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Posted on: February 4th, 2009 at 2:09 pm by

According to anecdotal evidence from Mr. Grieve, people are flocking from the East Village in hordes. What do these people miss/not miss about the area? [EV Grieve]

If you walk around the downtown area enough, you’ll encounter those pesky hawkers asking you if “you like hip hop,” and “buy my CD.” The East Village Idiot encountered some static at Pizza Shop on Avenue A [East Village Idiot]

Etymology of Gotham as it refers to Manhattan. Washington Irving coined it in 1807, long before Batman [Ephemeral NY]

Shang isn’t impressing anyone [Bloomberg via Grub St]

Johnny Rotten in butter advertisements now. What’s punk again? [Hunter-Gatherer]

I hate the pretentious nature of boutique clothing shops. Loris Diran, opening on the upper Bowery Friday, re-christens the area “Bowery District.” [Racked]

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