The Day | Officer Sentenced to 15 Years For Stealing Guns

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Good morning, East Village.

“A pill-popping dirty cop was sentenced yesterday to 15 years in prison for stealing guns from his East Village station house and selling them to his drug dealer.” [NY Post]

“The Exxon Mobil station on 2nd Street and Avenue C became an impromptu movie theater last night, as a coalition of climate-change activists projected a short film about Hurricane Sandy recovery onto the wall above it.” [Runnin Scared]

The Greenwich Village Society for Historic Preservation gives us a head’s up about a special event involving “a film screening of ‘Get Crazy’ (1983), a panel discussion moderated by Jesse Kornbluth about the Fillmore East and East Village 1960s-70s music scene with Joshua White (creator of the Joshua Light Show) among others, and an after party at Velseka Bowery.” [GVSHP]

“The Bowery Mission, one of the oldest and largest charity organizations in New York City, has opened a newly-renovated transitional home for formerly homeless women in Harlem this week, providing them further security as they get back on their feet.” [Deseret News]

Petland’s move from East 14th Street to the Stuyvesant Town mall will happen in early 2013. [pcvstBee]

“The New York City Police Department is asking the public for help in identifying a woman found wandering around the East Village early Wednesday morning.” [CBS NY]

In response to a lawsuit, N.Y.U. has filed papers insisting that James Franco’s dismissal of a teacher as “awful” had nothing to do with the actor’s employment at the school. [NY Post]

Anne Hathaway’s former apartment in the Avalon Bowery complex is up for rent. [Curbed]

At Mono+Mono on East Fourth Street, “jazz and spicy fried chicken have never complimented each other so well.”

Community Board 3 has released the agenda for the liquor license committee’s December meeting. [The Lo-Down]

A review of “Giant,” a “2009 work that is just now finding its way to New York with a first-rate production at the Public Theater.” [Capital NY]

The latest exhibit at New Museum pays tribute to the New York art scene of 1993. [Paper]

Michael Natale got a shot of the moon over the city. [GammaBlog]

L’Apicio starts serving brunch this weekend. [Zagat]