Tuesday, July 1, 2008

*Everyday Chatter

Tomorrow, July 2, at 6pm: Rally in Union Square Park. Meet at the Abraham Lincoln Statue to "Demonstrate against the Parks Department and fight the growing privatization of our public parks."

Tom Ford, the man who made Gucci, is bringing his brand of luxury to Dubai with a line of designer dishdashas, the long robes worn by Arab men. And when New York has entirely become a clone of Dubai, they'll no doubt be wearing them on the Bowery. [Dubai C.]

Rubyfruit to close--the monthly rent has almost doubled and liberated lesbians have other things to do. [City Room]

Visit the pre-Ikea Red Hook of 1989. [HunterG]

The Gossip Girl gang has claimed Coney for their chic selves. [Curbed]

More clashes between Bowery Wine Co. and the yippies. [NMNL]


Anonymous said...

Don't hate the playa, hate the game.

Anonymous said...

Well, accountability has to rest somewhere. "The game" is a bit too much of an abstraction.

That Gossip Girl photo is both disturbing and revealing. It ought to be used by the defenders of Coney Island as an apt demonstration of the future intended for New York's playground.