The British Are Coming! And They Expect to be Disappointed!
From: info@ campaignforlittlebritain.com
Sent: Wednesday, July 18, 2007 8:26:25 PM
Subject: Tally-ho! Intel, You know we love you. You'd definitely have a point if all the business on the block hadn't signed individual letters of support, if we hadn't collected over 1,000 signatures in person in the stores, if we hadn't received over 90 letters of thanks from community groups we've supported over the last year, if a fine, upstanding pillar of the community hadn't spoken in support at the Community Board 2 meeting. But they all did.
Sent: Wednesday, July 18, 2007 12:41:38 PM
To: intel Dear Intel Let's address the real issue, regardless of any rational arguments and examples of precedent we might make you can't get over your central objection — "it's a marketing gimmick." This is a specious.
From: firstname.lastname@example.orgSigh. If only we could bring ourselves to vote for them. Earlier: Daily Intel's self-indulgent coverage of Little Britain.
Sent: Tuesday, July 17, 2007 2:41:42 PM
To: intel Terrific idea! We'll vote for you if you vote for us. We've put the kettle on… Sean
Sent: Tuesday, July 17, 2007 1:11:08 PM
Subject: Angry? Me? Dearest Intel Not remotely angry. Bemused, perhaps.
Sent: Monday, July 16, 2007 2:20:24 PM
To: intel Hi Got to take issue with your article, it is in the tradition of already recognised neighborhoods, check out Little Brazil, Koreatown, or Little India — they were started by businesses, too.
Bedford-Stuyvesant: In addition to Belgian waffles and couches for weary churchgoers, Common Grounds café will now offer homemade ice cream! [Brooklyn Record] Brooklyn Heights: Moxie Spot, planned for 81 Atlantic Avenue, wants a liquor license, says they’ll be family-friendly. [Brooklyn Heights Blog] Carroll Gardens: The new farmers' market won’t launch until July 8. Meanwhile, they’ve hit the ground running in Union Square. [Brooklyn Record] Clinton Hill: Cadmen Congregational Church will host a Good Friday fish fry fund-raiser — plates will go for a miraculous $7. [Clinton Hill Blog] Lower East Side: Unless you’re willing to run it (seriously), the late-night kimchee cart may become a thing of the past. [Gridskipper] Midwood: DiFara reopens today. Dom DeMarco: 1; rat excreta: 0. [Slice] Soho: Balthazar challenger FR.OG, set to open on Spring Street Friday the 13th, brings mild ethnic slur to the fight. [Gawker] West Village: Department of Health nabs Kobma Thai; neighborhood resident unfazed. [Eater] The battle to rename part of Greenwich Avenue “Little Britain” rests with a man named Rupert. [Englishman in New York]