Katz’s Is Expanding to Brooklyn; Exhibit of Jacob Riis’ Tenement-Life Photos Opening at MCNY

Posted On Wed, October 14, 2015 By

Posted On Wed, October 14, 2015 By In Daily Link Fix

  • After selling its air rights last summer, Katz’s is opening an outpost in Downtown Brooklyn’s Dekalb Market. Co-owner of the pastrami empire Jake Dell said it will be easier to get to than the LES location. [Gothamist]
  • An artist is building driftwood chairs and placing them on Staten Island beaches to commemorate the 24 people who lost their lives in Hurricane Sandy. [DNAinfo]
  • If you can eat a 30-pound burrito at Park Slope Mexican spot Don Chingon, you can own 10 percent of the restaurant. [Daily Meal]
  • For the first time in almost 50 years, a retrospective of Jacob Riis’ photographs is opening at the Museum of the City of New York. [Curbed]
  • Check out this 1963 article revealing modelmaker Raymond Lester’s panorama for the World’s Fair. [NYDN]
  • Lena Dunham is developing a new show for HBO about the 1960s magazine world. [Variety]


Images: Katz’s on the LES (L); “Five Cents a Spot,” by Jacob A. Riis, circa 1890, via MCNY (R)



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