Thursday, September 3, 2015

EV Grieve Etc.: Concerns about landmarks law; taste test at Harry & Ida's

[Cat day afternoon on East 10th Street via Grant Shaffer]

In the early 1970s, photographer Hans Haacke attempted to track the holdings of an East Village/LES landlord, and a writer traces Haacke's path today with interesting results (Curbed)

Preservationists fight bill setting time limit on landmarks decisions in NYC (The New York Times ... Gotham Gazette)

At the rally against NYU Tuesday in Washington Square Park (BuzzFeed ... the Observer)

Cooper Union enters agreement to end lawsuit over tuition (DNAinfo)

Ranking the sandwiches at Harry & Ida's on Avenue A (Eater)

Missing the hawks (Gog in NYC)

About those dead mutant rats strung up along the FDR (BoweryBoogie)

A few things to do in September (The Lo-Down)

Flagship Barnes & Noble bookstore on Fifth Avenue and 18th Street transformed into a Banana Republic (Jeremiah's Vanishing New York)

Screening tonight: "I Was a Teenage Werewolf" (starring Michael Landon) and "The Honeymoon Killers" (Anthology Film Archives)

Speaking of The Honeymoon Killers ... here's the band that took their name from the film live at CBGB in 1986 (YouTube)

... and if your workplace, school, church, etc., are making plans...



I love that cat! He's always chilling in that gorgeous old window. It's a very New York scene. Much like the feces and broken glass strewn down that side of the street. Does not a single building on that stretch have a super? Or a broom?

Trixie said...

I'm gonna save up and try the smoked eel sandwich at Harry & Ida's asap.

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