If you needed a posh hotel room instead of skinny jeans and an ironical T-shirt, you may be in luck: the East Village Salvation Army on Bowery at East 4th Street will go from derelict to hip-direct in a hot minute. Here's how.
As the Observer spins it, "Today's news signals a passing of another sort, not of the Bowery's punk prestige but of an even older legacy dating back at least a century, that of the city's skid row."
But, soft, which bodega will become a spa next? And, really, where will you buy your raggedy sweaters?