El Centro

  • Blogs

    November 20, 2009

    Open & Closed: Say Hello to By the Ounce; Goodbye to Zoe

    Bouley Bakery now has a wine bar. By the Ounce serves wines, well, by the ounce, as well as snacks by Chef Shea Gallante, like charcuterie, cheese, and caviar, also sold by the ounce. [NY Times] A new taqueria on Avenue A has a Mexican wrestler theme. La Lucha serves Mexico City-style tacos, which ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 3, 2009

    663,000 Jobs Lost in March; Unemployment at 8.5%

    The recent, mild exuberance of the market, like the late hyper-exurberance of the market, may cause some of us, particularly if we have jobs, to forget that the interests of stock-jobbers are not necessarily those of ordinary Americans, and that the economy as experienced by them is still horrible. ... More >>

  • People

    August 9, 2005

    Losing My Religion

    Church-going and club-hopping in Cartagena, Colombia