Monday, January 31, 2011

*Everyday Chatter

Beleaguered Houston Wall now adds security guard detail to surveillance cameras--creating its own private "Ring of Steel"? [EVG]

There are now over 1,000 signatures on the petition to save 35 Cooper Square--and last night the Asian Pub moved out to make room for whatever is to come. Thanks to Sally Young for these shots:

At last Friday's rally to save 35 Cooper Square. [SNY]

Tonight: Celebrate Ray's birthday with burlesque and more surprises. [NSC]

The wonderful Nom Wah reopens: "The goal was to modernize the restaurant without losing its history or original appeal... So we changed what we had to, but kept what we could." [NYDN]

Inside the vacant spaces next to Mars Bar. [EVG]

Where to dine in peace without the plague of piped-in music. [GAF]

Mapping Gowanus with big silver balloons. [PMA]

Third subway rat video surfaces--not for rat lovers. [Gothamist]

In Greenpoint, they just toss the dead vermin out the window. [NYS]


BrooksNYC said...

I'm not championing the rights of rodents to ride mass transit. However, I'd like to stomp the jerk who stomped that rat.

hoolsa said...

Asian Pub will be sorely missed. I feel like at this rate every inexpensive drinking establishment in Manhattan will be forced out of business in 5 years. I'm keeping my fingers crossed that at least Iggy's stays open.

Crazy Eddie said...

Re Greenpoint. In the immortal words of Johnny Friendly: “You come from Greenpoint? Go back to Greenpoint. You don't work here no more.”