Thursday, August 8, 2013
[Outside the new-look 205 Avenue A this morning via Greg Masters]
What's taking over the University Diner space (Jeremiah's Vanishing New York)
A rundown of LES-themed books and recommendations on where to read them (DNAinfo)
Landbrot Bakery & Bar evicted on Orchard Street (BoweryBoogie)
More about the East River Blueway Plan (The Villager)
At the National Night Out Against Crime, with "Macarena" video (Slum Goddess)
Brooklyn rents are now nearly high as Manhattan rents (Gothamist)
A now and then on West 13th Street (Gog in NYC)
And tonight as part of the ongoing MoRUS Film Festival: "7th Street" directed by Josh Pais. Read more about the documentary here. (The film is preceded by the Paper Tiger TV show "Play for Keeps," about the demolition of Esperanza Garden.)
Doors open at 7:30 pm at 6B Garden (Avenue B and 6th Street), and films begin at dusk. Per MoRUS: Arrive early for beer/wine, and to save a seat (or feel free to bring blankets or chairs of your own). $5 (suggested) at the door.
Here's a snippet of "7th Street" ...