Saturday, October 7, 2017
EVG Etc.: The mayor's affordable housing efforts; Jimi Hendrix Way pitched for 8th Street
[2nd Avenue curb work yesterday via Derek Berg]
A look at de Blasio's affordable housing efforts (The New York Times)
East Village Puerto Ricans on the President's response to Hurricane Maria (B+B)
About the late-night Con Ed work on 14th Street (Town & Village)
A long read on the history of the Bowery (Curbed)
Remembering "design guru" Jim Walrod (The New York Times)
A look at the new Wagamama menu on Third Avenue and 11th Street (Gothamist ... previously on EVG)
The Films of Paul Bartel retrospective starts Oct. 13 (Anthology Film Archives)
[Suspicious curb work crop circles on 2nd Avenue via Derek Berg]
Kickboxing chain opening a location at the former G & S Sporting Goods on Essex Street (The Lo-Down)
Jimi Hendrix Way co-naming proposed for part of Eighth Street (NY1)
End of days for the DL on Delancey? (BoweryBoogie)
A David Bowie exhibit is coming to the Brooklyn Museum next year (Gothamist)
Left Bank Books is now online (Jeremiah's Vanishing New York)
This past week, workers removed the remaining sidewalk bridge and scaffolding on the west side of Avenue C between Seventh Street and Sixth Street in front of the NYCHA-owned building.
Per an EVG reader: "I've been living on C for 6 years now and can't remember a day when it wasn't a fixture of the buildings along that stretch of sidewalk."
However, the temporary boilers that arrived after Sandy in 2012 remain in place on Sixth Street...
... and via the EVG inbox... a benefit Sunday for post-Hurricane Maria Puerto Rican Relief at the Clemente, 107 Suffolk St. at Rivington on the Lower East Sode. More details here.
... and there's a Benefit for Hurricane Harvey Pets at the Ruff Club, 34 Avenue A between Second Street and Third Street, from 1-4 Sunday afternoon. Details here.