Folks, as we've found out over the past couple years, you can do a lot of things to the Bowery. You can level it's flophouses, build luxury hotels and art galleries, convert its cultural institutions into boutiques, open trendy restaurants and luxury condos on top of one another and turn its alleys into privatized shopping malls. But the one thing you cannot do, Cemusa, is call the Bowery a street. Spain, you're officially on the shit list.
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