Who knew about the Irish Center in LIC?
Katrina survivors right here in Astoria. I wish we could do something for them directly. It says they need winter clothes! Read NYT Article
Local Green, Robyn Sklar, qualifies for matching funds. Read Green News Release. That's hot. I just wish her community garden plot didn't look like crap. (PS. I'd probably vote for her anyway.)
They're going to fix the Steinway bridge. In 2007. Read Article.
Garden of George is actually not closing. It's reopening as a restaurant. I was talking with some of the construction guys last night and they put up a really fun installation on the awning. I just hope it's weatherproof. I'll post a pic tonight.
Anyone who thinks they're putting a Whole Foods in where Tupelo was is on crack. I have no idea who circulated this rumor, but it makes me laugh. I heard it's going to be a Cow-Town.
There's a new thrift store on 34th Av. I haven't been there yet, but it looks cool. There's also like ten new Euro-cafes on 30th and a couple new yogalaties places up by Ditmars.
Why is the Euro-mart carrying produce outside the store? It's going to get rained on by the subway dirt and that's just groaty-mcfroaty.
Viva El Mar appears to have closed. That was a record. I wanted to make a joke about how the letters on its sign are continually getting smaller, but I kinda feel bad for them.
The defunct Big Apple Discount and the discount place on 35th & Broadway appear to both be under renovations.
PS. I actually like Janeane Garofalo on the West Wing. Too bad Al Frankin won't be their next president.