Whole Foods Is Ripping Us Off; The Strange Collections Jay Maisel Left Behind at 190 Bowery

Posted On Wed, June 24, 2015 By

Posted On Wed, June 24, 2015 By In Daily Link Fix

  • Keith Haring’s six-story Statue of Liberty mural is going up for auction. [NYP]
  • Turns out there is some validity to the “Whole Paycheck” nickname for Whole Foods. The grocery store has been overcharging for pre-packaged foods. [Gothamist]
  • Past and present: Manhattan Beach’s “Apartcot” bungalow colony. [Brownstoner]
  • According to an interview with real estate investor Aby Rosen, when Jay Maisel moved out of 190 Bowery, he left behind a 26-year collection of Playboy and Hustler magazines, as well as a collection of 5,000 screwdrivers, all lined up. [New Yorker]
  • The creator of the pink plastic lawn flamingo has passed away at age 79. [Guardian]

Images: Whole Foods (L); 190 Bowery (R)

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