Friday, April 13, 2018

EVG Etc.: Sizing up the red-tailed hawks; mapping NYC thrift-vintage clothing shops

[Photo on 2nd Avenue by Derek Berg]

NYCHA chair resigns amid scandals (Curbed)

More drama for tenants at 85 Bowery (The Lo-Down)

A visual comparison of the Tompkins Square Park red-tailed hawks (Laura Goggin Photography)

Girl Scout Troop 6000 — whose members live in city homeless shelters — are selling cookies today and tomorrow from 4-6 p.m. at the Kellogg's Cafe on Union Square (amNewYork)

New website displays neighborhood data that listings leave out (Curbed)

Initial schedule for Coney Island Baby, opening later this month on Avenue A (Brooklyn Vegan ... previously)

MTA testing ‘MYmta’ real-time commuting app (amNewYork)

This podcast tells the story of the Lenin statue's journey from post-Soviet Russia to the Lower East Side (She’s In Russia ... previously)

Balaboosta closing on Mulberry (Eater)

Mapping every NYC thrift-vintage clothing shop (NYC Vintage Map)

The return of "Liquid Sky" — "the Heroin-Fueled New Wave Alien Invasion Time Forgot" (Vulture ... and playing at the Quad)

Italian film series featuring great composers who aren't Ennio Morricone (Anthology Film Archives)

Organic Grill on First Avenue debuting the OGomelette this weekend (Instagram)

Screenings this weekend of "Distant Sky — Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds Live in Copenhagen" (Metrograph)

Through the years on Fourth Avenue and 12th Street (Off the Grid)

History of the circa-1830 house at 143 Allen St. (Ephemeral New York)

When Rob Halford of Judas Priest met Andy Warhol in 1979 (Dangerous Minds)

... and on the community garden front... LUNGS is hosting a costume- and poster-making workshop tomorrow (Saturday) at the Green Oasis Garden on Eighth Street between Avenue C and Avenue D...

This activity leads up to the annual Spring Awakening event on Earth Day. (Details TK.)

Meanwhile, the 6BC Botanical Garden [pictured above!] on Sixth Street between Avenue B and Avenue C is hosting orientation dates for residents interested in joining ... Upcoming dates: April 15, April 29, May 6 and May 19. For details go to

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Vaping = second hand smoke for everyone else. :-(