The Day | Jennifer Esposito to Film in East Village

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Good Morning, East Village

11,000 old pay phones will become digital kiosks. |Hyperallergic|

Jennifer Esposito, known for her work in Blue Bloods and gluten free baked goods, plans to shoot her new reality series, “Playing With Fire,” in the East Village. |]

Yuji Ramen is coming soon to Smorgasburg at Whole Foods Bowery. [Whole Foods]

Tompkins Square Bagels was named best bagel. |Citysearch|

Crash has gotten started on a new mural at Bowery and Houston. [Animal]

“This 500 sq ft East Village apartment by Jordan Parnass Digital Architecture is a beautiful exercise in space optimization and cleanliness.” [Life Edited]

Remembering the Germania Theatre, which “actually began life as the Church of St. Ann’s, which makes sense given the ecclesiastical design of the building. It was built at some point in the mid-19th century and later became a factory before it was ultimately converted to a theater.” [Off the Grid]

“Momofuku Ko is turning five-years-old this month and is celebrating with a celebratory “throwback” dinner on March 24 and 25, with two seatings each night.” [Eater]

A long chat with Joaquin Simo of Pouring Ribbons. [Eater]