The Day | Olsen Twin’s Beau Takes Townhouse

Girl and Birds, East VillageShawn Hoke The latest mural at Ideal Glass.

The Post reports that Mary-Kate Olsen’s boyfriend Olivier Sarkozy has put $6.25 million down for one of the twin East 10th Street townhouses that were being marketed as a package.

According to The Post, elderly residents of Washington Square Village are suing N.Y.U. in order to insure that a park they consider a “necessary service” won’t be replaced during the school’s expansion.

Meanwhile in the Villager, Andrew Berman of the Greenwich Village Society for Historic Preservation outlines “the 10 most outrageous things about the city’s approval of the N.Y.U. expansion plan.”

LA Weekly goes inside Johnny Ramone’s old home in the Valley, where his wife Linda Ramone still lives. It features an Elvis room and a shrine to Ronald Reagan.

According to ArtsBeat, the owners of the CBGB brand are printing “Free Pussy Riot” t-shirts in support of the embattled Russian punk rock band.

Zagat reports that the folks at Filipino hotspot Maharlika are opening a “Filipino gastropub” offering “”Filipino food rebuilt.” It’ll be called Jeepney after the country’s public taxis.

And a couple of new chains headed to the Lower East Side: The Lo-Down reports that a Tim Hortons is opening on Houston Street and a controversial 7-Eleven has been has been approved for Grand Street by the Seward Park Coop board.