Wednesday, September 15, 2021

EVG Etc.: Remembering the 'country doctor' of Avenue D; Scoping out the Feast of San Gennaro

Photo on 7th Street by Derek Berg 

• Remembering the "country doctor" of Avenue D (The New York Times)

• RIP Phil Schaap, Grammy-winning jazz DJ and host of the Charlie Parker Festival in Tompkin's Square Park (The New York Times ... thanks to Allen Semanco for the link)

• So far in 2021, 189 people have been killed by vehicles in NYC compared to 150 at the same time last year — the latest victim was a 3 month old in Clinton Hill (Gothamist

• Celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month in the neighborhood (Off the Grid

• "New York will no longer be anti-business" — Eric Adams (City Limits

• The simple and delicious burgers at 7th Street Burgers (Grub Street ... previously on EVG)

• Pete Wells likes the far-ranging menu choices at Soothr on 13th Street (The New York Times

• Film series celebrates the publication of composer, musician and writer Alan Licht's new book "Common Tones." Screenings include "Two-Lane Blacktop" and "The King of Marvin Gardens" (Anthology Film Archives

• The 95th annual Feast of San Gennaro starts tomorrow (6sqft

• A look back at the band 3 Teens Kill 4 (Dazed

• Checking out summertime cicadas (Laura Goggin Photography

• An end-of-summer party at the East River Amphitheater on Saturday (East River Park Action)


Anonymous said...

Used to love going thru the Feast but it's so crowded and cramped with vendors selling junk now - it's an unpleasant experience.

Anonymous said...

From the Eric Adams article, he "unveiled a multi-pronged plan that includes tax incentives and zoning changes to woo growing industries like cybersecurity and blockchain..."

Uh, what exactly does this mean?