Monday, August 25, 2008

*Everyday Chatter

Bank of America arrives at Coney--Dunkin Donuts and Baskin Robbins soon to follow. [KC]

What will be the future of Times Square? Ask Benjamin Chesluk, author of Money Jungle. [NYT]

A goodbye to Cafe Figaro in a city where "nothing is mourned" and cafes like Figaro have become unnecessary. [Times]

Marc Jacobs: "I am a perfect being in a perfect world." Can you see the threads between this belief system and the carnage on Bleecker? [Racked]

New York "tycoons" eat sushi off platters made of naked women. Can you not hear the empire crumbling? [NYM]

Jonathan Franzen mines more of the anti-cell phone territory he began in "Imperial Bedroom," and I love it: "Just 10 years ago, New York City (where I live) still abounded with collectively maintained public spaces in which citizens demonstrated respect for their community by not inflicting their banal bedroom lives on it. The world 10 years ago was not yet fully conquered by yak." [TechRev]

NYC's cuddliest anarchist launches a press conference on tenant harassment with his neighbors. [NMNL]

Meet the young real estate moguls who are beating you down with their sledgehammers. [EVG]


Bob Arihood said...

Jeremiah I have added some important fact to the 176 e 3rd st press conference post .
Look at who all the folks are that are involved and what they are really up to .
After their purchases and mortgage now they have to get some big money out of these properties to pay the mortgage costs .

Nick said...

"I am a perfect being in a perfect world."

Well, that explains those bags that seem to have his name plastered all over them.