Wednesday, June 17, 2009

EV Grieve Etc.: Mourning edition

The Mars Bar gets painted white (Little Stories and Maybe Poems from Now and Then)

The clothesline returns behind the Coop (Jeremiah's Vanishing NY)

Thompson LES honcho: "Part of the process is to ingratiate the neighborhood and realize that the hotel, the pool, the restaurant, the bar are actually an asset and do make for a better, safer, cleaner neighborhood that creates more jobs and creates more energy and ultimately has a positive ripple effect for residents, for merchants, for everyone around it." (Grub Street)

At the Bowery Stakeholders' meeting (BoweryBoogie)

At the Peppermint Lounge in July 1982 (Ephemeral New York)

NYC has the fucking worst fucking road rage (Gothamist)

Some UK dive bars for you — and will they put on the Yankees game instead of this soccer? (Hunter-Gatherer)

A guide to Gramercy (Lost City)

Slum Goddess at the Chicago Blues Festival (Slum Goddess)

Q-and-A with director Susan Seidelman (FlavorWire)

Oldest bar in NYC? (Greenwich Village Daily Photo)

Finally, thanks to the reader who sent me this. However, I don't accept advertising on this site.


  1. Re: Mars Bar - They actually just painted around the artwork, so if you tilt those paintings to the side, you can still see the graffiti underneath.

  2. Hmm... still makes it seem awfully clean!

  3. Hey nice shot. Is that the Rodeo Bar on Third?

  4. Thanks, HG....that shot is of the Rodeo...


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