Posts published in December, 2011

Big Gay Ice Cream Shop’s Owners Take a Break, But Not From Each Other

The store is on winter break until next year, but the Doug Quint and Bryan Petroff remain romantic partners.

The Day | Housing Officer Faces Charges After Accident Lands Partner in Coma

A roundup of this morning’s news.

For Your Happy Holidays, an East Village Yule Log

The Bowery Hotel’s roaring fire, brought to you online.

Take a Big Gulp: 7-Eleven Has Opened on the Bowery

But does it sell Mars Bars?

Man Sought in Attempted iPhone Swipe

A man punched a woman in her face and chest while attempting to rob her iPhone.

Robataya NY, a “Secret Weapon”

The East Ninth Street restaurant makes Timeout’s list of the year’s best restaurants.

Crime Generally Down in East Village This Year, Petit Larceny and Car Theft Up

Comparing this year’s East Village crime statistics to last year’s, and to citywide numbers.

The Day | Mistrial in Avenue C Strangulation Death

A roundup of this morning’s news, including a night of dirty songs, a new skate park, a chat with Grey Era’s owner, and a new Italian spot.

Street Scenes | The Mitzvah Tank

Spotted on Second Avenue today.

And Now, Just For Fun: An East Village Scavenger Hunt

Go on a “Secrets of the East Village” scavenger hunt from the comfort of your home.

Stocking Stuffer Alert: The Mars Bar Drunken Santa T-Shirt

As Mars Bar disappears, an artist who lived across the street from the dive and was regularly featured on its walls is honoring its memory by selling t-shirts.

A Radical’s Legacy: Emma Goldman Lives On at Occupy Wall Street, and on the Rental Market

Emma Goldman’s radical theories have gained renewed notoriety among Occupy Wall Street protesters, one of whom has even taken to impersonating her. Watch The Local’s video.

D.A.’s Office Launches Youth Basketball League Funded by Drug-Bust Money

A couple of weeks after the launch of a training camp aimed at keeping Campos Plaza youth out of trouble, the D.E.A., the police department, and the Manhattan District Attorney team up on a similar program at Henry Street Settlement.

The Day | Lafayette Street Is Latte Row

A roundup of this morning’s news, including more on Pvt. Danny Chen, Festivus at Big Gay Ice Cream Shop, praise for Prima and the Wren, an opening date for Japadog, a fundraiser for the Bea Arthur Residence, and more.

The East-of-Broadway Holiday Gift Guide | For Kids

Now that you’ve crossed the guys, the girls, and the geeks off your holiday shopping list, here’s what to get the wee ones. Above: 1. Fly vs. Frog mittens, $28 – JellyFish New York (244 East 13th Street) 2. Boite à Outils children’s tool box, $32.99– Dinosaur Hill (306 East Ninth Street) 3. Franklin fat […]

Keith Masco Will Try Again at C.B. 3

The restaurateur’s return is the most notable item on the just-released Community Board 3 agenda.

Video: Partner in Alphabet City Wine Co. Gets Into the Beer Business

David Hitchner, co-owner of In Vino and Alphabet City Wine Co., plans to open Alphabet City Beer Co. in February.

No Fur Allowed at Revision Lounge

The owner of the swank bar denies entry to any patrons wearing animal pelts.

Posing a Question: Can Yoga Be Owned?

Watch The Local’s video about the lawsuit that Bikram Yoga brought against Yoga to the People, and tell us what you think.

Gathering of the Tribes to Be Disbanded?

The landlord says she’s had enough, and that the events at Gathering of the Tribes must end immediately.