The Day | Eva Mendez Goes Skull-Shopping at Obscura

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Good morning, East Village.

Eight new members have been appointed to Community Board 3. [The Lo-Down]

“Coming up this weekend at the Sunshine Cinema, there will be a screening of the “NIMBY Experience,” in which the Lower East Side’s Luis Guzman goes homeless on the streets of New York City to “shed light” on a cause he’s passionate about.” [The Lo-Down]

The owner of Bella Tile is upset that taxis visiting the Madina mosque continue to block his driveway. [The Villager]

The BP gas station and Irish pub Puck Fair could be demolished for construction of a new building. [DNAinfo]

Ryan Gosling and Eva Mendez were spotted in front of the Bowery Hotel. [Fox News] The actress recently bought a $225 papier-­mâché skull at Obscura. [Vulture]

Empire Biscuit will open early this summer at 198 Avenue A. [DNAinfo]

Signage is up at Andrew Carmellini’s Lafayette, which is two weeks away from opening. [Eater]

Crif Dogs wants to bring full liquor to the empty lot that used to house Billy’s Antiques. [Grub Street]