Tag Archives: Lower East Side

Four-Story Penis Artwork Roils Lower Manhattan

The New York Daily News reports: It’s a four-story outdoor art installation that’s hard to ignore. Residents of the Lower East Side awoke Christmas morning to find an enormous penis painted on the side of a Broome St. apartment building — courtesy of a Swedish-born artist. “I have never heard so much laughter and seen so many happy faces behind ...

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At America’s First Cat Cafe

Via Mashable: America’s first cat cafe has opened in New York City this week with furry kitties so adorable, you’ll want to lap them up. We don’t recommend that, but the cat-achinos are delish. The pop-up cafe, brought stateside by Purina One, is filled with soft, playful cats available for adoption from April 24-28. The goal is to educate and ...

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Avenue C On The Lower East Side

Avenue C at 8th Street. Source.

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Bike Messenger Vs. Pedestrian

An ugly incident involving a bike messenger and a pedestrian has spurred a heated discussion over on Gothamist and on NYC’s bike enthusiast sites. Apparently the messenger was turning right into a crosswalk where pedestrians had the right of way. What happened next depends on your point of view (and probably, your opinion of bike messengers.) Warning for violence.

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