The Afternoon Wrap: Friday


  • Horrifyingly, the basement lounge at the Chelsea Hotel (where Leonard Cohen remembers you well) has been transformed into “an offbeat retreat.” Designer Richardson Sadeki even had the gall to drop in some dead-Sex Pistols references. [Interior Design]
  • After taking seven bad hits of L.S.D., Robert Scarano reimagines Stuy Town as a post-apocalyptic, post-Blade Runner wasteland [above]. [NY Post, via Curbed]
  • Manhattan Prez Scott Stringer organized a city-wide preservation love-train. “It was great to have Uptown talking with Downtown,” he said, “East Side talking with West Side and all of them talking with me.” People all over the world, join hands. [Villager]
  • Now that the Jitney has come to Brooklyn, The Great Jitney War of ’07 is heating up! In a nutshell: West Side psychoanalysts are furious. [Sun]

    Max Abelson

  • The Afternoon Wrap: Friday