The Day | Stabbing Suspect a ‘Career Criminal’

André Saraiva: Andrépolis, at the HoleScott Lynch

Good morning, East Village.

The Post has more about Carl Knox, who is accused of stabbing his girlfriend’s nephew to death Saturday morning. “Knox has been in and out of state prison since 1986. His rap sheet lists more than 25 arrests, including for such serious charges as rape, assault and criminal possession of a weapon, police said.”

The Observer drops into Andre Saraiva’s show at the Hole, “Andrépolis,” and notes “Manhattan’s newest thrill ride: a giant, purple, mechanical penis.” Scott Lynch took a less risque photo at the exhibit, above. And Hole gallerist Kathy Grayson tells, “Without people like André bringing us together, we’re just all lonely in our little apartments. New York would suck.”

Elsewhere in the art world, Bowery Boogie has photos from the Guild of the Black Eagle show at Fuse Gallery.

Cool Hunting takes a look inside “Time and Space on the Lower East Side” by Brian Rose and Ed Fausty, a book that gathers their photos of the neighborhood from 1980 and 2010. Don’t miss the slideshow.

Speaking of the East Village in the 80s, Flaming Pablum posts a Del Lords video that features some shots of the neighborhood circa 1988.

DNA Info reports that local competitive eater Timothy “Eater X” Janus has set a record for the longest burp, issuing an 18.1-second belch after chugging two gallons of soda.

A new study reveals that during the last three months of 2011, there were 19 crashes involving a bike and car in the East Village, according to The Post. During that period, the Upper East Side had the highest concentration of bike-car crashes in all of the city, with 26. Last year, The Local found that many of the city’s most dangerous intersections for cyclists were in the East Village and Lower East Side.

Want to live in an East 13th Street building that has a rooftop pool with “private cabanas”? It’ll cost you just $3,750 per month for a 522-square-foot one-bedroom, according to a listing on Curbed.

David Hitchner, one of the owners of the new Alphabet City Beer Co., gets his East 12th Street apartment made over by the Daily News and scores a $719 kitchen island in the process.

According to Racked, Frankie, one of the two mascots at the East Ninth Street boutique Duo, is quite the local celebrity. “Duo’s block of East Ninth Street is a tight-knit community. Sometimes Frankie will run to the laundromat next door, or have playdates in the store’s backyard with other dogs on the street. Neighbors have given her so many treats that she eventually learned to dance for them.”

Neighborhoodr posts an interview with Jimmy Webb, the owner of Trash and Vaudeville, who calls himself the “ring-leader of the rock and roll circus.” And lest you doubt it, The Post outfits cast members from “Rock of Ages” with duds from the St. Marks store.

Off the Grid reports from the Greenwich Village Society for Historic Preservation’s annual Village Awards, in which Calvin Trillin had nothing but nice things to say about Rosie Mendez, Eric Ferrara, and other honorees.

DNA Info notes that a Russian Arts Theater and Studio Company production of “House of Curiosities,” based on Roald Dahl’s stories for adults, premieres at the Connelly Theater tonight.