Oh, the ups and downs of the Chelsea Antiques Garage. Pat writes in to say, "I just emailed a vendor I keep in touch with and she told me the Garage was originally going to close August 28th but they're on a month to month lease again. For now!"
Along with Steve Cuozzo, we're worried about El Quijote, too. [NYP]
Can't get enough of the egg cream? Check out this ultimate guide--it also gives you good ideas for where to find a diner. [JCT]
Marty buys a pile of books at St. Mark's Bookshop. [MAD]
8/30: Meet the last of the live nude girls with Arthur Nersesian at St. Mark's Bookshop:
Video of yarn-bomber Olek. [BB]
Jazz musician Giuseppe Logan is alive and well and back in Tompkins Square Park. [EVG]
Is a good restaurant review "the final nail in Bushwick's coolness coffin"? [Gothamist]