The new recently installed coffee roaster at the Orchard Street Roasting Plant in action. This is a thing of beauty, power, and wonder. It also roasts great coffee.
Only in New York… While I was at a benefit at the Ranshackle Penthouse, I noticed one of the residents of Westbeth Artists Community on Washington and Bethune Street doing some sort of solo interpretive dance for all of NYC. Pretty amazing…
Amazing Video →
this is a developer’s ad for Greenwich Village in the 1960s. Live the suburban dream from the middle of the city! “At night, (cue the drumroll) behold a world of paradoxes and contradictions!” Amazing stuff, from Gothamist.
along dekalb avenue
thirteenvine: A quirky dry cleaner, the opened-for-springtime ice cream stand outside General Greene, the killer outdoor patio at Kif, live music at Chez Oskar, a rugged old liquor sign and the absolute gems at Thistle &Clover. A few of the treats in our ‘hood, along Dekalb Ave. Absolute gems at Thistle & Clover—couldn’t agree more!
How Would You Design a Better New York City? →
villagevoice: By the City / For the City This city government site allows you to enter and map your own idea for improving the city. You even get to leave your e-mail, presumeably in case Mayor Bloomberg needs to contact you for clarification. You never know!