Cardomat is closing, and that means two things. One, the end of Cardomat’s interminable signs; and two, the availability of primo Broadway retail space. We called, but nobody picked up. Send word if you ascertain what’s going to replace it before we do.
Almost as famous for the epic proportions of his beard as for his pedagogy, the chair of the Astronomy department and Frontiers of Science mastermind Professor David Helfand will be relocating to Canada. It was reported Monday in a local newspaper in a remarkably hand-wavey way that “Helfand is now on a long term leave […]
Farewell: Bored@Butler (at least for now) The Russian spies “Tension in your buttocks” Hours of studying for your second semester Lit Hum final, 2014! The records for $109 million of the Columbia Medical Center’s funds Notable Columbia alumni Robert Butler (Pulitzer-winning psychiatrist) and Bob Sheppard (beloved Yankees announcer) Hello: NYC Restaurant Week The first person […]
Leaving the neighborhood Fotorush is going on permanent Spring Break beginning in two weeks. The Broadway photo developer plans to close March 27, according to a sign posted on its entrance between Liberty House and The Shoe Tree (née Global Ink). Bwog confirmed the announcement with Fotorush’s manager, who says “business has not been […]
– Photo by MEQ And Famiglia is once again without a neighbor. A few days ago, Bwogger Mariela Quintana noticed that Empanada Joe’s had papered over their windows, but had left all of its furniture in place. At first, Bwog was unsure whether the store had departed or was merely remodeling. However, tech-savvy Bwoggers noticed […]
An anonymous Bwog tipster has forwarded us the following farewell email, which details the departure of Dr. Ajay Nair (right), Associate Dean of Student Affairs/Office of Multicultural Affairs. Dr. Nair will be returning to UPenn (where he was Director of the Pan-Asian American Community House) to serve as Associate Vice Provost for Student Affairs. So […]
The school year has ended and next fall many professors will be packing their bags and leaving behind their Metrocards for the greener pastures of other universities — Yale, in particular, seems to be popular among Columbia’s professorial population. (Another way professors are just like us!) Bwog’s rounded up some arrivals and departures of your […]