Empty Village Voice box on Canal and Essex. Via the Village Voice
Here’s what the Untapped Staff is reading in the HQ today:
Farewell, Thee Gentle Friend: A Tribute to the Red Box [Village Voice]: A photo tribute to the red boxes that shared free copies of the Village Voice to New Yorkers.
‘Please Offer Me a Seat,’ the Buttons Say. Subway Riders Aren’t Listening [New York Times]: The program was supposed to run through Labor Day, but transit officials recently decided to extend it indefinitely to evaluate whether the program is effective. Button-wearers, or at least many of them, have an answer for them: It’s not.
Here’s Your Chance to Paint a Massive Mural on the Lower East Side [DNAinfo]: Delancey Street Associates this week put out a call for artists interested in painting a massive mural showcasing neighborhood character on the facade of Essex Crossing’s Site 5 at 145 Clinton St.
‘Beast’ of a Wurlitzer Will Be Taken For a Whirl Before Brooklyn Paramount Restoration [Bedford + Bowery]: We’re noted organ enthusiasts here at Bedford + Bowery, so we’d be remiss not to tell you about the final performance on the mighty Wurlitzer at the former Brooklyn Paramount theater before the space is restored to its former glory.
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