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The Day | Star the Pit Bull Survived a Bullet? - The Local East Village Blog - NYTimes.com


The Day | Star the Pit Bull Survived a Bullet?


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MouthfulScott Lynch

Good morning, East Village.

The Daily News reports that Star, the pit bull shot by a police officer on 14th Street yesterday survived, and is being cared for at a shelter in East Harlem.

The Wall Street Journal got in touch with Eli Halali, the owner of Two Bros. Pizza, to explain why he has shaken the very foundation of the pizza industry by selling a slice for $1.50. “We’re feeling the customers out, seeing what they think of this particular slice,” he said. “This may or may not be an item that we may add to the menu if people want a bigger slice.”

A second soldier facing charges related to the death of Private Danny Chen pleaded guilty in Fort Bragg, N.C. to charges of hazing and maltreatment. He has been kicked out of the Army and will serve six months behind bars, The Daily News reports.

The Times reviews “Being Becoming” at The Fringe Festival, performed by the dancer Malini Srinivasan. “Thus is quickly revealed one of the show’s prime assets: Ms. Srinivasan’s beauty. Even adorned, it is the inviting rather than the intimidating kind. Her eyes smile, and she can seduce without trying too hard.”

On Facebook, the Lower East Side Preservation Initiative notes The Local’s story on the closing of Mary Help of Christians, and urges the Landmarks Preservation Commission to consider protecting the building.

Karen The Small Press Librarian lists 10 reasons why people should support St. Mark’s Bookshop as it gathers funds for a new location. Looks like the Bookshop is closing in on its goal of $23,000 with three days left to go.