Speaking of rapidly expanding Lower East Side caffeinated-beverage empires, Jeremy of CitySpecific was sipping a Mobychino on Rivington when a fellow patron whipped out the Economist. Hoping to settle his internal debate about whether the mag appealed to liberals or conservatives, he sidled over and struck up a conversation.
Turns out, she worked for the World Bank and thus she said the very international focus of the magazine appeals to her. I asked her how it was there since Paul Wolfowitz took over as president, and she said he's been a good listener, and hasn't quite steered the place down any rabbit holes yet.Ah, gentrification, what a tangled web you weave.
· Economics on Rivington [CitySpecific]
· Moby Gets His Anachronism On [Curbed]