History in the making – 6/14

Street art in Gowanus

After checking out our podcast on Canal Street, stop by Forgotten New York for their beautifully photographed walking tour of the Manhattan Bridge area [Forgotten New York]

Better hurry out to Coney Island; the pier and boardwalk may be closed as early as the end of the month. [Kinetic Carnival]

It’s more fun when they don’t close and become bank branches: ‘Sturgeon King’ Barney Greengrass turned one hundred years old this week. [City Room]

Meet the first blogger mayor of New York — Phillip Hone [Colonade Row]

It ain’t looking pretty for Chelsea old eccentrics home Hotel Breslin. [Vanishing New York]

Do you still think ancient drinking hole Chumley’s will be open this summer? Think again. [Lost New York]

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