Posts Tagged ‘Lafayette Street’

Olek’s Crochet Bombs: A Brief History of the Street Artist’s Work

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Olek strikes again! Polish-born crochet artist Agata Oleksiak added some color to Lower East Siders’ commute this morning by hanging two pairs of pink camouflage yarn-covered sneakers alongside the many old shoes dangling from wires above the intersection of Broome and Eldridge Streets. Olek’s knitted street art is a downtown staple by now. In the [&hellip
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Weird Womb and the Sad State of Punk

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I wasn’t sure what to expect walking over to Milano’s Bar on Houston and Lafayette to meet two of the band members from the new punk rock set, Weird Womb. Their music rings of the careless trash bashing rock of the early 80′s. The pearl of punk, when it was forming in New York City’s downtown [&hellip
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