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David Joffy, who has lived in the same East Village apartment for over 35 years, likes to take his dog to the park two to three times a day, snow or shine.
Time for some more fun at the run. Here’s this week’s Dog-Run Duo.
Nicole Guzzardi Let’s douse some more cold water on those ridiculous rumors that Mermaid Inn is taking over the Candela Candela space, shall we? Turns out, the owners of the Cuban-Italian restaurant are remodeling it and turning into an organic Italian eatery. Candela Candela officially closed its doors last Sunday, said owner Shai Zvibak. Mr. […]
Two of the buildings are responsible for the anti-Shaoul blog Occupy East 4th Street.
The storefront at 141 First Avenue that held the original location of Ramen Setagaya and then its replacement, Ramen Kuidouraku, and then yet another noodle joint, Ichiraku Ramen, is set to become (you guessed it!) another ramen joint.
The California-based jeans brand takes over a former deli on the corner of Mott and Houston.
East Village shop Honeymoon Vintage makes a return, in a storefront that it’s sharing with Chelsea Flea Market veteran Nomad Vintage.
Hi Collar will serve a “more personalized” type of coffee during the day, and tapas and drinks at night.
A barber shop on 14th Street is offering free cuts to storm victims.
A motorcycle-themed wine bar is expected to open in the former San Matteo Panuozzo space, and the former home of Cigkoftem will soon hold a wine shop.
Longtime East Villager George Smol owns an English Mastiff named Cassie California Dreamin’. Nicknames include Castle, likely because she weighs in at about 140 pounds.
Time for some more fun at the run. Here’s this week’s Dog Run Duo — Trio, actually!
CHKA A martial arts academy and a cigar store are the latest to score grants that will allow them to become more eco-friendly. The Lower East Side Ecology Center awarded the grants Wednesday night to the Chinese Hawaiian Kempo Academy and Maraya Cigar. Rebecca Krauss, manager of EcoBizNYC, said the Ecology Center program assesses businesses […]
Video: Remika Remika Rajkitkul Just how much business did Halloween Adventure lose when Sandy forced it to close during its busiest season? Tony Bianchi, 67, who has managed the store for over 15 years, told The Local, “We’ve lost at least half a million dollars, and that’s putting it conservatively.” Still, with SantaCon scheduled for […]
The Bowery is getting burlesqued! Bettie Page, a boutique selling outfits inspired by the 1950s pin-up, opened Monday, right across from where Bowery Poetry Club is getting a racy makeover.
Fay Raye, an eight-year-old “Muttweiler,” is a well-known customer at Ray’s Candy Store on Avenue A. Watch her wait for slices of cheese at the counter.
A list of neighborhood spots that’ll be serving up prix-fixe feasts for Thanksgiving — with menus!
Jennifer Sanford was enjoying brunch with a friend at Veselka when she bit into something that allegedly broke her tooth. The incident left a bad taste in her mouth: she recently filed a lawsuit against the Second Avenue standby.
Nicole Guzzardi Courtesy Liz Wolff Piano outside of Ms. Wolff’s family’s home. Cure Thrift Shop usually donates proceeds from its earnings to diabetes research, but this week it has a new cause: the Rockaways, where residents – about 31,000 of them still without power – are cleaning up demolished homes and struggling for food and […]
Last Monday, just before Sandy hit, Micah Kaplan lost his newly adopted Beagle-mix when it escaped its leash and ran away. Saturday morning, Arthur was found dead on a ramp of the BQE, at Atlantic Avenue.