Saturday, February 24, 2024

EVG Etc.: Fighting to preserve and protect the Merchant's House Museum; mapping out the Lunar New Year Parade

• A look at the fight to preserve and protect the Merchant's House Museum on Fourth Street from new development next door (The New York Times ...official website... previously on EVG)

• Osakana on St. Mark's Place sues Wegmans over a "confusingly similar" fish market on Astor Place (Supermarket News

• The state has levied more than $25 million in fines against unlicensed smoke shops — but barely collected any of it (The City

• Tom and Jason Birchard talk about Veselka ... and the new documentary about the East Village staple (WNYC

• Man caught sleeping inside Immaculate Conception Church on 14th Street vandalizes statue of Jesus (The Post

• Police arrest the public urinator who allegedly slashed the throat of caretaker at Immaculate Conception Church last month (1010 WINS ... previously on EV Grieve)

• The authentic Pakistani rolls at Kolachi on First Avenue (ABC 7 ... previously on EVG)

• The 2024 Chinatown Lunar New Year Parade is Sunday (tomorrow!) (Gothamist

• A new documentary, "Ken Jacobs - From Orchard Street to The Museum of Modern Art," puts the spotlight on "one of the titans of American experimental cinema" (Anthology Film Archives

• What's up with Swedish candy? (Eater)

And tomorrow (Sunday) at St. Mark's Church-in-the-Bowery...
Info via the EVG inbox... 
Tribecart's Black Voices Concert, Sunday, Feb. 25 at 3 p.m. at St. Mark’s Church in-the-Bowery (131 E. 10th St. at Second Ave.) 

Join us for a live production of Black Voices, featuring singer/pianist and St. Mark’s Music Director Jeannine Otis, Larry Luger on guitar, Bim Strasberg on bass, Yuki Koike on sax and flute, plus baritone Dorian Lake and soprano Chelsi Clarke. The music performed will include traditional spirituals, classic rhythm and blues songs and jazz focused on the works of Duke Ellington. A suggested donation of $20 at the door is welcome, students and children are admitted for FREE.

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Things seem to have gotten worse at Immaculate Conception since the school closed. So sad.