Monday, August 3, 2009

*Everyday Chatter

Wed 8/5: The 9th precinct is hosting a meeting to discuss The Cooper Square Hotel and its effect on the neighborhood. The precinct commander will be hosting, and is interested to know which stipulations the hotel has not adhered to. 5:30 pm @ the precinct on 5th St. bet. 1st & 2nd.

Wed 8/12: Attend another meeting, this time to discuss the overabundance of bars and the noise they cause on Ave A. [EVG]

Posh High Line may be the highest publicly funded park in town. [Curbed]

The Ave A "Pee Phone" gets nastier by the day. [SG]

The "Guss Girls" remember pickles. [NYT]

On the boardwalk at Coney Island:

On Superdive: "If dive-bar habitues are self-loathing outsiders, then their frat-bar brethren are the cool kids at the party, explaining why Superdive initially comes off as exuding typical jock one-upmanship." [Post via EVG]

On the East Pillage: "All the junkies and prostitutes are gone, and replaced by drunken hooligans... At least you could tell the junkies to go away." [Post via EVG]

Art deco artifacts from the old West Side Highway found abandoned and forgotten. [BR]

Take a little tour of the little Polish GI. [HG]

The butcher of Tompkins Square Park--and it's not about lamb chops. [ENY]

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