Thursday, December 13, 2018

EVG Etc.: NYCHA plans to sell land and air; Mercury Lounge announces anniversary shows

[Taking the gloves off on 2nd Ave via Derek Berg]

The NYCHA plans to sell air rights and open some land to private development in order to raise money for repairs (The Real Deal)

The Opportunity Zone program promoted by Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner, whose company owns many EV properties, could also benefit them financially, an Associated Press investigation found (TPM)

Details on the Mercury Lounge’s 25th anniversary shows (Brooklyn Vegan)

MTA fare hikes loom (AMnewyork)

Gov. Amazon Cuomo will tour the L-train tunnel, cause disruptions tomorrow (Gothamist)

The Sanitation Department is hosting a design contest for a new corner waste basket (Curbed)

MC5's Wayne Kramer revisits old EV haunts (The New Yorker)

Under financial duress, the Upright Citizens Brigade comedy theater has announced lay offs. Their theaters, including the U.C.B. East on Third and A, are not in danger of closing. (The New York Times)

Who's that kid with the New York Dolls outside the Gem Spa in 1973? (Dangerous Minds)

A homes feature on Adam Elzer, who lives above his restaurant Sauce on 12th Street (6sqft)

About those mysterious sidewalk markings on Avenue C (Town & Village)

The U.S. theatrical premiere of "Dead Souls," the eight-and-a-half-hour documentary (shown in three parts) by Wang Bing that documents the testimony of survivors of the hard-labor camp in the Gobi Desert in Gansu, China (Anthology Film Archives)

A film series featuring grifters (Metrograph)

41-year-old Cornelia Street Cafe closing on Jan. 2 (JVNY)

And people have been lining up to get into the new Nutella Cafe over on 13th Street and University Place. Save some time and month and head to Key Food on Avenue A...


Anonymous said...

Nutella is way over priced and too under chocolatized.

Anonymous said...

Key food ! LOL