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Report: Spitzer’s Corner Sets Up Sidewalk Cafe on Ludlow Without DCA License

Last modified April 14, 2014 at 12:25 pm

Some vocal residents in Hell Square noted yesterday that Spitzer’s Corner is now operating a sidewalk cafe outside 101 Rivington Street. Four tables were positioned at the southernmost garage-door window on Ludlow Street. Ordinarily this might not be an issue, but there is no permit currently on file with the Department of Consumer Affairs, and a […]

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Hair of the Dog’s Sidewalk Cafe License Up for Renewal

Posted January 28, 2014 at 5:34 am

Even a year after its opening (two since first signing on), it’s still difficult to accept that douchey frat-hole Hair of the Dog replaced longtimer Cafe Charbon at 168 Orchard Street. Much more commotion emanates from this spot nowadays, but especially during warmer weather, when the corner-hogging sidewalk cafe is in full effect (chairs run along […]

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Looking at the New Jeffrey Lewis Record

Posted November 2, 2011 at 10:12 am

Prolific Lower East Side anti-folk artist Jeffrey Lewis is the subject of a recent NPR broadcast, his latest work having appeared on “All Things Considered” with music critic Robert Christgau.

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Jeffrey Lewis on the Complete History of Punk [Video]

Posted April 28, 2011 at 10:38 am

Antifolk hero Jeffrey Lewis powers through the complete history of punk rock and its development on the Lower East Side.

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Weekend Edition: March 12

Last modified June 27, 2012 at 1:11 am

[Photo Credit: C Ceres Merry]

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Reminder: Today is the Day of Ray

Posted February 6, 2010 at 11:31 am

Today is the Day of Ray! Brave what little snow there is out there, and swing by Sidewalk Cafe today between noon and 6 p.m. to help support Ray’s Candy Store.  See you there!


Update: Day of Ray Benefit Show

Posted February 3, 2010 at 2:34 pm

EV Grieve has all the details, including performance lineup, on this Saturday’s Day of Ray benefit at Sidewalk Cafe.  Here is the official flyer for the event.  Festivities kick off at noon.  Go forth, spread the word! Ray’s Twitter Ray’s Facebook


Update: Save Ray’s Candy Store Benefit

Posted January 26, 2010 at 11:15 am

[Photo via Slum Goddess] Here is the latest on the Save Ray’s benefit at Sidewalk Cafe next week: Day of RAY! Saturday February 6th from noon – 6pm Benefit show at Sidewalk Cafe! Come see every musician, comedian, poet and performer this neighborhood has to offer. $5 donation entrance fee at the door, no drink […]