Friday, June 26, 2015
EV Grieve Etc.: Fighting for the Church of the Nativity; assisting a wayward fledgling
[Photo on St. Mark's Place by Derek Berg]
Continuing the fight for the Church of the Nativity on Second Avenue (The New York Times)
A rundown on all the Pride weekend activities (NYC Pride)
The number of shootings in the East Village/LES are on track to match last year’s figures (DNAinfo)
Preservation groups seek Lower East Side Historic District designation (The Lo-Down)
Update on Cycle 17 of the Centre-fuge Public Art Project (BoweryBoogie)
20 ways to die in NYC (The Village Voice)
Opening thoughts on Babu Ji on Avenue B (Eater)
Q-and-A with Romy Ashby, author of "Stink" (Jeremiah's Vanishing New York)
More details on Superiority Burger, now open on East Ninth Street (Grub Street)
190 Bowery developer Aby Rosen: "Bowery’s on fire. Bowery’s cool. Bowery’s smart… It’s always been beautiful here — it was just dilapidated, run down" (The New Yorker)
What's next for Pommes Frites (The Forward)
Here come the Whole Foods lawsuits (Gothamist)
Recent rock book recap (Flaming Pablum)
When a drunken guy landed his airplane in Washington Heights (Ephemeral New York)
Discovering a rare Andy Warhol film with the Velvet Underground (Dangerous Minds)
... and one of the fledglings, who appeared to be disoriented, attracted attention on Avenue A and East Third Street on Wednesday...
The 2HawksNYC site has all the details on what happened, including an assist from Ranger Rob.
Thanks to EVG reader John Coakley for the photos!