Thursday, February 12, 2009

*Everyday Chatter

Day-O, the retro restaurant on Greenwich Ave, has long been empty and we've wondered when it would reopen. Now it's officially declared Abandoned and the landlord is taking "peaceful possession":

It's almost all signs of the Yunnipocalypse at this point...

Blogger and Madoff victim who writes about "her comedown from a life of pedicures, high-thread-count sheets and Hermes purses" just landed a book deal. Will the new rich-chick lit trend be all about losing it? [NYT]

Buh-bye Dubai! Do you hear that hissing sound? Is that--I think--yes, it's the sound of air going out a big, fat balloon. [NYT]

"'There's a sense of there being a gaucheness in spending in excess and coming home with a Louis Vuitton or Chanel bag,' says Lucyann Barry, a personal shopper and stylist for New York's ultra-rich." [yahoo]


Anonymous said...

"The culture of the moment is to be smart with your money and get the best out of it"

Shouldnt that always be the culture of the moment though?

Anonymous said...

For years, Day-O was a comfortable, affordable Italian restaurant, La Marionetta. Never crowded, it was a neighborhood eatery when those places existed. Then came the braying herds; the neighborhood died. Day-O impressed me as a loud party place although I never went in there.

Anonymous said...

This ad on Craigslist today sounds like Dayo.

Free Restaurant Equipment trying to avoid landfilling it (Greenwich Village)
Reply to: [?]
Date: 2009-02-12, 9:59AM EST

Have free restaurant equipment for pick up, all in as-is condition. Meat Slicer, Commercial sink, small commercial refrigerator, commercial dish washer. As far as I know all in working condition, looking for someone to take or to donate, want to avoid land filling it. Located in the area of Greenwich Ave and W12th St Need to move it ASAP tight for space