest Post: “Hysteria” and the History of Vibrators

Posted May 18, 2012 at 6:18 am

In celebration of the new movie “Hysteria” and vibrators, Babeland co-founder Claire Cavanah, who is actually introducing the event, was kind enough to write this post exclusively for Bowery Boogie.

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Sir Richard’s Condoms Promote “Vagina Rules” for Women’s Health Week

Posted May 17, 2012 at 6:18 am

Already nearing the end of National Women’s Health Week (runs through May 19), the marketing folks at Sir Richard’s condoms wish to spread further awareness about the cause.

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