1. peoplepowermovement:

    Here is some recent news coverage on the beginnings of gentrification coming to the northwest Bronx:

    Mom-and-pop stores across from the Kingsbridge Armory are getting iced out of biz (NY Daily News)

    “That type of letter is not a renewed-lease-letter; it’s a put-people-out letter,” said Christian Ramos, the vice president of the Kingsbridge Road Merchants Association.

    EXCLUSIVE: Amid Re-development of Kingsbridge Armory, Rents To Double For Some In August (Norwood News)

    “It’s frustrating. You don’t know if you’re coming or going,” said Bass, who feels as though it’s a type of legal eviction. “That’s just giving us three weeks to increase our rent, make a decision, get out, stay. This is really horrible. And these are families trying to stay.”

    BREAKING: Rent hikes near Kingsbridge Armory threaten local businesses (BX Times)

    The world’s largest ice rink complex is coming — but many local businesses likely won’t be there to see it.

    WATCH: Kingsbridge Road shops face increased rent, possible closure amid building of ice skating center (News 12 The Bronx)

    Tenants say a new landlord is starting to double their rents because the Kingsbridge Armory is reopening as a huge ice skating center in a few years, and property values are already starting to skyrocket.

    This is what we’re doing to stop it: People Power Movement Fighting Gentrification in the Bronx

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  7. One of my favorite episodes of KOTH (Strangeness on a Train) is playing on TV right now. It doesn’t get enough love honestly. 

     

  8. Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, Zur Farbenlehre (Theory of Colour), 1810

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  10. llewmejia:

    starting a zine, could take forever, in the meanwhile enjoy this skull, more to come…

    (via realfun-funeral)