On the renovation of Washington Square Park: "rich folk who are sponsoring this want to change the character of the park from the free-wheeling street-theater scene to something that resembles their backyard terraces." Sounds familiar, doesn't it? [Post via Curbed]
Teens today "do not have much sympathy for alienated antiheroes." They're a generation of joiners. So to Holden Caulfield they say, "Shut up and take your Prozac." [NYT]
Grieving the loss of beloved white cat in the East Village. [NYT]
Anti-ramen graffiti saves the day. [EVG]
No Longer Empty storefronts are art galleries at the Chelsea. [LWL]
photo: Softies Central, JVNY flickr pool
A building collapses on Myrtle Avenue. [NYT]
Track down a mystery of Diamond Jim Brady. [GLF]
If a tree falls in Brooklyn, does anyone listen? [ENY]
Mark your calendars:
6/26, 7pm: Attend the 24th annual AIDS Candlelight Vigil in Greenwich Village, at Sheridan Square Park and Christopher St.
Check out the "Indigenous" show--art by native New Yorkers--at the City Reliquary, 7/1 - 8/15.
Labor Day weekend brings a Rockabilly & Burlesque Festival to Coney Island.