Scenes from the 'Die Yuppie Scum' Rally at the Bowery Wine Club

Scenes from the 'Die Yuppie Scum' Rally at the Bowery Wine Club

The Rev. Frank Morales rallies protesters outside of the Bowery Wine Company. John Penley organized the rally on Friday night outside of the wine bar at the Avalon Bowery condominium development. It's part of the run-up to the 20th anniversary of the Tompkins Square Park riots.

Scenes from the 'Die Yuppie Scum' Rally at the Bowery Wine Club

Photos by Phillipe Teston

Scenes from the 'Die Yuppie Scum' Rally at the Bowery Wine Club

David Peel denounces the "yuppie takeover" of the Lower East Side in song.

Scenes from the 'Die Yuppie Scum' Rally at the Bowery Wine Club

A waiter from the Bowery Wine Club looks on with bemusement.

Scenes from the 'Die Yuppie Scum' Rally at the Bowery Wine Club

The protesters also stopped by the John Varvatos, the former home of CBGB

Scenes from the 'Die Yuppie Scum' Rally at the Bowery Wine Club

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The protest made its way to Tompkins Square Park, stopping traffic along the way.

For more photos of the protest, check here.


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