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The Day | Foursquare Checks Out of Cooper Square

A roundup of this morning’s news, including more on the closing of Billy’s Antiques, a case against rooftop additions, a 60-year-old who does 700 push-ups a day, and more.

The Day | Billy’s Antiques Will (Temporarily) Close

A roundup of this morning’s news, including a farmers’ march across the neighborhood, a look inside Chloe Sevigny’s closet, some McSorley’s and B&H Dairy history, and more.

The Day | Subway Groping Victim Fights Back

A roundup of this morning’s news, including interviews with Padma Lakshmi and Billy Leroy, an ode to Dick Manitoba, and an alleged groping victim who fought back.

The Day | Gentrification, Deterioration

Phillip Kalantzis Cope Last week the New Museum announced some of the details for its Festival of Ideas, but it seems that not everyone is keen on the street festival scheduled to take place on the Bowery. The Lo-Down reports that Billy Leroy, “mayor” of the Bowery and proprieter of Billy’s antiques is opposed to what […]

The Day | Starbucks and Santas

Gloria Chung Good morning, East Village. Those who fear a Starbucks on every corner might breathe a little easier this morning, as the company tells DNAinfo that it currently has no designs on First Avenue or Avenue A. Devotees of bric-a-brac will spare a thought for Billy LeRoy of Billy’s Antiques. Having failed to follow […]