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An Honor for the Poet Bob Holman

The poet Bob Holman, founder of the Bowery Poetry Club, and the Fourth Arts Block, will be honored tonight at the Greenwich Village Society for Historic Preservation’s 31st annual meeting.

Thank You, East Village

A mosaic of 160 people who make the East Village what it is.

Duane Park Brings Burlesque, Jazz (and Lady Gaga?) to Bowery Poetry Club Space

Kelsey Kudak Kelsey Kudak A fresh coat of paint is still drying on the facade of the Bowery Poetry Club, but last week patrons slipped through the side door of 308 Bowery and entered another era. The club now shares a space with Duane Park, the well-known burlesque joint formerly in Tribeca. Chandeliers from the 1920s […]

Anti-7-Eleven Group Calls For More Control Over Chain Stores

A block association wants to adopt a resolution that would make it harder for large franchises and chain stores to open shop in the East Village without prior community approval.

Footage From Saturday’s ‘Bodega Walk’ Against 7-Eleven

A small group chanted anti-7-Eleven slogans at the site of the incoming store on Avenue A and then voiced support for local delis in front of New York Health Choice, Yankee Two, and others.

The Day | Joey Ramone’s Jacket Auctioned Off

The Local’s daily roundup of East Village news around the Web.

The Day | 7-Eleven ‘Pringle-izing Our Population’

The Local’s daily roundup of East Village news from around the Web.

The Day | Scott Stringer For Comptroller

The Local’s daily roundup of East Village news from around the Web.

The Day | East Side Teachers Allowed Back in Building

The Local’s daily round up of East Village news from around the Web.

The Day | Sunburnt Cow, Bowery Poetry Club Renovate

The Local’s daily roundup of East Village news from around the web, including the latest on the CBGB festival and movie, more on the Lower East Side shooting of a police officer, remembering the Grateful Dead in Tompkins Square Park, brunch at Boukies, and more.

Bowery Poetry Club to Add Restaurant

The club will close for around a month and add food service.

Howl! Festival: Looking for a Happy Fix in Tompkins Square Park

It’s Allen Ginsberg’s birthday weekend and today Tompkins Square Park was buzzing with art, dance, music, and, um, bouncy castles and face-painting. Yes: it’s Howl! Festival.

Tour Allen Ginsberg’s Old Digs With His Longtime Assistant

It’s a Howl of an opportunity: Sign up for The Local’s newsletter for the chance to visit Allen Ginsberg’s former apartment with his longtime secretary, Bob Rosenthal, sharing his memories of the bard.

Poetry Club’s Beekeeper Defends Bowery Hives

A beekeeper who tends to the bees on the rooftop of the Bowery Poetry Club thinks the bees that swarmed near Bleecker Street on Wednesday likely came from a neighboring hive rather than those belonging to the literary bar.

Bee Swarm Update: Bowery Poetry Club to Blame?

The bees that swarmed on the Bowery yesterday will find a new home in Queens today. But where did they come from in the first place? The beekeeper that relocated them points to the rooftop of the Bowery Poetry Club.

The Day | Secret Studios, Hidden Restaurants, and 19 Other Morning Reads

A roundup of this morning’s news.

The Day | What’s the Anarchist-Occupy Connection?

A roundup of this morning’s news.

Espresso Yourself: Bowery Poetry Club Gets New Cafe

The Bowery Poetry Club’s front café, which went dark after Bowery Beef closed last summer, is once again brewing coffee, this time under the eye of a former manager at Think Coffee’s Mercer Street location.

The Day | Recalling Punk Palaces and a Motorcycle Club Without Motorcycles

A roundup of today’s news, including an all-you-can-drink brunch deal and the closing of a roast-beef joint.

Another Chance to Howl

Cary Abrams previews the Howl Festival.