The Day | Virgins Too Loud For Neighbors

EAST VILLAGE yellow bicycle (test)Ria Chung

Good morning, East Village.

Rock band The Virgins isn’t too popular with its neighbors, according to The Post and DNA Info: the band practices daily in an apartment on Second Avenue, between Seventh and Eighth Streets. “‘I think they’re full of themselves. They leave the window open,’ one neighbor griped to cops last night at a community meeting. ‘It’s like clockwork, every day between 4 and 7.'”

Off the Grid posts the Landmarks Perservation Commission’s designation report about the East Village/Lower East Side Historic district, along with some pointers about what to look for in the 300-plus-page document.

Grub Street hears that EMM Group’s project at 199 Bowery will be called The General. According to a statement, “The massive 300-seat project from partners Eugene Remm, Mark Birnbaum, and Michael Hirtenstein will have a casual café and more upscale dining room, with a red-and-gold color scheme and decor inspired by ‘urban excavation.'”

EV Grieve reports that Tompkins Square Bagels was robbed of “several small items,” including a laptop by a man who is said to have committed other restaurant thefts in the area.

Roots drummer Questlove will be teaching a course on classic albums at N.Y.U. next semester. “He’s one of the smartest people in music, besides being a fantastic musician,” associate professor Jason King tells The Post.

Ephemeral recalls a cafe at Ninth Street and University Place that was beloved by customers such as E.B. White, who wrote, “It is busy yet peaceful. Nursing a drink, I stare through the west windows at the Manufacturers Trust and Company and at the red brick fronts on the north side of Ninth Street, watching the red turn slowly purple as the light dwindles.”

ArtsBeat reports that Ben Gibbard, the songwriter and frontman for Death Cab for Cutie, celebrated the release of his latest album at HiFi, where he got his start back when the place was Brownies.

Broadway World notes that “Confessions of a Cuban Sex Addict” is returning to Duo Theater, Nov. 5 through Dec. 17.