Tuesday, May 4, 2010

*Everyday Chatter

A tour bus guide asks you (and Pete Hamill) to help veto the anti-loudspeaker bill because "no machine--no piece of plastic in the ear--is going to talk of Emma Lazarus, read the entire poem; Jackie Robinson, J.P. Morgan, Boss Tweed, Bob Dylan, Frank Sinatra, Martin Scorsese, Edna St. Vincent Millay, or recite the intro to the Grand Central Station Radio Show." [WIC]

Fairey mural is used to turn Houston St. into Times Square with a double-decking, flickering, flashing TV ad space. [BB]

An actual used bookstore is actually moving onto Avenue A. [EVG]

The Two Boots empire will get a little smaller. [TLD]

Coney gets a vintage flume. [ATZ]

On the Fugs, poetry and punk in the EV. [P&W]

1 comment:

Jonathan said...

Hells yeah, Coney Island is BACK! Now we just need to fight off Thor's latest attempts to destroy the past. Joe Sitt suuuuucks!!!