Thursday, February 24, 2011

*Everyday Chatter

New York's Italian-Americans and supporters are not stopping in the fight against Nolita. On March 26, from 1:00 - 4:00, join the Rally to Save the San Gennaro Feast. March from Mulberry and Broome to a demonstration at St. Patrick's Basilica. [FB]

Vanishing stink? As hyper-gentrification prepares to bulldoze Gowanus, the city works to make it smell nice for the noobs. [NYT]

Immediately after closing 44-year-old Hickey's Bar, owner Jim Hickey passes away. [DNA]

Walking Clinton Hill's Vanderbilt Avenue. [FNY]

Check out a celebration of 1950s and '60s New York School painters and poets at Tibor de Nagy, until March 5.

See Rudy Burckhardt films at Anthology, including 1948's The Climate of New York.

A Material Girl fashion shoot at Mars Bar. [EVG]

Some very fancy water fountains in a city public school. [SNY]

Miss Heather
sends in this shot of W Magazines in Sara D. Roosevelt Park on the LES: "one has to wonder how the people who frequent said park would relate to the likes of Kate Moss and Kate Hudson. I know I don't."

1 comment:

Marty Wombacher said...

R.I.P. Jim Hickey. Hickey's was a great bar in a part of town that needs a great bar. Sad to see the vanishing of it last year.