Thursday, April 4, 2019

EVG Etc.: Fishing in the East River; Celebrating the Acker Awards

[Moishe's Bake Shop this a.m. — coming back this spring?]

The Bowery Film Festival kicks off its second year (Official site)

How to get involved with Ecological City, a cultural and climate action project on the LES (Official site)

Justin Davison on Essex Crossing: "In a development largely without Instagrammable architecture, it’s the unlikely Rubik’s cube of uses that gives cause for thanks. Instead of treating the area as a blank slate for a developer’s dream, planners stitched together institutions, homes, entertainment, offices, non-deluxe shopping, cheap food, sidewalks, wide avenues, and narrow streets." (New York)

Mixed emotions in leaving the Essex Market (The Lo-Down)

The fish you'll find in the East River (Gothamist)

Bathing with Amelia! (Laura Goggin Photography)

Exploring the Tibetan speciality shop DöKham on First Avenue (Off the Grid ... previously)

Celebrating the Acker Awards (The Villager)

Remembering former Parks commish Henry Stern (City & State)

City Acupuncture East Village is opening a new outpost at 52 E. Seventh St. There's an open house/grand opening party today (April 4) from 5 - 9 p.m. (Facebook)

MORE BUBBLE TEA: Modern Taiwanese chain the Alley coming to Astor Place (Eater)

The city missed a federal deadline to appoint a permanent chair to oversee the NYCHA, but was given 45 days to fill the position (CBS New York)

One view on what New Yorkers think of congestion pricing (Daily News ... more on congestion pricing at Streetsblog ... )

More on the the MetroCard replacement plan (amNY ... previously)

Keep on truckin' — a series featuring 18-wheelers on film, including "Duel," "White Line Fever" and "Convoy" (Anthology Film Archives)

A look at the city's new “progressive mansion tax” (Bloomberg)

A mystery mosaic on University Place (Ephemeral New York)

ICYMI: You have until April 14 to watch images of Earth from Ludlow Street (Untapped Cities)

This figurine of Iggy Pop (Dangerous Minds)

... speaking of rock star poses... a squirrel in Tompkins Square Park strikes one...

[Photo by Steven]

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

this is cute and funny, all that is missing is a bottle of booze or a joint.