Posts published in February, 2012

N.Y.U. President John Sexton: ‘We Need More Space’

The president of N.Y.U. addressed students about the university’s controversial 2031 plan tonight.


C.B. 3 Agenda: Superdive Space Back on the Scene, and More

A roundup of highlights from next month’s Community Board 3 agenda.


7-Eleven Not a Sure Thing for 14th Street?

The owner of a building that some have said will become a 7-Eleven says that nothing is set yet.


(A Few) Protesters Picket Town Hall With N.Y.U. President

Representatives from the N.Y.U. Grad Student Organizing Committee distributed flyers outside of a town hall with President John Sexton.


East Village Gets Two New Bright, Shiny Objects

A couple of apartment buildings are showing off their gleaming new additions today.


What’s the East Village’s Best Kept Secret, For Real?

It sure as heck isn’t Angel’s Share or Decibel anymore. So what is it?


Suggestions for Bike-Share Locations Just Keep Rolling In

At a planning workshop on Monday night, the Department of Transportation asked residents the East Village and Lower East Side to help it pare down a glut of suggestions about where it should place bicycles when it debuts its bike-share program this summer – but by the end of the session, its map had only grown denser with recommendations.


The Day | Occupy Returns to Union Square

A roundup of this morning’s news.


Burglary Victim, and Satisfied Customer of the NYPD

Earlier today, The Local published its weekly police blotter. Now thee victim tells her story.


With New Exhibit, John ‘Crash’ Matos Nods to Past as Subway Artist

At TT Underground, the artist known as Crash nods to his past as a subway muralist in the Bronx during the 1970s.


Crime Report: A Baseball-Bat Brawl, a Stoning, and Much More (With Map)

A roundup of last week’s crime in the East Village.


The Day | Remembering Little Germany

A roundup of this morning’s news.


Garbage Blaze at Lillian Wald Houses

A fire in a high-rise building brought engines and ambulances to the Lillian Wald Houses last night.


Local Leaders to Borough President: Hear Us Out About N.Y.U. Plan

One of the most vocal opponents of New York University’s proposed expansion near Washington Square Park wants Borough President Scott M. Stringer to hold a public hearing before making an advisory decision about the controversial plan next month.


Tune In, Turn On, Drop Out (Or At Least Tune In): EVO Livestreamed!

We’re hosting a panel discussion and groovy little happening to celebrate the opening of “Blowing Minds: The East Village Other, the Rise of Underground Comix and the Alternative Press, 1965-1972.” Join us online or in person tomorrow.


More Than $14,000 Behind on Rent, She’s Telling the City to Put a Deal in Writing

The long saga of Patricia James’ eviction from a NYCHA-owned building may be coming to an end — but not without some unorthodox legal wrangling.


‘Combat at the Capitale’ Brings a Bit of Bangkok to the Bowery

A volley of kicks and punches were unleashed as fights broke out on the Bowery on Friday night, but it wasn’t what you think: More than 500 people had descended on the lavish Beaux Arts building that once housed the Bowery Savings Bank to watch “Combat at the Capitale.”


After Nearly Five Years, Hip-Hop Showcase Ends Its Run

For almost five years, Bondfire has served as a monthly family reunion for New York’s hip-hop scene, but the celebrated open mic will end its run tomorrow night at the Bowery Poetry Club.


24-Hour Deli Serves Chips Where Poker Club Folded

A space that briefly housed a poker club – until it closed in August after a gunpoint robbery – is now home to a deli.


Teacher Rankings Revealed, and Here Are the East Village Ones

On Friday, the city’s Department of Education released data reports for roughly 18,000 teachers at public schools, grades 4-8. Here’s how East Village schools did.