Tuesday, February 3, 2015

EV Grieve Etc.: Mourning Edition

[Yesterday in Tompkins Square Park via Bobby Williams]

Sheldon Silver's 21-year reign as speaker comes to an end (New York Post)

The secretive, sleazy process to replace Sheldon Silver (The New York Times)

Longtime Silver crony is overseeing property-tax cases (The Real Deal)

Meet Carl Heastie, New York's new Assembly Speaker (New York)

Penny Arcade talks about her longtime home (The Lo-Down)

Late nights at Ichibantei on East 13th Street (The New York Times)

Tompkins Square Park posers (Gog in NYC)

Snack Dragon closes Orchard Street location (BoweryBoogie)

The NYC skyline from Union Square in 1849 (Ephemeral New York)

NYC’s first gentrification movement was all about pigs (The Real Deal)

Vintage NYC films (Jeremiah's Vanishing New York)

Philip Glass will score "The Fantastic Four" (BoingBoing)

... and one more photo from yesterday in Tompkins Square Park ... this one via Derek Berg...


Anonymous said...

Does anyone know Silver's address?
I'd like to walk by his place and exercise my middle finger.

chris flash said...

Silver's been dirty and done dirty things for a looong time. I predict he'll get less than a slap on the wrist because he knows where lots of bodies are buried and could name a lot of names.....