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My own private East Village Part 2

daddy ·
It's time for Part 2.If you need to catch up, Here is Part 1 .
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seven ·
Shorty , the Bowery Cherub, New Years Eve at Sammy's Bar" 1943 Recommended:Weegee. At the International Center of Photography
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Chi Chi ·
Totally divoon Bowery cherub (and if anyone reading this doesn't know about SAMMYS on the Bowery (1930s to 1970s!), here is a link http://youtu.be/CUVdLwX207U ... and thanks for the heads up on the show, Seven!
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hatches ·
Ah... the many Shortys I have known! <sigh>
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seven ·
Isn' that you in the long raincoat and white ascot Hatches?
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hatches ·
Always an ascot, my dear!
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Chi Chi ·
Fascinating EV piece in the EV GRIEVE today http://evgrieve.com/2012/02/52...irst-mention-of.html
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Chi Chi ·
Represent! World's most wanted hacker living in the Riis Houses on Avenue D http://evgrieve.com/2012/03/re...ed-hacker-lived.html
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Chi Chi ·
SO happy about this...yes, it's 20 years late and doesn't cover enough of the East Village, but has happened in the nick of time... http://evgrieve.com/2012/10/ci...illage-historic.html
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Darla Diamond ·
Originally Posted by Chi Chi: Represent! World's most wanted hacker living in the Riis Houses on Avenue D http://evgrieve.com/2012/03/re...ed-hacker-lived.html Vast amounts of money, time and effort are wasted combating these criminals. The costs are enormous and result in lost productivity and employment. It takes up a significant amount of my time that would be better spent serving my customers.
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seven ·
The authorities need to squeeze my block in to the historic district. The gas station on the corner, right next to my building, was just sold for 8 million to developers who know the parcel has been pre-approved for 43,000 square feet of residential development -which must mean, like, a 12 storey building. Within the week the building I live in had its appraised value jump by 2 million dollars ! Right next to me is the Petite Versailles garden and two buildings down from that the building...
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seven ·
"customized" in this neighborhood is very idiosyncratic
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seven ·
This zone encourages a very wide range of ways Community may be lived, both completely practical AND sensual.
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Chi Chi ·
This is SO not correct - Steve Cannon is an EV gem and so is A Gathering of the Tribes. NOT EVERYTHING in the EV has to ALWAYS be about $ or we will have no EV left. And who kicks out a blind man who has been paying his rent AND providing a refuge for impoverished poets in the EV? Sheesh, I'm disgusted. http://www.nytimes.com/2011/03...region/07tribes.html
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Lily of the Valley ·
that is just disgusting. so upsetting to hear about. I hope he finds a buyer who will let him stay. On this same topic, the rent laws which protect tenants from being evicted in situations like this expire on June 15th. It's critical that they are renewed and strengthened to prevent more tenenats from this kind of situation.
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seven ·
Well, Canon has survived a few of these situations at Tribes. The situation it is in now leaves a lot of interpretive options legally because the landlady did accept his recent rent payments, it could be interpreted as a 'constructive' contract ( in legal jargon - essentially standing as a contract in every sense except for not actually existing in writing ). But I'm not a real estate court judge so who knows. I doubt anyone or group is going to come up with nearly 3 million during this time...
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Chi Chi ·
Originally Posted by Lily of the Valley: that is just disgusting. so upsetting to hear about. I hope he finds a buyer who will let him stay. On this same topic, the rent laws which protect tenants from being evicted in situations like this expire on June 15th. It's critical that they are renewed and strengthened to prevent more tenenats from this kind of situation. Lil, if you have info going forward on any rent law actions or demos either online or RW please post them in this forum. Thanks.
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seven ·
Here's a letter from Mr. Canon sent to his email blast list with a current update: A Gathering of the Tribes Say folks, Here's the situation, read it and weep: http://www.nytimes.com/2011/03/07/nyregion/07tribes.html Because of the situation I find myself in, and I'm certainly not going to get my eyesight back anytime soon, I need your help. Since selling this building to Lorraine Zhang, I have found that she has no idea how to manage this property here in NYC. She seems to have found...
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MaKi+ ·
Hi, 7 . Wow, the article wrote about almost every Japanese food bussiness in that area http://search.japantimes.co.jp...in/nn20110114f2.html . Next article would be all about Ramen noodle bars? I can't stand with any more JP something especially in EV. I know why JP business owners prefer EV but, hope they find a neighborhood called upper east side and move there....
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MaKi+ ·
Seven, is that a car parked in East Village or Siberia?
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seven ·
2nd Street near 2nd Avenue. Photos of it have now turned up on the Gothamist website and last night there were three different teevee news vans there to get it on video.
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MaKi+ ·
I went to WILD PROJECT twice this week and both shows, Crazy and Amaaaazzzzzing!!! (I'm sorry about my poor writing that isn't good enough to express how great they were.. I hope someone post about those shows..) That's what should be happening in EV... but, I know how rare such experience is these days Especially Rob Roth's & Amber Domination's NIGHTVISION, I got a feeling that it is gonna be more than I expected when I was heading to the venue in the ice rain, and yes, that was...
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Chi Chi ·
Just passed so many "ice cars" on our walk around EV / St. Marks Church. On the 10th street side of the church towards 3rd avenue it seemed like alot of BIG tree branches came down, or several trees. Hope no-one was underneath..EV is still incredibly pretty though as long as you don't look down!
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seven ·
The pirahna were just waiting for Part 2.
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daddy ·
This is a real East Village story. Yesterday my wife sent me out to get... No, not milk. Not bread or eggs. She said, "Go to Enchantments and get me some High John The Conqueror root". I went but they were closed. But being the East Village there was ANOTHER herb/magic store a few doors down. I went in and asked the girl for the root. She said that they were out and then I asked what it was for. She said, "Your wife obviously needs it for a spell". "A spell?" I asked, "What kind of spell?"...
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seven ·
Was that at Flowerpower? Those girls are witches. You're lucky you got out of there with your own balls intact. From Wikipedia: The plant is known in some areas as bindweed or jalap root. It has a pleasant, earthy odour, but it is a strong laxative if taken internally. It is not used for this purpose in folk magic; it is instead used as one of the parts of a mojo bag. It is typically used in sexual spells of various sorts and it is also considered lucky for gambling. -So Daddy, Empress is...
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daddy ·
(Yeah, it was for Stevie but it makes for a good story)
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seven ·
Poetry reading at ABC NO RIO 1989 Early February. 12 degrees outside A bulldozer working next door ‘accidentally’ knocks half the East wall off. There is no heat to begin with.. Among the five people there I remember the monumental J.D. Rage and Eduardo Arrocha the last tattooed man at the Coney Island Freak Show before it closed. Snow was falling in the room. I remember J.D. read this poem where she said something bad about God and right then there was a big roll of thunder outside that...
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bobby ·
Those were the days we would do anything for poetry.
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seven ·
That was it Bobby. And there were these other few extremeists around that would inspire and encourage you too. Plus hardly any touristas or people just looking for lighthearted entertainment would ever venture in to the zona because it had been abandoned by the cops, was overwhelmed with junky/dealer feeding frenzies in the middle of the street, and there was just this general harshness the beauty of which you kinda had to earn the right to revel in and savour. And the poetry was so whack,...
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seven ·
Look ! According to this transit map of the city Loisaida occupies the most anatomically sensitive spot on the whole municipal member ! That must be why I feel so orgasmically fulfilled here.
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seven ·
New York City Administrative Code Section 435 Title 17 Health Guidelines for Trauma Scene Management These guidelines for Trauma Scene Management can assist property owners and the public in cleaning up trauma scenes contaminated with human blood and other bodily fluids. Trauma scenes result when people are seriously injured or die, often, but not always, during sudden, violent incidents or accidents. Following a traumatic incident, property owners need to clean and restore their property...
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seven ·
The surface of this screen you are staring at is the same surface as Avenue C.
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daddy ·
seven... I love your blog.
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seven ·
It's kind of become like that hasn't it. But I kind of like to think of it as the Lower East Side blogging itself through me. One needs to think in terms of how much mayhem and jubilance has been endured. How vividly beautiful are the colors of rat entrails or sharp morning sunlight on the nearly naked bodies of a garden parade. What kind of sublime insanitywisdom flows off the tongue of a delirious neighbor as he collapses in a reverie imposed by HIV cocktails, insulin injections, 65 years...
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daddy ·
I *heart* you seven.
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seven ·
In Loisaida there is a path that may be found by the voice upon which spoken words earn a kind of everlasting permanence for the speaker whose immortality becomes part of the continuity of la Raza. Maybe this is not for you to understand in a human way.
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Darla Diamond ·
Isn't "la Raza" racist by definition?
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seven ·
No. Just the opposite.
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Darla Diamond ·
So they would welcome me regardless of the fact I'm pearly white? Tell me you REALLY believe that.
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Darla Diamond ·
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seven ·
The following indicate a delusion: 1. The person expresses an idea or belief with unusual persistence or force. 2. That idea appears to exert an undue influence on his or her life, and the way of life is often altered to an inexplicable extent. 3. The individual tends to be humorless and oversensitive, especially about the belief. 4. An attempt to contradict the belief is likely to arouse an inappropriately strong emotional reaction, often with irritability and hostility. 5. The person is...
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bobby ·
You got that right. Now if we could just rid ourselves of her.
 
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