Ludlow Street

Man Jumped to His Death from Ludlow Street Rooftop

Posted November 17, 2017 at 5:06 am

A man jumped to his death from a Lower East Side tenement rooftop Wednesday night. The unidentified man, believed to be in his twenties, took the plunge from atop 175 Ludlow Street at about 11:45pm. The suicide victim reportedly lived alone in a studio apartment there, according to a report in the Daily News. An […]

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What’s it Like Living or Working in Hell Square? [SURVEY]

Posted November 16, 2017 at 9:49 am

What’s it like to live and work in Hell Square? That’s the question behind the second phase of the Hunter College graduate program study that analyzed public health and safety risk of liquor density on the Lower East Side. No, this isn’t a farce. It’s a legit effort to figure out a way to make […]

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‘F45 Training’ Teases New Gym at Newish 145 Ludlow Condo Development

Posted November 15, 2017 at 5:17 am

In the year since its completion, the Hell Square luxury condo at 145 Ludlow Street has been without a commercial tenant. Sitting vacant until the right deep-pocketed business came along willing to pay the rent. None other than a boutique gym, actually. A new franchise location of the F45 Training brand just signed a lease […]

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Turning 10, ‘The Ludlow’ Matures with Renovations and Upgrades

Posted November 15, 2017 at 5:04 am

Nearly ten years on, The Ludlow was apparently looking a bit long in the tooth. It was late 2008 when the 24-story building first opened its doors, ushering in an era of luxury living in Hell Square. The upscale rental development – arguably the first of its kind in the over-saturated three-by-three square-block – entered the […]

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Is Hell Square the Latest ‘Gray Line’ Attraction?

Last modified November 2, 2017 at 8:21 am

Is Hell Square the latest hop-on/hop-off bus attraction for tourists? If this sight at the corner of Ludlow and Stanton Streets is any indication, let’s hope not. A Boogie tipster sent along the above image, noting that the Gray Line double-decker stopped for customers at this spot, one of the most congested areas on the […]

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Il Laboratorio del Gelato Expands Outside LES with New Greenwich Village Outpost

Posted October 27, 2017 at 9:54 am

The brains behind frozen treatery Il Laboratorio del Gelato are, once again, expanding operations. Seven years since its last growth spurt into 188 Ludlow, Jon Snyder is setting up another gelato shop in Greenwich Village. New neighborhood competition is old hat at this point, given Il Laboratorio’s current proximity to Morgenstern’s, Van Leeuwen’s latest on […]

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The Lower East Side is Well Represented in 2018 Michelin’s ‘Bib Gourmand’ List

Posted October 25, 2017 at 9:29 am

Earlier this week, Michelin announced the 2018 winners of its Bib Gourmand designation, an award “reserved for a select number of restaurants rated by Michelin’s team of anonymous food inspectors, denoting establishments where diners can enjoy a great meal for a good value.” The Lower East Side is well represented in this category with over […]

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In Which we ‘Connect the Dots’ with MisterWives [INTERVIEW]

Posted October 24, 2017 at 9:24 am

MisterWives is a poptastic band from New York, creating earworms faster than lead singer Mandy Lee can churn out homemade donuts. Their energy is undoubtedly contagious, and they’re bringing it back to the city this week. So it was only fitting that we caught up with bass player Will Hehir to hear more about their […]

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Clayton’s Corner: Blondie, Bridge Runners, and the Bowery [PHOTOS]

Posted October 23, 2017 at 5:11 am

Out and about. Here are some photos Clayton Patterson sent us from the last couple months… …Chris Stein, Power Malu, Debbie Harry, Shepard Fairey in front of the new Debbie Harry mural at Bowery and Bleecker Street… …Marvin Moskowitz, tattoo artist son of Walter Moskowitz of the famous Old Bowery Boys tattoo artist. His dad left […]

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‘Winky Lux’ Offers its Millennial Makeup Options at New Ludlow Street Store

Posted October 18, 2017 at 5:08 am

Hood by Air is gone with the wind, and Winky Lux took advantage. For the last year-and-change, Lower East Side-based street fashion collective Hood by Air counted 69 Ludlow Street as home. And in secret fashion, as is their usual motive. The ten-year-old brand secured the spot in February 2016, and for a brief moment, […]

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