An unconfirmed rumor from a reader just came in: Residential rents at the Avalon Bowery are rising by almost 80%. Holy Wall Street crash! I guess Avalon needs the funds to take over Extra Place and turn it into a private mall. And what does this mean for businesses like the Bowery Wine Co.?
Kim's on 1st Avenue is looking colorful:
It's time to say bye-bye banks! [Times]
Consumers finally wising up and getting thrifty with their pennies. [Times]
The blondes are biting in Tompkins Square Park. [EVG]
Deep NYC history, check out the glacial potholes at the WTC site. [Times]
Some moms wish they could leave their kids outside with the stroller valet. [Times] ...Hey, they do it while shopping at Marc Jacobs. But the salesguy was keeping an eye on this little one: