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EVG Etc.: European-styled police sirens for NYC; 30 years of the Voluptuous Horror of Karen Black


[Photo on 9th and 2nd this a.m. by Steven]

This East 14th Street resident is missing (Town & Village)

Local City Councilmember Carlina Rivera co-proposed a new bill calling for European-style hi-lo sirens on NYC emergency vehicles (Gothamist)

Longtime East Village activist Carmen Trotta is currently under house arrest on First Street as he awaits an out-of-state trial for breaking into a Georgia nuclear-missile submarine base and splattering human blood inside of it to mark the 50th anniversary of MLK’s assassination (The Villager)

East Village Inky has “Russian Doll” real-estate envy (Book & Film Globe)

The 10 things that NYC should do with Amazon’s $3 billion subsidy all have 1 thing in common (Curbed) … and Bloomberg’s article, Amazon’s Escape From New York, includes this Steph Davidson photo illustration of Jeff Bezos as Snake Plissken…

[Bad iPhone pic]

Checking out the reasonably priced vegetarian cruise at Divya’s Kitchen on First Avenue (CBS 2)

The old Bowery Savings Bank at 190 Bowery is headed to auction, where it could fetch upwards of $50 million (Bloomberg)

De Blasio‘s ally pans NYCHA-HUD deal (The New York Times)

Some East Village architecture history (Off the Grid)

East Villager Kembra Pfahler on 30 years of the Voluptuous Horror of Karen Black (Dangerous Minds)

Academy Records on 12th Street is selling some gems from the recently purchased personal collection of Harry Belafonte (Instagram)

Rehab of Luther Gulick Park alongside the Williamsburg Bridge is finally about to begin (The Lo-Down)

LES mainstay Russ & Daughters opens a supersized outpost in Brooklyn (Grub Street)

“Casablanca” screens at the Metrograph (Official site)

About the newish HUF-Eric Haze mural at Eastside Community High School on 12th Street (HYPEBEAST)

Can you dig it? “The Warriors” is 40 (The GuardianFlaming Pablum)

And here’s the cabaret action in March at Pangea on Second Avenue between 11th Street and 12th Street … via the EVG inbox:

Tammy Faye Starlite will tangle with Marianne Faithful’s “Broken English.” Raven O is going to dance cheek to cheek with Sinatra. Claywoman will be put under the microscope thanks to special guest John Cameron Mitchell. Jazz phenom Tammy McCann measures up to the great masters from Ellington to Wonder. And Zachary Claus stands up for the woman in us all in “Hey Girl.” Five incredible performers taking risks, flying without a net and landing, we think, almost effortlessly.

Ticket info here.

[The cabaret room at Pangea]

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