Monday, May 16, 2011

*Everyday Chatter

Ray's Candy just shuttered by DOH. [EVG]

Looking at the vanished Second Ave. mansions of yesteryear--and what has replaced them in the EV today. [GVSHP]

Cruising lower Second Ave. with Forgotten NY. [FNY]

Hotel Chelsea buyer revealed--and it's not going condo. [Curbed]

Has Union Square become a lawless "methadone alley"? [RS]

Chilling with the Chillmaster of E. 3rd St. [MAD] & [OMFS]

"Murray Handwerker, who transformed his father’s Brooklyn hot dog business, Nathan’s Famous, into a celebrated national fast-food chain, died Saturday at his home in Palm Beach Gardens, Fla. He was 89." [NYT]

Another meatpacker leaves the Meatpacking District--after more than half a century. [WSJ]

No spitting! [ENY]

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

"cruising lower second" is one of the best links i have seen. what will happen to the old facades, trims etc? will they be thrown away?