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.
Photos by Phillipe Teston
David Peel denounces the “yuppie takeover” of the Lower East Side in song.
A waiter from the Bowery Wine Club looks on with bemusement.
The protesters also stopped by the John Varvatos, the former home of CBGB
The protest made its way to Tompkins Square Park, stopping traffic along the way.
For more photos of the protest, check here.
This article from the Village Voice Archive was posted on June 17, 2008