The Day | Chilly Days Ahead

Christmas TimeSuzanne RozdebaEast Seventh Street

Good morning, East Village.

It looks like the changes to the south side of East 14th Street between Avenues A and B could be more extensive than the loss of Petland and Bargain Express. Details began to emerge yesterday of the sale of eight lots at the end of November. Could this be the end of Blarney Cove?

Ukrainian Sports ClubSuzanne Rozdeba

Our neighbors south of Houston, in the 10002 zip code, will be getting more post-Sandy assistance from the federal government in the form of D-SNAP benefits: that means replacement benefits for food stamp recipients who lost food in the disaster.

Feeling the chill? The Ukrainian Sports Club on Second Avenue has free coats and will be handing them out Sunday lunchtime.

And in gleeful anticipation of the John Sexton no-confidence vote, Jeremiah’s Vanishing New York blog offers a compendium of anti-N.Y.U. expansion quotes from the book “While We Were Sleeping.”