The Day | Nostalgia Takes A Bow

EV juicy lucy2Gloria Chung

Good morning, East Village.

As we return from the long holiday weekend, the local blogosphere is filled with nostalgic takes on the neighborhood.

Emphemeral New York takes a closer look at the carvings on the facade of the old Italian Labor Center (now home to Beauty Bar) at 14th Street near Third Avenue.

Jeremiah’s Vanishing New York examines the history of the old Moskowitz and Lupowitz restaurant on Second Avenue and Second Street.

And Gothamist has a post about the Nostalgia Shoppers’ Special Train on the Sixth Avenue Line, which started this weekend and will continue each Sunday through Dec. 26

In other neighborhood news, EV Grieve has an interview with the new owner of the Polonia restaurant on First Avenue near East Seventh Street.

Bowery Boogie has an update on the new mural at Bowery and East Houston.

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And we at The Local are continuing to review applications for our next community editor. If you live in our coverage area – 14th Street to Houston, Broadway to the East River – have editing experience, are familiar with WordPress and are interested in the paid position please e-mail us.