Friday, January 24, 2020

EVG Etc.: Frank Prisinzano in the kitchen; Hal Hartley at the Metrograph

[Avenue A street scene]

• Enjoy this feature on chef Frank Prisinzano, whose EV restaurants include Frank, Lil’ Frankies, and Supper (Grub Street)

• A few more previews pieces on the new International Center of Photography that opens tomorrow down in Essex Crossing (The Art Newspaper ... The Wall Street Journal)

• MTA head Andy Byford resigns — for real this time (Politico) Reaction: (Gothamist ... amNY)

• About the mabo tofu ramen at the just-opened Sanpoutei on Second Avenue (Grub Street ... previously on EVG)

• A federal appeals court this week overturned part of Sheldon Silver’s conviction on public corruption charges (The Lo-Down)

• Rallying to save this lower Fifth Avenue building from demolition (Town & Village)

• Jonas Mekas’s debut film, "Guns of the Trees," has been restored and is getting a week-long theatrical premiere a year after his death (Anthology Film Archives)

• Metrograph giving the retrospective treatment to Hal Hartley (an EVG favorite from the early 1990s) with screenings of "The Unbelievable Truth," "Trust" and "Simple Men," among many others (Official site)

• Coverage of the five-alarm fire in Chinatown on Mulberry and Bayard last night (CBS New York ... NBC New York ... BoweryBoogie)

• Fairway going Chapter 11 after all (Bloomberg)

... and this Big Belly on Seventh and A has a future as a lending library...

[Photo yesterday by Derek Berg]

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Perhaps they should be placed on top of the Broken big belly on the SE corner of 10th and Avenue A where everyday there is a new collection of dog pop bags. A five thousand dollar brown trash can that serves no better than just dropping on the sidewalk