One of our favorite coffee shops has closed. We just learned that Whynot Coffee has been closed for about a week now — as Bowery Boogie reported “movers were busy clearing out the enormous ground level space at 175 Orchard. It’s done” on November 13th.
Ost cafe’s last day in the East Village/Alphabet City will be Sunday, February 26th, 2017 according to a note that was posted on their window today.
Did all the David Barton gyms close? Unfortunately yes, the popular gym has closed all their locations in New York City.
Pearl River Mart is a three-level department store you wouldn’t expect to see on the busiest, most tourist-heavy, bustling street in the heart of Soho’s retail center.
With each new bank branch and fast franchise that opened on East 14th the last two years, the Kennedy Fried Chicken outpost felt more and more out of place in the East Village.
Even though I found The Bold Italic of the last couple years annoying, I never wanted them to shut down as the online magazine announced today in a short post:
I am not sure what happened, but sometime between mid February and early March, Bourbon Coffee + Crust closed.
Scrolling through social media this morning, I was saddened to learn that David Carr had passed away at the age of 58.
I’ve been wanting to write something about the New York Times article, “The Dutch Mourn Flight 17’s Victims in Their Own Sober Way,” ever since I read it three weeks ago. The piece discussed how and why we mourn or empathize with certain events; how humans emotions are limited by the “distance” or “connection”
I haven’t been in New York for very long, so I haven’t established deep relationships with local businesses. Still, in my short time, there’s a few businesses I’ve been lucky enough to “discover” that have long-term relationship potential
Memorial Service for Wen Hui Ruan Wen Hui Ruan, who was killed a few weeks ago in a senseless beating, will have a public memorial service
I’m sad that I won’t able to attend tonight’s public memorial to Wen Hui Ruan, the 68-year old retired garment worker and grandfather who was brutally assaulted by 20 year old Jamie Pugh
Flax, the funky art supply shop off Valencia and Market is saying goodbye. Flax is being pushed out by a nine-story, 160-unit condo building with parking lot that is set to be developed in that space
I love David Letterman. Six months in New York and I just realized that I could watch the Late Show with David Letterman live.
I was saddened to hear about the passing of one of my good friends Robert McWilliams last week.
Two years ago, I clicked through to a tumblr with the tagline “BLOGGING FOR BROWN GURLS” that my friend had recommended on Facebook. The next thing I knew I was at the beginning; having spent a couple hours scrolling backwards through hundreds of fascinating, angry, hilarious, soul-baring, gender bending posts. I checked the site a […]
Who will mourn a Rite Aid when its time comes? Who will shed a tear? This is the neighborhood Rite Aid that was open when I arrived 5 months ago. I rolled by it today and the entire facade had been stripped. Despite Rite Aid being a chain store, it’s still sad to see to […]
There’s a lot to be said for how disappointing (but not surprising) that 5pointz is finally being bulldozed. The “aerosol art center” has been on the verge of demolition for months. The street art mecca recently had all of its wall paintings covered with white paint – an effort to make the inevitable razing less […]