Monday, March 28, 2011

*Everyday Chatter

A shiny monument to Andy Warhol comes to Union Square. [NYM]

Patti Smith Just Kids sequel in the works. [NBC]

Little Italy Unity rally comes off subdued, without "much chanting, heckling, or violence" directed at anti-feast boutique owners. [BB]

Still, Mulberry boutique owners fear retribution, says DNAInfo. Thanks to the reader who sent in this warning sign in the window of the boutique where the now infamous "greasy fingers" comment came from:

Photos from the march to remember the victims of the Triangle Shirtwaist fire. [JKM]

Atomic Passion's space reopens as a cat adoption center. [EVG]

Update from the Bowery Alliance of Neighbors: "Kudos to Rosie Mendez's office for getting the owner of 35 Cooper to agree to a meeting with us to discuss possibly saving 35 Cooper Square... However, the building's recently damaged rooftop is exposed to the elements. Write to the developer's rep, Jane Crotty (, and urge them to put the protective covering back on the rooftop!"

Poetry in Motion may be coming back to subways. [CR]

4/28: Check out Coney Island's Electric Eden for aerial acts, burlesque, and more. [KC]

Looking at old buckets--for Embassy's Lucky Boy. [OMFS]

Mr. Liberty cruising up 9th Avenue:

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