Tuesday, June 23, 2009

*Everyday Chatter

NYC Prep: "this paean to Upper East Side plutocrats looks a little out of date — if the camera panned the other side of Madison Avenue, it would show darkened store windows and 'for rent' signs." [NYT]

Take a close look at this photo sent in by tipster Reed. "New York's Oldest Restaurant, Est. 1879"...Gage & Tollner soon to be an Arby's:

Fight for rent stablization tonight at Cooper Union. [Gothamist]

Visit Frenchie's Gym--for a Chandleresque, Brooklyn experience...Frenchie "does it with love." [SNY]

Is the former Cafe Figaro getting banked? [BB]

Will the Parks Dept say "no way" to Washington Square Park's private security force? [WSP]

Celebrate Pride with a look at pre-Stonewall NYC. [BBoys]

Another Myrtle tenement torn down--"as a precaution." AKA "to make room for a condo." [QC]

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