DON'T FORGET: Tonight at 6:30 go to the CB3 meeting and let them know how you feel about another high-end restaurant getting a full liquor license in the EV on 1st Ave between 7th and 8th. See: Waxman Cometh.
All the turmoil in Africa is so trendy--and it has nothing to do with "sparkly things" like diamonds. Anyone who went to see Leo in Blood Diamond would know better. Or not. [EVG]
If you thought the EV/LES was just invented yesterday, Captured is the film to see. [BkRail]
Bowery Wine lovers say: Let them eat cake. Sort of. [Eater]
From wine wars to water wars, when it comes to sucking from a bottle, emotions run high. [Times]
June 21: Harlem march and rally "Against Displacement & Gentrification," begins 10:00 a.m. at Marcus Garvey Park, 124th & 5th.
LES "Bad Pussies" mural passes off a subtle message of yuppicide:
The newest Noho monster announces itself on plywood walls. [CR]
Those new condos in Brooklyn ain't selling--but people are lining up to rent the feeling of luxury. [NYT]
And already, people are lining up to get into the Red Hook Ikea. As if there isn't another one with exactly the same stuff right across the Hudson. [Racked]
Check out 10 Places That Matter and nominate your favorite vanishing places here.
The Upper West Side's fabulous P&G bar may become a Baby Gap. [LC]