Yelp Heat Map Illustrates Yuppie Takeover of Lower East Side

Posted July 3, 2013 at 10:11 am

Using Yelp’s new word map creation, a user can handily gauge benchmark social phenomena across the Five Boroughs.


Mars Bar Memories: The Diet Coke and Basement Dweller

Posted May 23, 2013 at 6:10 am

Hard to believe, but Mars Bar has been dead for almost two years already.

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Crops for Girls Relocating from Orchard Street

Posted September 27, 2010 at 6:14 am

An alarming sign for women of all ages who frequent Crops for Girls at 154 Orchard Street. Literally. New leasing signage has recently taken up residence inside the window of the second-floor salon. But, rest assured, it’s not all bad news. Indeed, the hair salon is relocating further north in the coming months.

Sweet & Lowdown at 123 Allen is Closed

Last modified November 1, 2010 at 12:14 am

Last week, a reader asked what was up with Sweet & Lowdown, the below-grade wine bar located at 123 Allen Street.  Well, it’s bad news bears. After only a short year in business, it appears that the nightspot is officially closed. And has been for over a month. The “for rent” sign, a recent addition […]

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