Remembering Anthony Bourdain’s NYC; Verrazzano or Verrazano?

Posted On Fri, June 8, 2018 By

Posted On Fri, June 8, 2018 By In Daily Link Fix

Anthony Bourdain getting an ice cream cone from his friends at the Big Gay Ice Cream Truck in 2011, via mkeneally/Flickr (L); Verrazano Bridge via Wiki Commons (R)

  • In remembrance of “one of NYC’s most rollicking food celebrities,” this list rounds up some of Anthony Bourdain’s favorite spots and thoughts on his home city. [Eater NY]
  • In 1983, a group of Park Slope neighbors created an unusual communal yard. It still remains as “a special slice of nature.” [CityLab]
  • A permanent Nutella cafe will open near Union Square. [amNY]
  • It was christened the Verrazano (with one Z) Bridge in 1960, but it honors the 16th-century explorer Giovanni da Verrazzano, with two Zs. The State Senate will likely change the spelling. [NYT]
  • The Seattle-based Museum of Pop Culture is eyeing a second home in Midtown. [WSJ]
  • Longtime Lower East Side residents are voicing their gentrification concerns over the Essex Street Market’s forthcoming home in a new report. [The Lo-Down]



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