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Chic of the Week: Chico’s Latest Wall

Chico’s latest is at Arena Eco-Friendly Salon on Orchard Street.

Watch Chico Paint His Last East Village Mural (For Now)

The artist paints some bobwhites on a forthcoming restaurant, Bobwhite Counter, before moving to Florida.

With One More Mural Planned, Chico Leaves Loisaida for Florida

The iconic muralist may be leaving Alphabet City for good to find a new life in Tampa.

Catching Up With Chico

Antonio Garcia, the street artist known as Chico, recently received commissions for 10 new neighborhood murals.

Street Scenes | Appreciating Chico

Appreciating the work of the street artist known as Chico.

Thank You, East Village

A mosaic of 160 people who make the East Village what it is.

The Day | Kickstarter Heads to Greenpoint

A roundup of today’s news from the neighborhood, including a new location for Kickstarter, the latest on Ruff Club, and checking in with the Museum of Reclaimed Urban Space.

The Day | Officer Allegedly Stole Guns From Stationhouse, Sold Them on the Street

A roundup of this morning’s news.

Street Scenes | Don’t Even Think About Posting Here

The Local is boarding up the office and heading to the beach.

Alice Cooper Big Apple Dreamin’ in the Neighborhood

The rock and roller was spotted at The Bean and Trash and Vaudeville.

Nice Guy Eddie’s Loses One Kiss Mural, Gains Another

The Kiss mural is gone. Long live the Kiss mural.

The Day | Those Hotel Rumors? Not Exactly Ace Reporting

The Local’s daily roundup of East Village news from around the web.

Nice Guy Eddie’s Closes on Sunday

The sports bar has been open for 16 years.

Artists and Kids Team Up for Avenue D Mural

The group that scored a $5,000 check from street artist Retna has added a new mural to the East Village, and The Local helped make it happen.

Kiss the Nice Guy Eddie’s Mural Goodbye?

Plus, another iconic bar, Joe’s, is cleared to become Josie’s.

Inside the Abandoned Mary Help of Christians School

The Local got a look inside the eerily abandoned Mary Help of Christians school when we visited the set of “Girl on the Train” last night. The school was closed in 2006, but remnants of it remain.

Film Turns Mary Help of Christians School Into After-Hours Club

Last night, Mary Help of Christians Church was ethereally illuminated as writer-director Larry Brand filmed scenes from “Girl on the Train,” a neo-noir thriller starring Henry Ian Cusick as a documentary filmmaker, Stephen Lang as a detective, and Nicki Aycox as the titular femme fatale.

On Ninth Street, a ‘Guru of East Side Soul’

Jazz musician Billy Lyles and his wife, designer Jane Williams, have owned Katinka, an idiosyncratic store no bigger than a walk-in closet, since 1979.

Bobwhite Lunch & Supper Counter: How It’s Looking, What It’s Cooking

A former financial consultant tries his hand at chicken and biscuits on Avenue C. A look at the space, the food, and the menu.

The Day | Remembering the Eviction of C.H.A.R.A.S.

A roundup of this morning’s posts, including possible heart surgery for Ray, a female priest on East Fourth, drug charges at the Sunburnt Cow, Christmas comes early for M15 drivers, and more.