Friday, December 1, 2017

EVG Etc.: Tax breaks for small shops; rat genetics in NYC neighborhoods

[Photo Wednesday in Tompkins Square Park by Derek Berg]

Tax break could help small shops survive Manhattan’s rising rents (The New York Times) 2,000 businesses to escape commercial rent tax (The Real Deal)

An LA comedian is reportedly suing Doc Holliday’s on Avenue A claiming that an employee physically attacked him in December 2016 (B+B)

Some history of the soon-to-be-demolished 23 Third Ave. (Off the Grid... previously)

Vigil today at Rivington House will mark two years since nursing home closed (The Lo-Down)

The rats are different downtown (The Atlantic)

Writer-director Ken Shapiro, who got his start in the East Village in the 1960s, dies at age 76 (The Hollywood Report)

A visit to 8 Bit and Up on Third Street (Syfy Wire)

"The Cinema of Gender Transgression: Trans Film" series starts tonight (Anthology Film Archives)

The Call Your Mother Hot Dog Cart on Houston near Lafayette (Jeremiah's Vanishing New York)

Some music-themed midnight movies this month at the Sunshine, including "Stop Making Sense" and "This is Spinal Tap" (Official site, PDF)

An Iggy Pop documentary from 1987 (Flaming Pablum)

You're a vampire! I knew it!: "The Lost Boys" screening at the Metrograph (Official site)

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