Monday, February 13, 2012

*Everyday Chatter

Has the wonderful Bill's Gay 90s been sold to the velvet-ropers? [LC]

But Grub St. confirms that John DeLucie is NOT taking over Bill's. So what's the story here? [Grub]

a recent night at Bill's

Rock & roll synagogue comes to the luxury tower above the 7-11 on the Bowery. [EVG]

One long-time newsstand operator fights against the city's Cemusa strong-arming. [BB]

20 shuttered restaurants New Yorkers miss most. [Eater]

Celebrate Valentine's Day at Hotel Astor--in 1906. [ENY]

Remembering Fleischmann's Vienna bakery--on Broadway and 10th. [GVSHP]

Djuna Barnes at the Brooklyn Museum. [CNY]

"Brooklyn boldfaces," like Maggie Gyllenhaal, send "minions" to do their Park Slope Co-Op shifts. [AW]

And now, from Greece, Starbucks in flames:


maximum bob said...

The city has moved into fascist territory with their harassment of this newsstand owner.

Ken Mac said...

Starbucks in flames. First they came for their coffee. . .

esquared™ said...

In addition to restaurants New Yorkers miss most: Elaine's; The Oak Room; Cafe Des Artistes; Horn and Hardart; Tavern on the Green;

abrod said...

I particularly like the Starbucks in flames shot.

Anonymous said...

now we know why their coffee tastes burnt.

Marty Wombacher said...

I hope Grub Street is right about Bill's!

Brooks of Sheffield said...

Grub Street is wrong, alas. They simply called DeLucie and he denied it. Which of course he will do until he's ready to announce.