Friday, February 14, 2014
[On Avenue A, photo by Grant Shaffer]
Landmarks Preservation Commission still not pleased with plans for 9-story hotel adjacent to the Merchant's House Museum on East 4th Street (Curbed)
Early photos of the Merchant's House Museum (Off the Grid)
Mayor de Blasio nixes 'infill' plan for NYCHA properties (The Villager)
The paintings of East Village artist and activist Sally Young are up at the Ottendorfer Library (Jeremiah's Vanishing New York)
East Village photographer Sally Davies has a show at the Bernarducci Meisel Gallery (The Jewish Week)
Video interlude... Casey Neistat snowboarding yesterday on the streets of the East Village and LES...
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Playing bocce on First Avenue (Ephemeral New York)
Talking 2 years of Centre-fuge art on East First Street (BoweryBoogie)
A look at new restaurants opening on the Bowery (Eater)
An interview with LES resident Michael Kelly, who stars on "House of Cards" (The Lo-Down)
The last 5 standalone diners in Manhattan (Scouting NY)
And this week marked the annual wreath-laying on Founder's Day at Cooper Union ... EVG reader Beth Sopko (Cooper Union class of '87) shared these photos (find more here) ... some students turned out on Wednesday, on Peter Cooper's 233rd birthday, wearing all black clothes and carrying black balloons — a statement regarding the board's decision to begin charging undergraduate tuition at the school starting this fall ...