Tuesday, May 11, 2010

*Everyday Chatter

Ghost condos: "the Lower East Side has the largest number of delinquent buildings, with 1,187 empty units owing $1,978,304 in back taxes." [Curbed]

The White House flop fights for its life. [Curbed]

Saying goodbye to the V and W trains. [FNY]

NYU admits, "We understand that we have over saturated that Third Avenue corridor." [EVG]

Coney's Henderson Building, former home of the World in Wax Musee and other good stuff, is getting gutted by Thor. [BStoner]

"NIMBY gadfly" is busting heads in the neighborhood formerly known as Little Italy. [Gothamist]

Enjoy some "dictionary-definition-level Capital-H Hipsterism and Cultural Snobbery, taken to an entirely new level." [VV]

Who doesn't love a good mansard roof? [SNY]

Short films and poetry about New York at the Bowery Poetry Club, May 16. [FB]

Celebrate 30 years of Sharon Florin's realistic New York paintings, May 23. [SJFNY]

See Clayton Patterson's portraits of drag queens from the Pyramid Club, June 3. [EM]


EV Grieve said...

DuaneGreen cracks me up every time.

Anonymous said...

Just thought you might find this interesting... NYPL interviews with people about why they come to the library:

Anonymous said...

I love that roof article! - BN