Friday, January 20, 2017

EV Grieve Etc.: RIP Wayne Barrett; a 'Coping with the Election' film series at the Anthology

[Photo on St. Mark's Place by Derek Berg]

Wayne Barrett, who spent 37 years at The Village Voice investigating developers and landlords, has died at age 71 (The New York Times)

Investigation is ongoing in the murder of Brooke Garcia, 27, who was strangled in the Lillian Wald Houses (Patch)

Luxury developers discuss Lower East Side real estate (The Lo-Down)

Anthology Film Archives on Second Avenue and Second Street launches "Inauguration of the Displeasure Dome: Coping with the Election" series (Anthology Film Archives)

City art galleries close on Inauguration Day (DNAinfo) ... while several NYC museums are offering free admission today (Curbed)

Before the Palladium there was the Academy of Music on 14th Street (Ephemeral New York)

On Wednesday, Caffe Bene reopened on Avenue A at 13th Street following a renovation that saw the arrival of a more-extensive menu and new seats... (Rish, the owner, is on the left in the photo below...)

[Photo by Lola Sáenz]

Founded on Mott Street in Chinatown in 1933, Fong Inn Too has closed (Jeremiah's Vanishing New York)

Remembering Lydia Lunch’s "The Gun Is Loaded" (Dangerous Minds)

...and a contingent from the Lower East Side Girls Club are among the locals taking part tomorrow in the Women's March on Washington. The girls worked with artist Sophia Dawson on Monday to create signs for the march...

Girls Club photos by Amy Goldwasser

1 comment:

Walter said...

So sorry to hear about Wayne Barrett's death. Tenants lose a most articulate spokes man. My condolences to his family and friends.