Monday, January 4, 2010

*Everyday Chatter

Nathan Kensinger takes a close look at the Bloomberg Era. [NKP]

Romy walks to Skyline Books to say goodbye. [WIC]

Are the vintage stores of the East Village doomed--including the long-lasting Atomic Passion? [EVG]

Will the Pink Teacup be saved? [LC]

Someone has hijacked Gowanus Lounge and turned it into a site for Bruce Springsteen fans who party on Mulberry Street. Find the Guskind archive here. [Gothamist]

With the holidays over, the chestnuts will soon vanish...for another year:

Ringing in the New Year one last time at Tavern on the Green. [DJ]

Wading into the dystopic wonderland of the Iron Triangle. [AT]

Jimmy Jazz is shrinking. [BB]

What happened to the "H" in Williamsburg? [GLF]

Smoking ban flouted in "high-end places for people who think that the rules don’t apply to them." [NYT]

David Carr sings the praises of a Twittered world ruled by "'algorithmic authority,' meaning that if all kinds of people are pointing at the same thing at the same instant, it must be a pretty big deal." Either that or utterly meaningless. [NYT]


Unknown said...

That's a luscious pic of the chestnuts. May I have one?

Ken Mac said...

there's a long rant in response to Kensinger's essay that is pure gold

Chris Kreussling (Flatbush Gardener) said...

Gowanus Lounge was not hijacked. The domain was sold. Real story.

cityofstrangers said...


Re: the NYT twitter article. I read it. I'll take utterly meaningless.