Trash & Vaudeville's Jimmy Webb on the East Village, Mars Bar, and everything: "I wish there were more stores on the block that offered more colored hair dye rather than colored frozen yogurt. I'm really, really, really, truly offended when the neighborhood is called Little Tokyo. It's not Little Tokyo, it's never been Little Tokyo, it's the Lower East Side." [VV]
EV locals chime in about the artisanalization of Banjo Jim's. [EVG]
July 24: Support Nuyorican pioneer Miguel Algarin as he loses his apartment. [NYDN]
July 16: Check out the Anthology Film Archives garage sale for a treasure trove of film-related ephemera: Books, journals, posters, projectors, treasures and everything in between! 10am - 4pm in the alley behind Anthology.
Coney Island circus portraits by Kevin C. Downs. [ATZ]
So that Tasti-D-Lite that took the place of the beloved, missed, 50-year-old Chez Brigitte is now kaput: