For most people, drunkenly stumbling into a bodega at 2 a.m. for a hot sandwich is mostly, if not entirely, about acquiring and eating said sandwich. But for artists like Lia Ryerson, that act can quickly evolve into an art project. In this case, a series of sketches based on the “Bodega Cats of Bushwick.”
First the sad news about St. Mark’s Bookshop, and now this. Spoonbill & Sugartown’s three-legged cat, Rainer, a perpetual fixture in the nooks and crannies of Williamsburg’s favorite little bookstore, has gone to the eternal remainder bin.