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05.26.15 Liam Mathews

A photographer named Steve Butcher who has lived in the Lower East Side for more than 30 years shared a treasure trove of vintage photos of the neighborhood with Bowery Boogie. The color photos are from between 1980 and 1985, and the black-and-whites are from 1996. It’s of course old news that the Lower East […]

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04.17.15 Liam Mathews

The New York Post reports that four teens, all 16 or 17, were caught scaling a staircase up to the lowest tower of the abandoned New York State Pavilion from the World’s Fair in Flushing Meadows-Corona Park. They were given summonses for trespassing. “These acts of trespassing go beyond simple rule-breaking. The towers are not […]

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01.27.15 Rhett Jones

Somewhere in Cardross, Scotland there’s an abandoned seminary that rivals 5 Pointz as a dream location for graffiti writers. St. Peter’s Seminary, a beautiful brutalist building, has been left to rot in the Scottish countryside for decades. In 2014, the necessary grant money to restore the building was awarded and soon it will undergo renovations. […]

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