Friday, December 12, 2014

EV Grieve Etc.: Mourning Edition

[Ongoing transformer work at the ConEd substation via EVG reader Salim]

Remembering Benny's (The Villager)

Public hearing set for next month on Success Academy's new LES location (DNAinfo)

Toxic paint drama on Rivington Street (The Lo-Down)

The activist history of Union Square (Off the Grid)

A walk on Clinton Street in 1985 (BoweryBoogie)

A Paris Review pop-up shop inside Contrada on Second Avenue on Sunday (The Paris Review)

Mystery hawks in the Park! (Gog in NYC)

Inside the new Dee Dee Ramone exhibit (Newsweek)

Ian Schrager discusses his new luxury property coming to Chrystie Street (The Commercial Observer)

A look at Tower Records circa 1983 (Flaming Pablum)

KIDS (NOT CUTE) group exhibition now at Umbrella Arts on East Ninth Street (Umbrella Arts)

Other Music picks its best new albums of 2014 (Other Music)

Merry Mixmas with a free Christmas music mix (BoingBoing)

A new tenant for old-timer The Back Fence on Bleecker and Thompson (Jeremiah's Vanishing New York)

… and EVG reader Olympias Epiriot recently told us that the Big D Store at 22 W. 14th St. near Sixth Avenue is going out of business… a useful and inexpensive option for various items and off-brands…


Gojira said...

Oh DAMN, no, I love this place!!!

Anonymous said...

This store has had this sign up for months and months- Yet its still fully stocked over and over again. Anyone have confirmation that it is indeed going out of business?