Saturday, February 18, 2023

EVG Etc.: Landlords challenge NYC rent laws; city seeks next Nightlife Mayor

Photo yesterday on 2nd Avenue by Derek Berg 

• Some landlords want the Supreme Court to overturn NYC's rent regulation laws (Gothamist

• It is Community Board application season (The City

• At the ribbon-cutting for the renovated new home of La MaMa (PIX11 ... previously on EVG

• Ya-Ting Liu, a former transit advocate, will become New York City’s director of the public realms (Streetsblog)

• Ariel Palitz, the current founding director of the Office of Nightlife, is officially stepping down from her role at the end of April (Time Out

• A visit to SOS Chefs on Avenue B (Eater)

• With Mary Ellen Mark's "Streetwise" as the blueprint, a young photographer captures teens who gravitated to Tompkins Square Park (i-D Magazine

• See "Citizen Kane" on a big screen this weekend (Anthology Film Archives

• Three chances to see David Cronenberg's "Videodrome" on a big screen (Metrograph

• The artists resisting the gentrification of Chinatown (Hyperallergic

• "Raw Power" turns 50 (The Wall Street Journal)


Anonymous said...

1) Can anyone point to anything that Ariel Patitz actually DID in her tenure?

2) 50 years?!? I saw the Raw Power tour in 1973 but my brain would not let me do the math to realize that was half a century ago! Holy crap!

Pat said...

I vote for Flaco for Nightlife Mayor!

Anonymous said...

I guess you can say that For Many Of These Politicians and Celebrities