The Good Old Bad Old Days

Lots of chatter lately about the economic crisis bringing a return of an older, grittier era. Crime on the rise, city services down, that sort of thing. A couple Sundays ago I saw three shell games going on in a three-block stretch on Broadway … in SoHo! So...

Cutting Corners

Now that WaMu’s been seized by the government (before being sold off to JP Morgan) is it too much to ask that we get all our corner 99 cent stores and bodegas back?Photo from an old 1000 Bars post, lamenting the Brooklyn Bank Virus.