Friday, August 14, 2015

EV Grieve Etc.: New legislation protecting tenants; a visit to Gem Spa

[Bendy thing sighting this a.m. at 98-100 Avenue A]

City Council approves legislation protecting tenants from hard-sell buyouts (The Lo-Down)

A visit to Gem Spa (Gothamist)

The 89-year-old East Village resident behind the "Ask My Neighbor Lorraine" video series (DNAinfo)

The New York Mandolin Ensemble performs in a free show tomorrow night at 7 at La Plaza Cultural Garden on Avenue C and East Ninth Street. (La Plaza Cultural)

Minneapolis writer on her Kavasutra Kava Bar experience on East 10th Street (CityPages)

More about the rape accusations at Happy Ending (Jezebel)

New mural by Os Gemeos on Second Avenue at East First Street (BoweryBoogie)

Historic 130 Orcahrd St. has sold, "retail reposition" on the way (The Real Deal)

Department of Justice: It’s unconstitutional to ban the homeless from sleeping outside (The Washington Post)

A young hawk discovers the Marble Cemetery (Gog in NYC)

Cult favorite "Carnival of Souls" screens tomorrow night (Anthology Film Archives)

An interview with Beastie Boy Mike D. from 2001 (Flaming Pablum)

That Iggy Pop-Steve Jones cover of "Purple Haze" (Dangerous Minds)

The Spanish dancer who captivated 1890s New York (Ephemeral New York)

A resident noted the mess that the crew of "Mozart in the Jungle" left behind on Wednesday on East Sixth Sixth between Cooper Square and Second Avenue...

... and nice to see Lucy's back open last night at 135 Avenue A after her usual summer break... back one day earlier than advertised, even...

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