Tuesday, January 14, 2020

EVG Etc.: A new era for Bon Yagi's East Village restaurants; $40 billion needed for NYCHA repairs

[At Houston & Eldridge]

• How Sakura Yagi is helping modernize her father's East Village restaurant empire, which includes Curry-Ya, Hi-Collar and Rai Rai Ken (Eater)

• NYCHA CEO says agency now needs $40 billion for repairs (The Real Deal) ... NYCHA residents filed nearly 60,000 bedbug and roach work orders in 9 months (Gothamist)

• Another expose on the sudden closing of Eleven Consignment Boutique on First Avenue (CBS2 ... earlier on EVG)

• Victim discusses how she was attacked by a homeless man inside the CVS on East Houston at Orchard (PIX11)

• AG Letitia James investigates whether racial bias plays a role in the NYPD's fare evasion arrests (The New York Times)

• Target in the East Village was robbed of $1,200 worth of calculators (amNY)

• Developers plan to demolish 14-16 Fifth Ave. to build a 13-story luxury residential building; preservationist and local elected officials are holding a press conference Friday (Details via this PDF)

• Continuing at Howl! Happening through Feb. 23 on First Street: Jane Dickson’s series of "rarely seen and moody" paintings of Times Square peep shows from the 1980s (Official site)

• At the Anthology Film Archives Saturday: "Booyah! It's the 1990's Marathon!" What to expect? "if you like Hong Kong movies...just buy a ticket and prepare to get hella crunk." (Official site)

... and on Thursday evening, several formerly incarcerated writers are reading at MoRUS, 155 Avenue C... details below...


Anonymous said...

Hope the thieves made good use of those calculators at least, studying for their SATs and APs and whatnot. /s

Anonymous said...

What a cute little PR piece for Bon Yagi's daughter. But in reality she's not doing anything to address Decibel's disrespect of customers.