Chez Brigitte, in the Village for 50 years and shuttered last summer to great despair, finally has a new tenant. It's a Tasti-D-Lite. It may be the "original" NYC fro-yo, but it's no Brigitte. And the chaining of the city continues:
Aces and Eights manager wants to hear your suggestions for how this "frat-hole" can go from beer pong to good neighbor. So let him know. [EVG]
8/15: Check out "The Betrayal of Urban Planning: Public Policy Under Bloomberg" with Rob Hollander. [EVHP]
Enjoy the musical stylings of a new blog by Grieve, Alex, HunterG, and KarateB: It's The New York Nobody Sings.
A restaurant supply company moves onto the Bowery? Is this a sign of de-gentrification? [BB]
Bad for bars, good for neighborhoods? "...rising cries of pain are being heard from restaurateurs and bar owners facing the lengthiest liquor license application delays in memory." [NYT]
Read an excerpt from "Wrestling with Moses," the story of how Jane Jacobs saved the Village from destruction. [NYT]