Sunday, July 28, 2019

EVG Etc.: Puerto Rican cultural history in the East Village; the unknown future of East River Park

[Early morning on 7th and A]

A few headlines of interest from the past week...

• The legacy of Puerto Rican cultural history in the East Village (6sgft)

• LES community groups trying to revive rezoning that de Blasio's administration rejected (City Limits)

• Here are the organizers behind the "Occupy NYCHA" rally at City Hall (Gothamist)

• The past and future of East River Park (Off the Grid)

• It smells like sewage in the Baruch Houses lobby on the LES (PIX11)

• Praise for the crispy rice at Clay Pot on St. Mark's Place (The New York Times)

• A talk with the chefs at Luthun, which just opened on 13th Street between Avenue A and First Avenue (Eater ... previously on EVG) And a look at their menu (Grub Street)

• The Blackstone Group, owner of Stuyvesant Town-Peter Cooper Village, has stopped renovating vacant apartments for the time being (Town & Village)

• Lydia Lynch discusses her new book of essays, "So Real It Hurts" (i-D)

• From 1930 to 1970, a librarian at the Hamilton Fish Park branch on East Houston Street kept a scrapbook of library life. Now it's for sale for $975. (FineBooks & Collections)

• Adidas and the Beastie Boys are marking the 30th anniversary of "Paul’s Boutique" with a new (vegan) skate shoe (UPROXX)

• Pat Ivers and Emily Armstrong on creating "Nightclubbing," their cable access show (Document Journal)

• And from The Cut, go inside the home of artist Izhar Patkin ...


m2ndSt said...

*cultural history

Grieve said...

Thanks m2ndSt. Not sure how I missed adding "history."