Wednesday, May 24, 2017
EV Grieve Etc.: Festival of the Arts this weekend; Porchetta pop up extended
[Photo at Tompkins Square Park by Derek Berg]
The potential impact of President Trump's budget proposal on the NYCHA (Daily News)
New Chinatown-themed hotel on the Bowery apologizes for its "opium den-themed" lounge (DNAinfo)
Details on the annual Festival of the Arts this weekend at the Theater for the New City (Patch)
Stuy Town resident petitions to get rid of playground (Town & Village)
Avenue C wine bar Lois now selling its snacks retail (The Daily Meal)
About Voided, an exhibit featuring Benjamin Armas and Ori Carino, up through Saturday at Howl! Happening (Forbes)
Resident of 344 E. 13th St. and family friend of the Dawsons has been living in an RV down the block (New York Post)
Porchetta pop up extended at Porsena (The Village Voice)
Some great pics from the Dance Parade (Laura Goggin Photography)
Williamsburg Bridge HOV lane proposed for the L train shutdown (Daily News)
More about the early Saturday morning attack on Forsyth and Stanton near Sara D. Roosevelt Park (The Lo-Down)
On the market: 12th Street duplex with "outdoor sanctuary" (Curbed)
Hedda Lettuce presents "What Ever Happened to Baby Jane?" Thursday night (Village East Cinema)
Remembering Mary Help of Christians on 12th Street and Avenue A (Off the Grid)
In honor of Sir Roger Moore's death, the FDR chase scene from "Live and Let Die" (BoweryBoogie)
Revisiting a gruesome murder from 1903; body found in barrel on Avenue D and 11th Street (Ephemeral New York)
Standard High Line for sale; Standard East Village not on the block (The Real Deal)
... and the Midnight Movies are set for the next few months at the Sunshine Cinema on East Houston... more details here...
...and several readers asked about the work on Astor Place...
I asked William Kelley, executive director of the Village Alliance, what the workers were doing. "They are trying to fix some plaza drainage issues. Should be just a few days depending on weather," he said via an email.
And the workers have made some progress...
[Photo by Vinny & O]