14-Screen Regal Cinemas Now Open at Essex Crossing

Posted April 8, 2019 at 5:08 am

For the first time in a long time – at least two decades – there is again a multiplex on the Lower East Side. Regal Cinemas at Essex Crossing just opened to the public over the weekend. The announcement was rather casual. Just a brief press release at 5:30pm last Friday evening. The fourteen-screen theater […]

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‘Sunshine Cinema’ Office Building Replacement Begins Marketing Push with New Renderings

Posted November 15, 2018 at 5:06 am

The reincarnation of the former Sunshine Cinema takes a new leap forward this week. East End Capital and K Property Group purchased the Lower East Side theater last year for $31.5 million and are redeveloping the property into a 65,000 square-foot commercial tower. For the moment, it’s still standing, yet remains a magnet for feces and […]

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You Have Until Saturday to See ‘The Girl Who Handcuffed Houdini’

Posted November 5, 2018 at 5:09 am

You had us at Houdini. Throw in a séance, a water tank, and a disputed death, and we were completely hooked. We were already longtime fans of artist, writer and producer Cynthia von Buhler’s work (The Speakeasy Dollhouse: The Bloody Beginning, The Brothers Booth, The Illuminati Ball), so when we heard that her latest immersive […]

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Regal Cinemas Opening a 14-Screen Movie Theater as Anchor in Essex Crossing Development

Posted December 9, 2014 at 5:39 am

We already knew that a 14-screen multiplex would occupy the spot where Olympic Restaurant served for thirty-five years. Now there are more details on the operator and composition of the theater, the first new movie house built in the city since 2001. According to a report filed in Crain’s, Regal Cinemas is the anchor tenant […]

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Win Tickets to Preview for ‘Hands on a Hardbody’ on Broadway [CONTEST]

Last modified February 14, 2013 at 9:56 am

Hands on a Hardbody is coming to Broadway on March 21, and we’re giving away a pair of tickets for a performance during previews (Feb 23 – Mar 21) Show details: TEN Contestants. FOUR Days. ONE Truck. A new musical about holding onto a dream…and not letting go. For ten hard-luck Texans, a new lease on […]

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The Shorebound Swim, The Red Room [2/28/11]

Last modified November 28, 2021 at 7:15 am

Finding love is never easy. Many of us go to great lengths to look for that special someone.

Howl! Festival Kicks Off This Week

Last modified December 5, 2010 at 11:07 pm

The 2009 Howl! Festival kicks off later this week, running from September 4 through September 6.  As always, the schedule is chock full of eclectic poetry, theater, music, and dance events.  Please visit the official website for more information.

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Support Local Arts Programming

Last modified June 27, 2012 at 2:19 am

If you’re looking for something cool to do this weekend, check out some local theater. Give Us Bread is the latest play by The Anthropologists, an award-winning artist troupe dedicated to the creation of socially-relevant theatrical work. The production begins its opening run tonight at 7:30 at the Milagro Theater in the Clemente Soto Velez […]

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