Friday, March 23, 2018

EV Grieve Etc.: A 'crisis point' for the NYCHA; stand-out dishes at Mama Fina on Avenue A

[Flashback Friday to Monday morning, 3rd Avenue and St. Mark's]

A "crisis point" for the NYCHA (Curbed) ... Cuomo says no state budget unless NYCHA improvements approved (ABC-7)

NYPD rejects request for records on hit-and-run killing of East Village resident Neftaly Ramirez last year (Streetsblog ... previously)

De Blasio donor testifies the mayor told him "do what you’ve got to do" with illegal contributions (Daily News)

The changing landscape of small businesses in the East Village, and what it means to the community (Thirteen/MetroFocus)

On Avenue A, Mama Fina serves Filipino food with "exquisite results" (Eater ... previously)

Remembering the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire this weekend (The Lo-Down)

A visit to the KGB Bar on Fourth Street (amNewYork)

Club Cumming on Sixth Street looking to change their method of operation to allow for live music/DJs (Page Six)

NYC population reaches a record high (Curbed)

If you're interested in speaking out against Albany seeking to repeal Residential FAR Caps (The Municipal Arts Society of New York)

Eggs in Dora's future? (Laura Goggin Photography)

About the East Village subbing for Hell's Kitchen in "Jessica Jones" (Variety)

Madonna pics from the early 1980s (Dazed ... previously)

U.S. theatrical premiere of "12 Days," a well-regarded documentary filmed inside a psychiatric ward in France (Anthology Film Archives)

Priced at $16 and sold 3,044 times, the Outlaw Country drink at Death and co. generated $53,218 in gross revenue, or $48,024 before taxes and comps, in 180 days last year (Forbes)

A walk from the East Village to the West Village in 1986 with Nelson Sullivan (Flaming Pablum)

A Live Skull reunion (Dangerous Minds)

History of the Allen Street baths (Ephemeral New York)

Shakespeare & Co. is opening two new bookstores in NYC (Jeremiah's Vanishing New York ... previously)

And Trinity Grace Church on 11th Street is hosting an Easter Egg Hunt in Tompkins Square Park on March 31 at 10:30 a.m. ...

Details here.

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