In more Signs of the Yunnipocalypse:
-Starbucks offers value meals
-New York's rent regulation laws now fortified!
-Puppies are losing their cachet
-Shea Stadium may not be named after a bank
-Doubledown, zines for Wall St's elite, runs out of money
But the condos keep coming. Shield your eyes, drivers! 245 10th Avenue has been skinned and it's ready to burn out your retinas:
In sad news, my favorite street eccentric, Joe Ades the Peeler Man, has passed away. [NYT] Enjoy an ode to Ades, plus a video and a Villager salute.
In more sad news: Oscar Wilde, the oldest LGBT bookshop, is shuttering after 41 years. [CR]
LCD Soundsystem says "New York, I love you, but you're bringing me down." Watch the video.
Andy Schwartz visits the vanished Soundscape. [Furious]
That whole crazy Haley Joel Penistrator thing has made it into print. [EVG]