Saturday, June 10, 2017

EV Grieve Etc.: Couple forced to smoke crack; the Strand at 90

[14th Street and 4th Avenue via Derek Berg]

In District 1, which includes parts of the Lower East Side and the East Village, "families choose where their children will go to elementary school, and in 2016, 84 percent of families got one of their top three choices for kindergarten. But their choices still added up to segregation." (The New York Times)

93,000 people applied for 104 subsidized apartments at Essex Crossing (DNAinfo)

Here are the new CB3 members (The Lo-Down)

"How the New Bowery Wall Commission Puts Rape Culture on Display" (Hyperallergic)

Pearl Theater, with roots in the East Village, files for bankruptcy (The New York Times)

Tenants Association asks Blackstone to keep Associated in Stuy Town (Town & Village)

Cross-Dressing and Drag on Screen (Anthology Film Archives)

Feds: A Brooklyn man lured two drunken patrons from the Wren on the Bowery to an apartment and forced them to smoke crack — and then used their credit cards while the victims were incapacitated (Daily News)

A river-to-river bus on 14th Street during the L train shutdown? (Streetsblog)

The Strand is turning 90 (Gothamist)

Frank O’Hara’s East Village (Off the Grid)

The Lower East Side Film Festival continues through June 15 (Official site)

Frank Lloyd Wright’s unbuilt East Village Towers coming to MoMA (B+B)

"Leave Home" gets the 40th anniversary deluxe treatment for the Ramones (Diffuser)

City wins court battle to reduce adult businesses (The Real Deal)

A look at some New York City miniatures (Jeremiah's Vanishing New York)

... and workers this morning were installing a new awning at the always-reliable Banh Mi Zon on Sixth Street just west of Avenue A...


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Anonymous said...

Banh mi zon is a great neighborhood sandwich shop. Try it. I INSIST.

Anonymous said...

Bahn mi zon is dope. Good food and good people.