intersection 04.23.10

One Liners
the skint

Yatenga, a sweet French bistro, has opened in Harlem.

— We wrote last week about an upcoming event honoring Truman Capote; here's a clip of Capote reading Breakfast at Tiffany's at the 92Y in 1963.

Current NYC writers consider earlier NYC writers courtesy of PEN, NYRB Classics, and the Morgan Library on April 29th.

— The Taoist Tai Chi Society on West 29th Street has a free open house on the last Saturday of every month, 11am-noon.

Old New York, in color.

— Faella pasta now available stateside from Gustiamo.

— Norwegian pop star Ane Brun headlines at Bowery Ballroom on May 10th.

— Aphrodisia closed its herb shop on Bleecker after many years (they're trying to find a new location); meanwhile, Adriana's Caravan can pick up the slack.

Benefit for a fellow New Yorker: The Bell House's security guard was hit by a car while on his bike—he's okay but needs some replacement teeth!

— If you lost something in a cab and have your receipt, NYCTaxiFinder can hook you up with your stuff faster than 311.

Greatest Hat of All Time.

Today on Wish You Were Here:
Ward's Island

skint - adj. british slang (1930-35)
lacking funds, broke, bust, stone-broke, impecunious

Around town this weekend, courtesy of the skint: a daily listing of free and cheap things to buy, see, do and eat in New York.

check out 30+ artists in their studios at the tribeca open artist studios tour, free [fri-mon, free]

the manhattan vintage clothing and antique textile show and sale comes to the metropolitan pavilion [fri-sat, $15 with $5 off coupon on website]

annual sikh day parade: free vegetarian food + non-alcoholic beverages for all. madison ave from 36th to 24th st. [sat 1-5pm]

experimental mexican musician juan son is joined by john 'hedwig' cameron mitchell at joe's pub. $15 [sat 9pm]

new hester street fair brings brooklyn flea-esque shopping to the l.e.s. [every sat-sun 10am-6pm thru dec]


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