Wednesday, August 4, 2010
Revisiting Johnny Suede (Jeremiah's Vanishing NY)
Sound Library closes on Orchard (BoweryBoogie)
A cop on stilts dancing to Michael Jackson (Slum Goddess)
Life and Yaffa ads from the 1980s (Ephemeral NY)
Looking at 'Who Killed Nancy' (Stupefaction)
NYC now has even more millionaires (Runnin' Scared)
Longtime East Village resident/activist/educator Rob Hollander offered up some advice to the travelblog GranTourismo. Among his tips:
Most important phrase to learn?
"NYU." N-Y-U – that's New York University, the expanding school that's taking over the neighbourhood. You'll see their purple flag everywhere. Not loved among the residents. Don't smile when you say it.