This Thursday night, meet Koi, the folks who want to turn the 100-year-old Bowery Salvation Army shelter and center for foster-care children into an upscale sushi restaurant. Let them know your thoughts. Then bring those thoughts to their CB3 liquor license meeting on 7/20. [EVG]
Slacktivist John Penley is back in town--look out Koi. [NMNL]
The city honors Jane Jacobs with a street sign--the Pontani Sisters and friends show up dressed like Jane in glasses and wigs to protest the city's destruction of Coney Island:
Photo credit: Kevin Downs
Stanford White's Bronx Pantheon snubbed by CUNY. [AT]
On UES, neighbors beg for a supermarket: "Please do not put in another Bank or Cell Phone Company or another Drug store!" [EaterFlickr]
Says Reverend Jen about her book Reverend Jen's Really Cool Neighborhood, it's "a travel guide to the Lower East Side. It was a useful book until about three years ago when all of the cool places described in the book got bulldozed to make way for housing for the rich and overpriced bars for yuppies. But it's still interesting as an historical document." [HuffPo]
Here I am on Broke-Ass Stuart.