Tuesday, July 6, 2010

*Everyday Chatter

Sad news: Carmine's at the Seaport closes after 107 years. [LC]

CBGB memorabilia is wasting away in storage trailers. [Stupefaction]

Check out upcoming shows in Tompkins Square Park, celebrating "the vitality of the counter cultural scene that has survived on the Lower East Side, despite the rampant gentrification, soaring rents and lost venues that have contributed to the cultural genocide sweeping New York City." [Shadow]

The East Village continues to lose its retail diversity as more mom-and-pops fall. [EVG]

In the window of an Ave A newsstand. There's a good caption for this shot, but I can't think of it:


History in railroad station stairs at Forest Hills. [IL]

A trendy restaurant is denied on ever-changing Elizabeth Street. [BB]

In the heat wave, someone's still "kicking it old-school" on the LES--with towels on the windows and no air conditioning. [RS]

A July 4 SUV-City Bus confrontation in the EV. [NYS]

1 comment:

Goggla said...

102 degrees today and no a/c? Ugh. I survived one summer without a/c...never, ever again.