Tuesday, August 11, 2015

EV Grieve Etc.: The past and present of LES community gardens; the Block Drugs T-shirt

[Tango in Tompkins Square Park Sunday via Grant Shaffer]

A history of LES community gardens, with a perennial concern about the future (The Guardian)

Get your Block Drugs T-shirt (Jeremiah's Vanishing New York)

Checking out the tortas at Miscalanea on East Fourth Street (Gothamist)

New restaurant in the works for former Wash House space on East First Street (BoweryBoogie)

High marks for Oiji on First Avenue (Eater)

Donors say they were misled by a Jewish calendar mailed annually to thousands of homes (The Forward)

... and EVG reader Greg Masters notes that the excavation is getting serious at the former Mary Help of Christians property, where a retail-residental building with frontage on Avenue A, East 11th Street and East 12th Street, is in the works...

... and remembering Robin Williams, who died one year ago today...


Anonymous said...

Remember running into Robin Williams after shopping at Bway Panhandler, what a cool celeb he was and a very funny man with a wonderful heart. Tx for remembering him.

Anonymous said...

While I appreciate the sentiment, but jesus Chico.. it's been 30 some odd years and you still cant nail a facial likeness worth a damn.