Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles

The Secret of the Ooze (or, Why this Rutgers Street Playground is Closed

Posted January 23, 2017 at 5:00 am

A mysterious substance leak from a restaurant on East Broadway has sidelined the Captain Jacob Joseph Playground until further notice. The pocket park was gated and locked last week, with signs to that effect arriving shortly thereafter. Apparently an unknown kitchen “grease” oozed into the play area. Equally unknown is the restaurant in question, though […]

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When Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Filmed on Lafayette Street

Posted March 30, 2012 at 11:36 am

The rash of internet outcry about the authenticity issues in the new Bay version had us reminiscing about the first live-action Turtles movie, released in 1990. A number of scenes were actually filmed on Lafayette Street.

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Turtles Invading the Bowery

Posted February 16, 2012 at 6:28 am

The natural movie screen above the Bowery graffiti wall is getting a different sort of advertisement.

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Steve Duncan Explores City Tunnel Systems [Video]

Last modified January 3, 2011 at 10:17 am

Many would jump at the opportunity to explore the city underworld. That’s why there’s Steve Duncan.

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Lost Turtle on the Bowery

Posted August 21, 2009 at 6:25 am

Okay, someone please tell us how you lose a red-eared slider turtle at the corner of Bowery and Houston.  We’re all ears at this point.  On a more serious note, though, be on the lookout for Shredder and his evil posse of swashbuckling fools.  Apparently he’s on the prowl for some decent turtle soup.