Posts published in November, 2010

Amid Lost Eateries, Savoring Vandaag

James Traub visits Vandaag on Second Avenue in the East Village, an eatery that describes itself as a “bierrestaurantbakery.”

In CBGB’s Basement, A Venue Rises

The Local East Village visits Extra Place, a venue located in the basement of the former C.B.G.B.

From Icon To Unknown And Loving It

The Local East Village profiles Maria Popson, a former fashion model in Brazil who took a distinctive path to New York.

The Day | The East Village ‘Nightscape’

A roundup of blogposts related to the East Village, including an item on how the proliferation of bars in the neighborhood as turned the community into a “nightscape.”

Viewfinder | eastvillagedenizen

The photography of eastvillagedenizen, a community contributor to The Local East Village.

Local Legends | Peter F. Dailey

Historian Tim Milk recounts the life of Peter F. Dailey, a 19th century pioneer of improvisational comedy who grew up in the East Village.

Extension Cord Cited In Fire

A small fire on East 10th Street this morning was sparked by an extension cord that melted after being wrapped around a radiator in a fifth floor apartment, the authorities said. “Luckily, the tenant was home,” said John Bley, the chief of Division 1, adding that the fire could have been much worse had the […]

The Day | Nostalgia Takes A Bow

A roundup of blogposts related to the East Village, including a series of nostalgic looks at neighborhood history and an interview with the new owner of the Polonia Restaurant.

Viewfinder | Autumn Gardens

Photographer Gloria Chung visits gardens in the East Village.

On 7th St., A Martial Art And More

The Local East Village visits the Nisei Goju International Headquarters where students learn a martial art that borrows from karate and jiujitsu.

In The Park, Still Searching For Sammy

The Local reports on the latest developments in the search for Sammy, a shaved Pomeranian that has been missing since June and was last seen in the East Village.

The Day | On Tweets And Firehouses

A roundup of blogposts related to the East Village, including items about a neighborhood firehouse’s Twitter account and The Local’s search for its next community editor.

The Day | With Our Thanks

The Local expresses its gratitude to the students, photographers and East Village residents who have shared their talents with the site.

By The Numbers | A Meal For 5,000 …

The Local visits the Bowery Mission where volunteers have been hard at work preparing a meal for 5,000 people.

… Or Making Dinner For Just A Few

The Local goes shopping for Thanksgiving dinner with several East Village residents and compares shopping lists – and prices.

A Look At Some Multinational Feasts

The Local East Village visits neighborhood restaurant that celebrate post-Pilgrim immigrant cuisine.

The Day | On Murals And Mr. West

A roundup of blogposts related to the East Village, including items about a not-so-surprise concert by Kanye West and the newest mural at Bowery and Houston.

Finding The Best Vintage Clothing Buys

The Local East Village visits neighborhood vintage and consignment stores.

On 12th St., Learning To Keep It Real

The Local East Village visits the Reality TV School of New York where students to learn how to be themselves – only better.

Local Legends | The Monkey Thief

East Village historian Tim Milk takes a look at a neighborhood legend about a particularly nimble burglar.