When Roberta Degnore moved to the Bowery some 30 years ago, there were no ritzy hotels, expensive condos, or Whole Foods; no moms with baby carriages or yuppies walking their dogs.
But there were plenty of prostitutes turning tricks on the corner and bums who would use her doorstep as a Read More
Of all the new wine bars that have opened in Manhattan in recent months—a record 11 of them during the last Zagat survey alone—Bowery Wine Company at 13 East First Street has perhaps attracted the most vocal following.
“Die yuppie scum!” chanted protesters outside the small sipping spot last Friday night; Read More
At 6 tonight, the Coalition to Protect Chinatown and the Lower East Side plans to rally against what now appears to be the inevitable rezoning of the East Village just to the north.
The group has labeled the rezoning a "racist" plan to limit building heights and essentially abolish the community benefits incentive in 110 Read More
The Department of City Planning is forging ahead with its plan to rezone 114 blocks of the East Village and the Lower East Side to limit the height and density of future development, despite allegations of racism from community groups in the Bowery and Chinatown, which were not included in the rezoning.
The Read More
Property records today showed a four-story walk-up at 189 Bowery sold for $9.7 million—a pretty decent price for the one-time Skid Row, especially when compared with the $4.25 million that the very same 10,000=square-foot building sold for in mid-2006 .
The purchase seems to suggest the Bowery’s second act is getting into full swing, Read More