to shout "bowery" at someone is wanting a fight with them. A person having something against someone else or wanting an argument or a fight. A sort of "bring it on" kind of phrase.
"moan then!" . . "Aye, Bowery!"
by Tootsie-baws July 08, 2006
A district in New York City noted for its cheap hotels and bars, frequented by vagrants, derelicts and drunks.
"Let’s get out of here, it’s too literary. — Let’s go get drunk on the Bowery ..." - Jack Kerouac
by TheBlackRider138 May 28, 2016