There's a new variation on yuppie and yunnie out there: "Yuggies"--those fresh grads emerging with shock and awe into the recession. "Give us something to do," they say, to help pay off those "staggering loans"--like dog walking, typing, or moving furniture. They also do windows.
People are freaking out--wanting to send the yunnies to the guillotine. This Times article recommends doing yoga or going to the spa instead. [NYT]
Enjoy a pickle on the Lower East Side. [NYT]
Lionel Ziprin, "Mystic of the LES," dies. You can get his Goodie here. [NYT]
April 9-12 at Anthology Film Archives: see The Hotel Chelsea on Film.
Grieve visits the end of Extra Place. [EVG]
Buyers forfeiting deposits turn to suing condo developers. [NYT]
Revisiting Fulton Fish Market--back when there were fish. And a market. [SNY]
Visiting the last outpost of Jahn's ice-cream parlors. [NYT]
Against all expectations, the Alaska Food Market bodega rises again on the corner of 17th and 9th: