Recap: A Post-Sandy Parade on Avenue C

Posted on: November 5th, 2012 at 10:18 am by

In an effort to lift the spirits of a neighborhood now in need, locals organized an impromptu parade for Avenue C this past Saturday. Turnout was fairly thin, but nevertheless elicited some smiles and dances from affected onlookers.

After gathering near the corner of East Houston and Avenue C, the collection of musicians and friends – Reverent Billy, a unicycle, and drum majors, to name a few – marched northward to a syncopated rhythm. Shopkeepers smiled and danced with the “second line,” residents snapped pictures, and Con Edison workers even took a break to scope the scene. Parade participants also distributed non-perishables like candy bars and canned goods. What do you think, too soon for such actions?

And here’s the requisite gallery of additional shots:

Recent Stories

fred-nyc-orchard-1
New Salon-Cafe Called ‘FRED.’ is Opening at 192 Orchard Street

A fifth hair salon is currently gearing up to open on Orchard Street between East Houston and Delancey Streets. Indeed, the former Naked Eye Optical headquarters at number 192 underwent a transformation during the last couple months, and ultimately resulted in an upscale hair joint called “FRED.” FRED. NYC is the eponymous brainchild of stylist Fred Connors, […]

rickys-md-spring-street
Rumored Kardashian Complex at 63 Spring Street is Cited for LPC Violations

With a new ground floor business in Ricky’s NYC, 63 Spring Street is now paying for it. The building resides in the SoHo Cast Iron Historic District, and the landlord apparently implemented several upgrades to the facade without the necessary permission from the Landmarks Preservation Commission. Owner Silvershore Properties – which acquired the property for […]

creffle-cafe-stanton
‘Creffles’ Challenge Cronuts in New Stanton Street Cafe

When owner (and Elmhurs resident) Al Tak first told us about his new cafe at 115 Stanton Street last month, it carried the moniker “Green and Brown,” named for the coffee bean havest-to-roast process. However, it’s since been renamed after its signature confectionary. The Creffle Cafe doles the standard fare alongside the namesake dessert concoction […]

crumpler-closing-spring
The Crumpler Store on Spring Street in Little Italy is Kaput

Crumpler is pulling the plug on its minuscule retail outpost in Little Italy. The Melbourne-born company has maintained a presence at 45 Spring Street for a decade, but a recent visit revealed a leasing sign in the front window. Javis Realty from Long Island is brokering the property, but there isn’t any hard data just […]

germania bank lights on
Historic Germania Bank Building on the Bowery Sells, Condos Coming Soon

It finally happened. After years of rumors and suitors, photographer Jay Maisel finally unloaded his prized possession. The treasured Germania Bank Building at 190 Bowery. The New York Times has the scoop today in a broader piece about the buyer, Aby Rosen’s RFR Realty, which had been marketing the 37,000 square-foot property last month. RFR […]