Morning Reads: The Return of CBGB?, Green Buildings, Bar Noise, Photography Both Current and Historic

  • Music fans, don’t get too excited, it’s all still hearsay. But yes, there’s some talk of rekindling CBGB in a new location, and possibly launching a summer music festival. (Gothamist, BrooklynVegan)
  • The Henry Street Settlement building is featured in a piece about the greening of historic NYC buildings. (NYT)
  • An analysis of 311 complaints about noise points fingers at various East Village venues, but bar owners shrug it off as a few unhappy neighbors. (EVLocal)
  • A series of photographs of the interior of an historic East Village theater hiding above a soon-to-be-defunct bodega on Avenue A has gone viral. Check out the original post if you haven’t already. (EVGrieve)
  • More photos: A collection of shots by Charles W. Cushman from 1941 and 1942 show long-gone scenes of the Lower East Side. McSorley’s Ale House looks exactly the same, though. (DailyMail)

 

1 comment to Morning Reads: The Return of CBGB?, Green Buildings, Bar Noise, Photography Both Current and Historic

  • ColCow

    CBGB would be great if they keep the music loud, the beer cheap and the tourists away……I liked it better when the tourists were afraid to go to CBGB.  If it’s edgy, maybe they’ll have a chance.