Friday, October 2, 2015

EV Grieve Etc.: Extell sues over construction delays; OddFellows turns to ice cream sandwiches

[Wednesday on St. Mark's Place by Derek Berg]

Extell suing East 13th Street neighbor over construction delays (Town & Village)

6 months without gas for cooking in building on Second Avenue and East Sixth Street (NBC New York)

Maps shows the availability of remaining air rights in NYC (Curbed)

On East Fourth Street, OddFellows will now just serve ice cream sandwiches (Grub Street)

Another look at East Village Radio's return (The Guardian)

Harry & Ida’s on Avenue A "turning out some of the best pastrami in town" (BloombergBusiness)

The erosion of the neighborhood bar (The Awl)

Honorary street names along First Avenue (Off the Grid)

So long to Sounds — and St. Mark's Place (Flaming Pablum)

The International Center of Photography pushes opening on the Bowery back to the spring (BoweryBoogie)

Robert Sietsema tests the new menu at the former Yunnan Kitchen on Clinton Street (Eater)

An interview with writer Eileen Myles (The Guardian)

Museum of Chinese in America celebrates Chinatown's architecture through the years (The Lo-Down)

Jonathan Ames doesn't really miss NYC anymore (The Village Voice)

A look at Billy Name’s Warhol-era photos (Dangerous Minds)

Photographer Miron Zownir has just published NYC RIP, a collection of photographs capturing the "day-to-day lunacy" of New York City in the 1980s (Jeremiah's Vanishing New York)

... and our apologies for not noting that Chest of Pleasure is now open at 31 St. Mark's Place between Second Avenue and Third Avenue...

[Photo by Steven]

They opened in late August, and sell things like the (waterproof) Neon Luv Touch Mini Mite and edible massage oils.

Updated 10/3

The Harvest Post has been postponed until next Saturday, Oct. 10.

... and tomorrow it's the return of the 6 B Garden Harvest Fest (rain date Sunday) ... on Avenue B between East Sixth Street and East Fifth Street...


Anonymous said...

NP, re: Chest of Pleasure. One garish storefront looks like every other garish storefront.

Anonymous said...

What is a 'sukkah'? Is that like a fro-yo or something?

Anonymous said...

"Chest of Pleasure" is an awkward name. How about Pleasure Chest? A nice little pun.

Leah Sutton said...

Our building (61 east 3rd street, between second ave and 1st ave) also hasn't had gas since about May! Using a hot plate too... that story gave me a little bit of hope for gas back soon...