I just returned from 12 day trip to New York where I had a fabulous summer vacation. I always wanted to do NYC in summer (almost did it last year) to enjoy the parks, beaches, coffee shops and flea & food markets in the sunshine. Within the first week in NYC I spent five days… Read More NYC in summer 2017. Recap Pt I: A week in Brooklyn and on the Bowery.
I got back to NYC from Chicago around noon on Friday and checked into my hotel on the Bowery: the Bowery House where I had already stayed last year in May. The Bowery House is a former flop house which was made into a stylish hotel. The location is perfect: on the Bowery between East Houston… Read More NYC. A weekend in the city. (May 2016 recap)
The mural on the corner of East Houston Street and Bowery is one of the places I always visit when I’m in NYC. In previous years I’ve seen murals by Retna, Lady Aiko, Maya Hayuk and Barry McGee. I was disappointed to read the the mural was temporary removed due to a construction site nearby, but… Read More NYC. The Bowery Mural by Ron English.
I just came back from my trip to New York and Madrid. For the first 3 nights I stayed at the Bowery House: a former flop-house now turned into a stylish hostel. The rooms (cabins) do not have a ceiling and only thin walls but the price (~$75/night) and location are unbeatable. I loved their… Read More NYC. Recap & favourite Instagrams. May 2015 – Day 1-5
If you’re looking for a great spot to see the work of internationally known street artists, the wall on the corner of Bowery and East Houston Street is one of the best places. Right now it features an colorful mural by Brooklyn resident Maya Hayuk. Previously artists like Lady Aiko, Shepard Fairey, JR, Retna and… Read More NYC. The Bowery Wall. Maya Hayuk.
the bowery mural is located on the corner of east houston street and bowery and gets repainted about every six month. last time i visited a piece by street artist RETNA was on view (see my post here), this time it was by brooklyn-based artist lady aiko, who was the first woman to be featured… Read More nyc. manhattan. bowery mural. lady aiko.