Thursday, April 2, 2009

EV Grieve Etc.: Mourning Edition

"It wasn’t long ago that one way the wealthy flashed their fortunes was by decking their dogs in Burberry collars and sending them for spa services. Now even the city’s wealthiest dog owners have cut their budgets and sometimes abandoned their dogs entirely." (City Room)

Two EV icons are on the mend, Biker Bill... and the Mosaic Man (Neither More Nor Less)

Coney Island Freak Show is on! (Gothamist)

Historic mailboxes disappear from Hotel Chelsea (Living with Legends)

Karate Boogaloo has details on the excellent-sounding "What I've Been Hoarding; An Accumulation of Rock and Literary Decadence: 1965 - 85" (Stupefaction)

Jeremiah walks on the East River and revisits 1992 East Village (Jeremiah's Vanishing NY)

Shocker! Orchard Street Hell building shows signs of life (BoweryBoogie)

The link to the video people keep sending me (BrinkJunk)

Lady GaGa knocks out her backup dancer's front teeth (BuzzFeed)

Ridiculous help wanted ad (Gawker)

EV Grieve reader and EV resident Claudia Castillo (a currently unemployed TV producer) shot a nice segment on the Unemployment Olympics the other day. Watch it here. It was also posted to CNN's iReport page.

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