Property records show that following the demolition of McDonald’s on 600 West 125th street, a new 34-story residential tower will be constructed to house graduate students, with a new McDonald’s opening up on the ground floor.
An effusion of fancy . . .
As Rahm Emanuel and the Chicago teachers union continue their negotiations over pizza the public school system, one complaint that hasn’t been addressed is the lack of air conditioning in many classrooms. Wait, we’re allowed to protest about that? (HuffPost) Meanwhile, New York reasserts its dominance as the world’s best (and most confused) city, as […]
Jeremy Lin, the Harvard grad who came off the bench to become the surprising new star of the Knicks, is inspired by Tim Tebow. (Gothamist) The guy with all the frattitude in your lecture may be hiding some deep seated insecurities. (HuffPo) The Best in Show at the Westminster Dog Show (this Monday in Madison […]
The pre-school free food continues! Currently in the lobby of Broadway residence hall there are two large tubs of ice cream along with a couple of smaller Ben & Jerry mini-tubs. Have at it! Update: Apparently there are events in Ruggles and Schapiro as well—three cheers! Happiness via Wikimedia Commons
It’s Saturday morning (okay fine, afternoon—Bwog had a rough night). Enjoy the cartoons, friends. You can move onto reading actual words after you’ve had some coffee. Baby steps. Cartoons by Jody Zellman
Tavi was cute. A 5 year old fashion-blogger is just creepy. (Racked) The city is training the next generation of arborists (tree climbers!) (NYT) An un-known name in the art world, Shaquille O’Neal curates a new show at the FLAG Art Foundation, opening Friday. (NY Mag) Prestigious pooches parade! (NY Post) You can be great […]
Image courtesy of NYTimes.com So much for animals not being allowed in the dorms. A New York Times article today reveals how two Manhattan exterminators have begun using trained dogs to sniff out bedbugs, and they tell the Times they’ve visited “a big, big university on the West Side.” The dogs, named Pasha and Ruby, […]
A very special Bwog report on the Westminster Dog show from canine correspondent Emily Cheesman. Dogs just make everybody so happy. I’ve gone to the Westminster Dog Show, the Mecca of canine pageantry, for two years in a row and I can say that the world of purebred dogs and the people who love them […]
The textbook bartering-cum-selling website, DogEars, seems to have disappeared at some point within the past week. Although there are probably few/no students trying to get rid of books at this point, Bwog is nervous. Meanwhile, check out the other DogEars for all of your Canadian topography needs.
Overheard near Hamilton: A young girl, and a grown man with a dog. Man with dog: Hey, how are you? Girl: I’m good, how are you? Man: Fine. Girl: What’s your dog’s name? Man: Chloe. Girl: Hey, Chloe! [girl pets dog] Man: Say hi, Chloe. [dog is quiet] Come on Chloe! Say hi! [Dog does […]