Friday, October 16, 2015

EV Grieve Etc.: New East Village restaurant roundup; Red-tailed hawk update

[All dressed up and nowhere to go on A ... via Michael Sean Edwards]

At a CB3 meeting, residents bristle at the de Blasio administration's proposed Zoning for Quality and Affordability (Gothamist)

East Village resident Blake Farber honored for his efforts moments after the Second Avenue explosion on March 26 (American Red Cross Greater New York Blog)

Second Avenue residents continue to rebuild lives after March 26 (The Villager)

Thoughts on Richard Hell's new compilation "Massive Pissed Love" (The Village Voice)

"15 essential" East Village restaurant openings (Zagat)

Tonight on East Third Street: "What's Your Freedom to Ya~!? Pop Up Art/Culture Jam" (Facebook)

Dora is up to something in Tompkins Square Park (Gog in NYC)

... on the topic of red-tailed hawks... here's Christo hanging out in Tompkins Square Park....

[Photo by Bobby Williams]

When Johnny Thunders and The Heartbreakers tore up the Village Gate in 1977 (Dangerous Minds)

Sietsema praises the vegetarian cuisine at Avant Garden on East Seventh Street (Eater)

At Berlin, a "sneaky cabaret" underneath 2A on Avenue A (The New York Times)

32K monthly for the Sixth Ward space on Orchard (BoweryBoogie)

CB3 backs plan for new management at Essex Street Market (The Lo-Down)

Robert Crumb on misogyny, America and art (The Observer)

A look at the new book "City on Fire," in which "one of its primary interests is the 1970s scene in the East Village and the anarchist squatters who inhabit an abandoned building there" (Time magazine)

A John Zorn benefit concert tomorrow night as part of a Harry Smith celebration (Anthology Film Archives)

Academy Records on West 18th Street is alive and well (Jeremiah's Vanishing New York)

Rough Trade road trip (Flaming Pablum)

... and over on East First Street, there's a new mural by Brazilian artist Paolo Govea adjacent to the Tuck Shop between First Avenue and Second Avenue... Tuck Shop owner Niall Grant said the mural is presented in partnership with Sixpoint Brewery... who will be helping curate the space going forward...

... and "All Things Must Pass," a documentary on the rise and fall of Tower Records, opens today at the Village East Cinemas on Second Avenue at East 12th Street...

... and finally finally... why not one more wildlife pic for this post — a standoff in Tompkins Squrae Park...

[Photo by Derek Berg]


Anonymous said...

Christo R. Thawk, always so well dressed and groomed to perfection! The denizens of the EV should take example from him.

Anonymous said...

NYC squirrels: the bravest in the animal kingdom

Anonymous said...

great photo!

derek berg said...

Anonymous 12.06, thank you.

Anonymous said...

Is that a llama facing down the squirrel?