Sunday, February 10, 2019

Week in Grieview


[Photo on 2nd Avenue by Derek Berg — see below for update]

Stories posted on EVG this past week included...

The Archdiocese of New York is shutting down the St. Brigid School on Avenue B and 7th Street (Tuesday)

Jimmy Carbone on the long recovery ahead: 'Starting each day is a challenge' (Wednesday)

East Village cyclist killed in early-morning hit-and-run near Times Square (Monday)

After 43 years in business, Raul Candy Store is closing on Avenue B (Thursday)

Evacuations on 10th Street as inspectors examine crack in the former P.S. 64 (Wednesday)

A visit to Dumpling Man on St. Mark's Place (Friday)

Super Bowl Sunday chaos at Atomic Wings; 'the new Fyre Festival' (Tuesday)

Where on earth? Here are details on the 2019 Ecological City (Tuesday)

Brodo debuts on Astor Place this week (Monday)

A look at the development coming to 14th and C, now the subject of a lawsuit (Tuesday)

169 and 171 1st Ave. (home to Momofuku) are for sale (Thursday)

Truck takes out tree on 6th Street (Wednesday)

The storefront that houses St. Mark's Comics is now for rent (Thursday)

Bad news at Spinner's? (Monday)

Marcha Cocina has closed on Avenue C (Wednesday)

16 Handles is back in FroYo action (Monday)

Sushi coming to the former 10Below Ice Cream space on St. Mark's Place (Thursday)

The Ramones, Velvet Underground and EVE (Friday)

... and just one of the tags/markings someone left Tuesday night/Wednesday morning along St. Mark's Place (thanks to Lola Sáenz for first telling me about it) ...


[Photo by Steven]

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Derek rescued the (brand-new) mannequin heads on Second Avenue ... Julia at East Village Hats gladly accepted them...



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1 comment:

Donnie Moder said...

The closing of Raul's Candy Store and St. Brigid School are similar in that it is a loss of community institutions and meeting places. Very local neighborhood spots where you feel instant community and settled traditions and friendly faces. That is what evgrieve is chronicling.