Scene at 2nd Ave and 10th St:
Woman: It's a new fro-yo place, hooray!
Man: Oh good. What's it say?
Woman: 16 Hindles. What's a hindle?
Man: 16 Hindles? That's a catchy name. Hey, let's go out for some hindles!
Woman: Ha-ha, yeah!
How do you know the Bowery has become the Vegas Strip? McNally, top-shelf drinkers, and women's shoes. And as for you people in wheelchairs, be warned, you are "history." [Colonnade]
Observe these rules for raising urban babies (and dealing with people who are raising urban babies) from one Park Slope parent to the rest. [BlogN] via [Gawker]
Cloning Bloomie? "At charity balls and board meetings, on putting greens and in telephone conversations, New York’s corporate titans are on the hunt: Michael R. Bloomberg will end his reign as mayor in 18 months, and they are desperate to find someone from their ranks to take his place." [NYT]
Put a toad in your hole at Myers of Keswick. [SEats]
Glad to see Irving Lederich's Truemart Discount Fabrics is going strong--and the word schmata still gets tossed around the place. [BlogC]
Does Florent's exit from Meatpacking signal its economic death? [NYO]
...Just as Meatpacking is designated a quarantined "No-Go Zone" filled with "smug Brits," "lumbering SUVs," and "women from Jersey" in stilettos. [Gawker]
A VNY reader sent in this shot of the Truffles condo in Tribeca and asks, "Who are the swine exactly?"