Wednesday, August 7, 2013

EV Grieve Etc.: Mourning Edition

[East 11th Street]

Reflections on the anniversary of the Tompkins Square Park Riot (OUP Blog/Oxford University Press)

Andy Warhol's Village (Off the Grid)

Video: David Peel and the Lower East Side in Tompkins Square Park (Gog in NYC)

RIP Tim Wright, bassist for Pere Ubu and DNA (Billboard)

The End of Five Poinz (BBC)

Coney Island's importance to the people of NYC (Jeremiah's Vanishing New York)

Super 8 Films of NYC (BoweryBoogie)

Who is the Patti Smith of Lena Dunham's generation? (Gawker)

Orchard Street's Blue Moon Hotel for sale again (The Lo-Down)

A few more details on The Winslow, opening next month on East 14th Street (DNAinfo)

... And tonight as part of the ongoing MoRUS Film Festival: Community Garden Films! Featuring "More Than Flowers," directed by Laura Beer; "Loisaida, Avenue C," directed by Maeva Aubert; and a Paper Tiger TV special on the demolition of Esperanza Garden.
At 6B Garden (Avenue B and 6th Street.


Bill Noposts said...

What have they got against Bills.

shmnyc said...

Interesting piece by Sharon Zukin. I've used Naked City as reference for some of my own pieces on gentrification.

rob said...

Zukin's Naked City could stand as the NO711 manifesto.

shmnyc said...

When a group has no direction, anything could be its manifesto.

rob said...

Having two directions (anti-corporatism; localism) shouldn't be mistaken for having none.