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Posted on: February 26th, 2009 at 3:04 pm by

Caption on a photo taken of the Bowery in 1947: “The high cost of living has hit the Bowery like every other place and it’s tough on the residents.” [EV Grieve]

Mainstream press now jumping on the bandwagon of hating Wall Street greed and the current Yunnipocalypse. Suddenly it seems cool, but as Jeremiah points out, “where were they for the past 10 years, under a cone of silence? I don’t remember hearing these sentiments. At least not until right after the initial crash” [Vanishing NY]

John Varvatos is still capitalizing on the tablescraps of CBGB. Apparently, the fashion icon will open additional concept stores that “emulate the look of their 315 Bowery space.” Vomit-inducing [Colonnade Row]

Sheldon Silver is endorsing a “cheap” toll on all the East River bridges [Gothamist]

Still there – House of Oldies record store on Carmine [Greenwich Village Daily Photo]



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