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Posted on: January 6th, 2009 at 2:29 pm by

Apparently that whole EV/LES rezoning wasn’t good enough for the LES BID (Business Improvement District). After all is said and done, they now want to revise building height requirements [Save the Lower East Side]

EV Grieve exposes a piece on the all-but-shuttered Holiday, written by former East Village resident Mike Hudson. “Beat writers like Jack Kerouac, William Burroughs, Gregory Corso and Herbert Huncke spent considerable time with the bookies, dope dealers, working girls and alcoholics for whom the Holiday was a second home.” [EVG]

Weighing in on Shang, that uppity new restaurant in the Thompson LES. Reactions seem to be a mixed bag [Eater]

A look at the 11th Street Public Baths, between Avenues A and B. It was erected in 1906 to help alleviate the hardships of tenement life [GVDP]

More matchbooks from the Lost City, the East Village in particular [Lost City]

Bleecker Street denizens, brace yourself. Yet another Marc Jacobs will likely grace your street by the end of 2009. Happy new year, indeed [Racked]

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