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Bowery

the. a street in New York City noted for its cheap hotels and bars, frequented by vagrants and drunks

Bowery

Manhattan district, once notorious for brothels and gambling halls. [Am. Hist.: Hart, 97]
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One class consisted of the individuals comprehended in the title of "Bowery Boy'--a term which included that certain, or rather uncertain, element of New Yorker residing in the streets running into the Bowery and adjacent to it ...
"Tom's on an eclectic, roots-based record label in The States called Rounder and the kind of acts on their roster are usually just the sort which crop up at places like The Bowery Ballroom," she said.
"On the weekends, it's pretty crowded on the Bowery, and we will try to pick up on that street traffic."
Another website has the song: ``We are the Bowery tarts, we'l rip those clothes apart ...
The Bowery, a street in lower Manhattan, runs north for about a mile from Chatham Square to Cooper Square.
"Flophouse: Life on the Bowery" is my second book collaboration with the radio documentarian David Isay.
La plante's neighborhood - the Bowery in New York City - is a motherload of found objects, with easy access to garbage heaps and demolition sites.
The inhabitants of the Bowery were believed to be impudent rascals of the lower classes with a remarkable dialect of their own.
The Bowery Savings Bank of New York: A Social and Financial History.
Marx Realty CEO Craig Deitelzweig said he was drawn to the "vibrant" energy of The Bowery as well as the surrounding areas, which includes the Lower East Side, NoLita, the East Village and the various bars, restaurants and museums in each.
Kerri Culhane, an architectural historian, said more new buildings have arisen in the last decade than in any other decade in the Bowery's history.
Debbie's freshfaced looks and flowing locks amazed guests when she sang at a fashion party at the Bowery Ballroom in New York.