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I try not to get too nostalgic for the many long-loved shops and restaurants that close seemingly every day now across New York, but I let out such a protracted "Whaaaat? Why?" upon learning of the closing of Bedford Avenue's Supercore that the person standing behind me on line for coffee this morning took a step back. Which is exactly what the problem is with everyone! Ask me what's wrong! Fucking learn something. This...
Where were you when the news broke late yesterday afternoon that the 8th Street location of Gray's Papaya was closing? Oh, you're not sure you remember? You don't know when it happened exactly? Well, do you remember hearing an escalating wail emanating from a building in DUMBO as I found out that the 8th Street Gray's Papaya was closing? Probably you do, because I was really loud—really loud. And I'm still not quite over it. The...
Amid all the talk lately of loving New York and leaving New York and street art in New York and mayoral campaigns in New York and everything in New York, there has also been a lot of talk about crime in New York. Specifically, there has been a lot of talk about how, once de Blasio gets elected (and, uh, yes, barring anything catastrophic, like de Blasio falling prey to that vicious cat in Park Slope,...