Strand Annex to close: “We were doing very well with that store, and then they started the construction, which really hurt our sales.” Call it "death by construction," another way in which condos kill. [Urbanite]
Drunkorexia: young women starve themselves all day so they can save up their caloric intake for binge drinking.
Are we losing the fabulous Biography Bookshop to yet more Bleecker high fashion? This will be a horrible blow to the Village. And, yes, Carrie Bradshaw, I'll blame you. [Racked] *Update: I checked in with Biography and they are not leaving anytime soon. However, their days are numbered. About a year from now they'll be gone. They're looking for a new spot, so if you know of an affordable place for a bookshop, drop them a line.
Get the lowdown on last night's lively meeting to save Coney from turning into yet another outdoor shopping mall. [AMNY]
And here's more, more, more on that Coney scoping meeting. [GL]
I love the veggie-slicing man--and here he is in all his orange glory. [GVDP]