Wednesday, August 30, 2017

EV Grieve Etc.: Council candidates speak out; Cops hunt for 5th Street muggers

[Photo yesterday outside the Death Star by Derek Berg]

District 2 City Council candidates make their case (Gotham Gazette)

An interview with Daniel Kane, author of "Do You Have a Band? Poetry and Punk Rock in New York City" (Jeremiah's Vanishing New York)

Cops looking for two men in robbery on Fifth Street between Avenue C and Avenue D. One of the suspects was wearing a Tom Brady jersey. (DNAinfo)

Westchester real-estate executive in double murder-suicide had been previously sued by the owners of an East Village building (New York Post)

Community leaders come together after LES synagogue is vandalized (The Lo-Down)

Actor Alexander Skarsgård buys Parker Posey's former 10th Street home (Mansion Global)

About the doughnut ice cream sandwiches at Stuffed Ice Cream on First Avenue (Gothamist ... previously)

With new legislation, cigarettes are now $13 a pack in NYC (Daily News)

Epstein's Bar continues fight to return to Stanton and Allen (BoweryBoogie)

Will Citi Bike go dockless? (New York Post)

When the Bowery was born (Off the Grid)

An 8th Street burger casualty? (Flaming Pablum)

"Twin Peaks: Fire Walk With Me" screening this weekend (Metrograph)

... and the entertaining documentary "California Typewriter" ends at Village East Cinema on Second Avenue and 12th Street after tomorrow evening...

As NPR noted, "the film quickly feeds the paper, as it were, for a larger meditation on the magic of these physical word processors and a solemn reflection on what gets lost along the forward march of technology."

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