One blogger tackles Bourdain's Disappearing Manhattan and wonders why Vongerichten and other high-enders weren't included as endangered species. [Murr]
Check out the Tenement Museum's new blog.
Woody Allen's "Whatever Works" to open Tribeca Film Fest--the film features many sites around the Lower East Side.
Boogie says goodbye to another Bowery tenement falling to make room for another Bowery art gallery tower. [BB]
Etherea records, almost saved, now vanishing again. [Stupe]
Saying farewell to Chico of the LES. [12oz] via [EVG]
Union Square Virgin Mega space a bargain--the rent just dropped by millions. [NYP]
Simon Houpt wonders if the downturn will save NYC's creative people or just keep on bleeding them out. [G&M]
"With the economy in shambles and so many people losing their jobs and homes, it is no longer considered cool to brag about possessions and purchases." [CNN]