Friday, March 9, 2018

EVG Etc.: NYC housing woes; red-tailed hawk radio drama

[Zoltar makes for a fine fashion backdrop ... via Derek Berg]

Cuomo will issue emergency declaration to fix NYCHA (The Post)

Elected officials ask city to stop Rivington House condo conversion (The Lo-Down)

Amid housing crisis, NYC must rethink how land is owned (CityLimits)

The city’s crackdown on electric bikes is destroying the livelihood of people who make deliveries for a living (Fast Company)

Claims of increasing affordability in NYC aren’t quite right (Curbed)

Here’s what a landlord typically makes on a stabilized apartment (The Real Deal)

Feminist Film Week continues through Sunday at the Anthology Film Archives (Official site)

50th anniversary of the Fillmore East opening (Off the Grid)

Dora — storm trooper! (Laura Goggin Photography)

A Christo-Dora-Nora/Not-Dora radio drama! (WNYC)

City all in with dry ice to kill rats (Daily News)

An interview with EV resident Alan Cumming on "Instinct," the first hourlong network drama with a gay lead (The New York Times)

New Beer Distributors on Chrystie Street is closing (Jeremiah's Vanishing New York)

Nom Wah Tu shutters 6 months in (Eater)

History of the German Dispensary building at 137 Second Ave. — now the Ottendorfer library (Ephemeral New York)

Podcast: Catching up with Hector Monsegur aka Sabu (Bloomberg)

Making art from old prom dresses at the Lower Eastside Girls Club (The Cut)

Strand owner Fred Bass leaves $25 million to heirs (The Post)

Two chances to see "Blue Velvet" Sunday (The Metrograph)

Sake's popularity grows (amNY)

EV-based Black Iron Burger opening a spot near the Barclays Center (The Post)

When John Cale and Lester Bangs appeared on stage together at CBGB in 1978 (Dangerous Minds)

... and Peter Brownscombe shares the latest from the Ray's Candy Store lab — the Chocolate Banana Dip (chilled banana dipped in chocolate)...

1 comment:

Giovanni said...

In other news: There’s a new Taco Bell opening up on 1st Avenue across the street from Stuyvesant Town, and diagonally across from Chipotle. Not sure if its a Taco Bell Cantina which also serves alcoholic drinks like slurpees with tequila. Let the burrito wars begin.